Laying the Groundwork

A Practical Guide for Ethical Research with Indigenous Communities

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Although there are numerous ethical guidelines for research with Indigenous communities, not all research is conducted in an ethical, culturally respectful, and effective way. To address this gap, we review four ethical frameworks for research with Indigenous Peoples in Canada.


Riddell, J.K., Salamanca, A., Pepler, D.J., Cardinal, S. & McIvor, O. (2017). Laying the groundwork: A practical guide for ethical research with Indigenous communities. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 8(2), 1-20.