There is currently a strong movement among First Nations researchers in Australia and globally to draw on their own epistemologies, ontologies and axiologies in academic research. It is evident that Indigenous researchers are pushing back the boundaries in the research academy to make space for a new, fresher way to do research by drawing on old traditional Indigenous ways. Our Indigenous ways of working, being and making-meaning appeal to me as a researcher, because these are my strength, these are familiar to me, these are what I know. By drawing on my own epistemologies, ontologies and axiologies, I am bringing my own thought process, ethical considerations, and culturally appropriate ways of carrying out research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait people.
AuthorOber, R.Date2017Publication CollectionNorthern Institute - Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social ContextsVolume22/ 2017Page Number8-15CopyrightThis work is licensed under CC BY-SASuggested CitationOber, R. (2017). Kapati Time: Storytelling as a Data Collection Method in Indigenous Research. Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts [Special Issue: Decolonising Research Practices], 22, 8-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18793/LCJ2017.22.02ISSNISSN 1329-1440 (online)ISSN 2202-7904 (print)PublisherFaculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITYPlace of PublicationDarwin
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