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Research is a Pebble in my Shoe: Considerations for Research From a Pueblo Indian Standpoint


Abstract The overarching purpose of my dissertation is to offer one Pueblo perspective about research and health education to contribute to critical dialogue among Pueblo people so that relevant research and health education approaches grounded in Pueblo thinking can emerge. Research was a pebble in my shoe that caused me great discomfort as I walked within academia during the many years I worked as a health educator at a university, and continues to bother me. The purpose of my journal article is to discuss why much mainstream research is problematic from a Pueblo Indian standpoint and to explore considerations for research with Pueblo people. The purpose of my book chapter is to reflect on my experiences as a Pueblo Indian health educator to add t... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Suina, Michele (Author) / Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Gomez, Alan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / Health education / Social research / Health Education / Indigenous Health / Indigenous Research Methodology / Justice Studies / Pueblo Indian
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 82 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Justice and Human Rights 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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