“Whose ethics? In this era of aboriginal self-government, it is not for the outsider to set the rules of conduct on our lands and in our communities. It is our right and responsibility as aboriginal nations to do that. It is the right and responsibility of researchers to respect and comply with our standards.”
The template was designed, in large part, to conform to the requirements of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th Edition (2009). In addition, the template incorporates certain formatting conventions and enhancements to assist university students in the writing of academic papers.
“The importance of gift-giving is that it helps create and reinforce relationships among members of a community. It is not simply a gesture between individuals but an acknowledgement of the community’s values.”
“Translated often as an ‘offering,’ ‘presentation,’ or a ‘gift,’ a bagijigan is arguably the most important social, political, and ideological interaction in Anishinaabeg life.” (p 18)