Indigenous Storytelling as Research

  title={Indigenous Storytelling as Research},
  author={Judy M. Iseke},
  journal={International Review of Qualitative Research},
  pages={559 - 577}
  • Judy M. Iseke
  • Published 1 November 2013
  • Psychology
  • International Review of Qualitative Research
Story is a practice in Indigenous cultures that sustains communities, validates experiences and epistemologies, expresses experiences of Indigenous peoples, and nurtures relationships and the sharing of knowledge. Storytelling is also a central focus of Indigenous epistemologies, pedagogies, and research approaches. Excerpts from discussions by Métis Elders, whose stories and histories are shared, suggest a complex mindfulness and require “deep respect” in research (Iseke & Brennus, 2011, p… 
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