• Aileen Moreton-Robinson
    Queensland University of Technology
  • Mark McMillan
    University of Melbourne
  • David Singh
    Queensland University of Technology


This edition testifies to the broad international reach of the journal, with contributions variously concerned with Arctic Indigenous communities, the Métis of Canada, Native Hawaiians and Māori of Aotearoa (New Zealand). Two articles stress the need to work collaboratively and respectfully with Indigenous populations whilst conducting research. The first, by Gwen Healey, notes the increased interest in health research in the Arctic, particularly with Inuit populations. Healy seeks to add to the growing body of literature concerned with Indigenous ways of knowing by highlighting Inuit concepts that inform an effective Arctic research model. The second, by primary author Peter Hutchinson and a range of co-contributors, highlights the ways in which Métis collaborators working in health developed a participatory Indigenous research method that was unique in that it foregrounded Métis relationships and relationality. In so doing, the researchers were able to give substance to otherwise staid policy statements about the need for good ethical research conduct.

Published: 2014-01-01
Pages:1 to 1
Section: Editorial
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Moreton-Robinson, A., McMillan, M., & Singh, D. (2014). Editorial. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 7(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcis.v7i1.116