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- 1. One World/One Narrative: Indigenous Identity, Concepts and Life Experiences
- 2. The Winding Sheets of the Womb: Self-Study and Collaborative Inquiry
- 3. When the Student Is Ready: Co-Constructing a Pedagogy of Courage
- 4. Won’t You Help Me Sing This Song of Freedom? Enacting Communal Resistance
- 5. The Arc of Hope: The Historical Empowerment of Our Heroes
- 6. From Resistance to Redemption—Reciprocity-Support-Truthfulness in the Classroom
- 7. Social Change through Creative Work: Building Criticality across the Globe
- Postscript: The Wolf We Feed
Marva McClean and Marcus Waters
Descent into the Womb
of Decolonized Research Methodologies
Library of Congress Cataloging‐in‐Publication Data
Names: McClean, Marva, author. | Waters, Marcus, author.
Title: Indigenous epistemology: descent into the womb of decolonized
research methodologies / Marva McClean and Marcus Waters.
Description: New York: Peter Lang, 2020.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2019049880 | ISBN 978‐1‐4331‐7305‐9 (hardback: alk. paper)
ISBN 978‐1‐4331‐7306‐6 (ebook pdf)
ISBN 978‐1‐4331‐7307‐3 (epub) | ISBN 978‐1‐4331‐7308‐0 (mobi)
Subjects: LCSH: Indigenous peoples—Research. | Knowledge, Theory of. |
Indigenous peoples—Colonization. | Indigenous peoples—Social conditions.
Classification: LCC GN380 .M33 | DDC 305.80072—dc23
LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2019049880
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Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the “Deutsche
Nationalbibliografie”; detailed bibliographic data are available
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Cover photo taken by Marva McClean at the Green Grotto Cave, Runaway Bay
Jamaica. This cave was first home to First Nation People‐The Tainos,
also known as Arawaks, prior to Columbusʹ arrival in Jamaica.
It later served as temporary housing and escape route for formerly enslaved
Africans during the British colonization of Jamaica.
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About the author
Marva McClean is a public-school educator and teacher-researcher whose research agenda focuses on social justice & equity in education; the sociology of middle school; transnationalism and postcolonial studies; and Indigenous/Aboriginal/Maroon cultures. She engages in collaborative inquiry with international scholars to explore Indigeneity across the globe and create strategies to build the historical consciousness of youth in schools. She is the author of From the Middle Passage to Black Lives Matter: Ancestral Writing as a Pedagogy of Hope (Peter Lang, 2019).
Marcus Waters is a Kamilaroi First Nation Aboriginal ceremonial keeper who speaks and writes in his Kamilaroi Aboriginal language. His research agenda focuses on surviving Kamilaroi epistemologies essential to cultural maintenance and trans-generational pedagogy. A published playwright, screenwriter, journalist and academic, he is Program Director of Creative and Professional Writing and Convener of Screenwriting at Griffi th University, Australia. He is also a recipient of the Griffi th University Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Waters is the author of Indigenous Knowledge Production: Navigating Humanity Within a Western World (2018).
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- New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Oxford, Wien, 2020. VIII, 118 pp.