The importance of qualitative research in addressing cultural relevance: experiences from research with Pacific Northwest Indian women.

@article{Strickland1999TheIO,
  title={The importance of qualitative research in addressing cultural relevance: experiences from research with Pacific Northwest Indian women.},
  author={Carolyn June Strickland},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={517-25}
}
Across Indian communities, the spirit of self-determination is in the air. Tribes are contracting with the federal government in order to take responsibility for health and governance as sovereign nations. For too long others have defined tribal needs, conceptualized tribal problems, and used their theoretical models in implementing interventions. In this age of self-determination, more tribal communities want to partner with others in studies affecting their communities. Qualitative research… CONTINUE READING