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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Francis (2017). Postmodern Creationism in Academia: Why Evergreen Matters.

“Following from the above paradigm shift, the ideology-over-science method logically lends itself to outside politicized control over research and independent scholarship, imposing dangerous restrictions on academic freedom.” (¶17)

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Goulet & Goulet (2014). Where We’ve Been: Sociohistorical Realities. (Teaching Each Other: Nehinuw Concepts and Indigenous Pedagogies.)

“The hierarchical structure of education continues to the present with the norms of unequal power relations and competitive individualism that can result in inequities.” (p 44)

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Goulet & Goulet (2014). Where We Are in Indigenous Education. (Teaching Each Other: Nehinuw Concepts and Indigenous Pedagogies.)

“… the late Elder Ken Goodwill from the Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation said that the purpose of education is to help students recognize who they are, to see their gifts, talents, and strengths and recognize the responsibility that accompanies these gifts, so they can survive, thrive, and contribute as they navigate through both the broader world and Indigenous cultures.” (p 5)

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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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