ERIC Number: EJ666840
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Purga Project: Indigenous Knowledge Research.
Sheehan, Norm; Walker, Polly
Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, v29 n2 p11-17 2001
The Purga Elders Centre in Queensland (Australia) is an Aboriginal-owned meeting place where Aboriginal culture and history are lived and passed on. Research conducted there is based on Indigenous Knowledge Research (IKR), which is grounded in Indigenous realities and approaches knowledge only through respect for Indigenous epistemologies. Twenty principles of IKR and Indigenous science are described. (TD)
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Action Research, Cultural Education, Cultural Maintenance, Empowerment, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Personnel, Nonformal Education, Participatory Research, Research Methodology, Researcher Subject Relationship
For full text: http://www.uq.edu.au/ATSIS/ajie/contents/29 2.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Australia