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grant independence to (a former colony)


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I have also learned that the innate decolonising mindset I held prior to entering the field in 2014 did not fully compensate for my low level of engagement with the activist, intellectual and lived intercultural and decolonial space that many indigenous and some non-indigenous scholars have striven to construct and inhabit over the past two decades (Denzin et al.
At the time, and given my unsophisticated understanding of decolonising methodologies, constructivist grounded theory using elements of ethnography seemed an excellent fit.
The deliberate and explicit decolonising process began when I returned home and had the wherewithal to conduct an in-depth exploration of the literature around indigenous and decolonising methodologies, and the opportunity to discuss the research with my supervisors and other scholars who were engaged in decolonising projects.
The challenge in decolonising African indigenous epistemologies here is not merely a historical lack of recognition but the problem is recognition with a view to exploitation.
While other scholars have challenged African academics and the research that they do to show that they belong to Africa by being relevant and serving African people (Teka 2003: 225-6), the challenge is about decolonising first and foremost the African minds that have been trained for centuries to take epistemic flights from realities on the continent.
What is needed in decolonising methodologies including "fieldwork" is to go beyond ready satisfaction with capturing multiple meanings by supposedly multiplicities of African communities.
An interesting move to cover CCF's encouragement of decolonising writers like Wole Soyinka is left hanging and Rubin moves on to a fruitless section on the Third Programme.
Decolonising History and Narrating the Subaltern: Palestinian Oral History, Indigenous and Gendered Memories
Indigenous academics have developed theory that is more in keeping with Indigenous world-views and that focuses on decolonising and reframing research.
This article offers a reflection on the applicability of reflexivity as a tool for the non-Indigenous researcher to contribute to the decolonising and reframing of research with Indigenous peoples.
However, it will not lead to reframing and decolonising research unless it is integrated with a broader intention to interrogate the foundations on which academia creates and affirms research.
This type of research is referred to as a decolonising methodology (25), meaning that researchers "research back"--a process whereby the researcher firstly acknowledges that Indigenous peoples have been constructed and represented in negative ways and that power and knowledge are interconnected.
Within the role of an academic researcher, this individual attempts to integrate his/her Indigeneity into the work she/he does and, in the process, is committed to working towards the decolonising embetterment of her/his community; follows Indigenous principles in the research process and in her/his relationships with all relations; aims to increase Indigenous ways of knowing in the academy; and, as an agent of change, struggles to make the academy more responsive and responsible towards Indigenous peoples.
These women reported that a decolonising nationalist movement can bring back women's powerful positions in their nation only if such a movement is inclusive of the different voices and experiences of colonialism and "Native-ness," and issues of gender are fully incorporated into the evolving Oneida's nationalist discourse.
The future of Tokelau; decolonising agendas, 1975-2006.