Knowledge, ceremony and an Indigenous approach to research

Portrait of Carrie Bourassa.

Knowledge, ceremony and an Indigenous approach to research

Carrie Bourassa explains what Indigenous research methodology means, and why it matters
May 29, 2018

When non-Indigenous scientists wish to conduct research in Indigenous communities, cultural misunderstandings can arise over issues including the methods of research, ownership of data and interpretation of results. In this podcast, Carrie Bourassa –  Research Chair in Indigenous and Northern Health and Senior Scientist at Health Sciences North Research Institute in Sudbury, Ontario – talks about the complexities of conducting research in First Nations communities and the philosophy of Indigenous research methodology.