Yao (2017). The Western Elite from a Chinese Perspective.

“What I realized is that if we look at one individual’s life in isolation, it is very tempting to come to the conclusion that one’s particular actions lead to whatever happens next. But if we look at the society as a whole or look across generations, we can see that people with very similar backgrounds can take similar actions and end up with vastly different results.” (¶38)

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Brumble (1998). Vine Deloria, Jr., Creationism, and Ethnic Pseudoscience.

“I do want to point out that Deloria, the creationists, and the melanin scholars differ importantly from scientists. Deloria et al. are fundamentally antirational — even as they try to wrap the mantle of science about their beliefs.” (p 341)

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Meier (2017). UC Berkeley Uses Optical Scanning to Recover Indigenous Voices from Wax Cylinders.

“A project underway at UC Berkeley is using innovative optical scan technology to transfer and digitally restore these recordings … ‘Documenting Endangered Languages,’ … aims to preserve about 100 hours of audio.” (¶2)

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Clarke (2017). Grounding care practices in theory.

“Health professionals are often encouraged to consider evidence as the guiding source for difficult decision. While evidence-based practice is valuable, medical evidence does not exist outside of the relational context of treatment.” (p 79-80)

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Mitchell, Guichon, & Wong (2015). Caring for children, focusing on children.

“A more recent report claims that ‘Racism against Indigenous peoples in the healthcare system is so pervasive that people strategize around anticipated racism before visiting the emergency department or, in some cases, avoid care altogether’ (13).” (p 294)

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National Science Foundation. (2017). Rare audio of indigenous languages saved by invention 100 years later.

“I see what we’re doing as creating the possibility of digital repatriation of cultural heritage to the people and communities where the knowledge was created in the first place while still making it available for scholars.” (0:01:00)

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Kovach (2010). Indigenous Research Methods and Interpretation. (Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts.)

“When it comes to Indigenous research methods, there is a continuum of ways to access information. This continuum runs from the most personal, internal knowledges that guide our research to the external knowledge that comes from others.” (p 123)

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Kovach (2010). Applying a Decolonizing Lens within Indigenous Research Frameworks. (Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts.)

“Critical theory and a decolonizing approach have assisted in providing an analysis for making visible the power dynamics within society, as well as developing the tools to think, write, and be in a way that furthers social justice.” (p 92)

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