Yarning About Yarning as a Legitimate Method in Indigenous Research
MetadataShow full item record
A link to the International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies can be found via the Related Links field
This article demonstrates the credibility and rigor of yarning, an Indigenous cultural form of conversation, through its use as a data gathering tool with two different Indigenous groups, one in Australia and the second in Botswana. Yarning was employed not only to collect information during the research interview but to establish a relationship with Indigenous participants prior to gathering their stories through storytelling, also known as narrative. In exploring the concept of yarning in research, this article discusses the different types of yarning that emerged during the research project, how these differences were identified and their applicability in the research process. The influence of gender during the interview is also included in the discussion.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Engaging Australian Aboriginal narratives to challenge attitudes and create empathy in health care: A methodological perspectiveWain, T.; Sim, M.; Bessarab, Dawn; Mak, D.; Hayward, C.; Rudd, C. (2016)© 2016 The Author(s).Background: Unconscious bias and negative attitudes towards minority groups have detrimental effects on the way health care is, or is not, provided to these groups. Recognition of racist attitudes and ...
Effects of Kevlar® 29 yarn twist on tensile and tribological properties of self-lubricating fabric linerMa, J.; Fan, B.; Gao, Y.; Gu, D.; Qi, X.; Dong, Yu; Hu, Z.; Yang, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Zhao, Y. (2016)Yarn twist in textile technology is an important characteristic since it considerably affects the properties of knitted or woven fabrics. Many researchers have investigated the effect of staple-spun yarn twist on the ...
The socioeconomic pattern of health and developmental outcomes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childrenShepherd, Carrington C J (2012)The pervasive health and social disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is an acknowledged part of Australian society. The contemporary data reveal striking inequalities between Indigenous and ...