indigenous research methods, kaupapa Maori,
This article introduces researchers in the library and information sciences to indigenous research methods by describing the context of indigenous peoples and how their indigeneity is defined. It also outlines why these methodologies are important and by describing a series of guiding principles, how the methods can be applied in indigenous research settings. An important aspect of the article is the consideration of whether non-indigenous researchers can be effectively users of the methodologies outlined. The use of indigenous research methods in New Zealand through kaupapa Māori methods are provided as a case study.
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