Non-Native scholars doing research in Native American communities: A matter of respect

Marianne O. Nielsen, Larry A. Gould

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This paper raises issues involved in doing research in partnership with Native American communities. The paper explores methodological concerns such as: access and cooperation, protocol, culturally appropriate methods, and ineffective methods. Integral to this discussion are the rights of the Native American communities and the responsibilities of the researchers. Specific topics include: getting started on a project, control of the research project, negotiating the release of the information gathered during the project, recognition for involvement in the research, and other ethical issues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)420-433
Number of pages14
JournalSocial Science Journal
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 22 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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