Governance, Policies, and Ethics
This section houses selected resources that support foundational understanding of research and Indigenous peoples. Within, you’ll also find toolkits and guiding documents to support your journey on fostering Indigenous-led or co-led research partnerships.
Ethical Space for Knowledge Coproduction Workshop on Ethics in Community Based Monitoring. Ravenscall Enterprises LTD.
Buller, M., Audette, M., Eyolfson, B., & Robinson, Q. (2019). Reclaiming power and place the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s 35, Part 2 of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11.
Canada Erasmus G. & Dussault René. (1996). Report of the royal commission on aboriginal peoples. Commission : Available by mail from Canada Communication Group--Pub.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, (2007). CIHR Guidelines for Health Research Involving Aboriginal People.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. (2018). Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.
Centre for First Nations Governance. (n.d.). Tools and resources.
Conservation through reconciliation partnership. (2023, January 17). Organizational Change and Reconciliations within ENGOs.
First Nations Information Governance Centre, (n.d.). The First Nations Principles of OCAP®.
Gunn, B. (2011). Understanding and implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of
Indigenous Peoples: An introductory handbook. Indigenous Bar Association.
Hanson, E. (2009a). Constitution Act, 1982 section 35. Indigenous Foundations.
Hanson, E. (2009b). The Indian Act. Indigenous Foundations.
Hanson, E. (2009c). UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples. Indigenous Foundations.
Inuit Circumpolar Council. (2022). Circumpolar Inuit protocols for equitable and ethical engagement.
Joseph, B. (2015, June 2). 21 Things you may not have known about the Indian Act. Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
McNeil, K. (2007). A brief history of our right to self-governance: Pre-contact to present. Centre for First Nations Governance.
United Nations (General Assembly). (2007). Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Van Bibber, M., & George, A. (2012). Doing good health research in northern Indigenous communities: A guide to research review. (K. Friendship, Ed.). Arctic Institute of Community Based Research.