Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation

IPE TIG Week: Lessons Learned from the Colonizer by Linda Sue Warner

From Oklahoma, the land of ‘red people’, from the Choctaw word oklahumma, my name is Linda Sue Warner. I am a member of the Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma and have worked in schools since 1970. As a former tenured faculty member at Tier 1 universities and President Emerita of the oldest continuously operated American Indian …

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IPE TIG Week: Indigenous Data Sovereignty and IP Rights: On Being Good Relatives by Nicole Bowman/Waapalaneexkwee, Michael Petillo and Andrealisa Belzer

Koolamalsi/Hello! We are Nicole Bowman/Waapalaneexkweew (Lunaape/Mohican), Ph.D., AEA Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation Co-Chair, and Associate Editor, Roots & Relations, CJPE; Michael Petillo, MSME, Principal Consultant, CES Partnership LLC; and Andrealisa Belzer, CE, Indigenous Services Canada, EvalIndigenous Network, Blue Marble Evaluation Network, CES National Board. We are committed to being good relatives in a nation-to-nation evaluation …

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IPE TIG Week: Empowering Data Collection by Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley

We are Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley, AKA PLLC Public Health Consultants, Evaluators, and Scientists working with tribal communities across the U.S. How do evaluators support communities becoming stronger, more confident, and reclaiming their rights as first peoples or Indigenous peoples in the US? Through empowered data collection.  One government project. …

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IPE TIG Week: Indigenous Evaluation and Learning Centers on the How by Dr. Gladys Rowe

Tansi! Greetings! My name is Dr. Gladys Rowe. I am Muskego Inninew (Swampy Cree) from Fox Lake Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. I also hold relations with ancestors from England, Ireland, Norway, and Ukraine. I am currently a guest on the lands of the Suquamish and Duwamish Nations in Washington. I have been working in …

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IPE TIG Week: Intentionally Reframing Logic to Hope by Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley

We are Dyani Bingham, Desiree Restad, Kelley Milligan, and Allyson Kelley, AKA PLLC Public Health Consultants, Evaluators, and Scientists working with tribal communities across the U.S. We have experience helping clients visually reframe their logic models to show the impact of health programs in a way that is inspired by healing, culture, and community. Rad …

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IPE TIG Week: Journeying from Settler Colonialism Towards Indigenous Liberation Through Culturally Specific Assessment by David Sul

Aloha! Aanii! Boozhoo! ¡Hola! Greetings from the land where the trees are red, and the condor soars high above them. Here is where the moon rises and sets several times a night and where the land meets the ocean, and the ocean meets the sky. The Coastal Miwok, the original inhabitants of this space, called …

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IPE TIG Week: Being a Good Guest in Different Cultural Spaces by Aneta Katarina Raiha Cram

Kia ora koutou (greetings everyone), I am Aneta Katarina Raiha Cram, connected to the Ng?ti Kahungunu and Ng?ti Pahuwera iwi (tribes) on the east coast of the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. I am a doctoral student at Victoria University of Wellington where the focus of my studies is to explore frameworks from different Indigenous …

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LGBT TIG Week: Good Relations, Chosen Family: Solidarity Building for Indigenous & 2SLGBTQ+ Research and Evaluation by Dylan Felt & Waapalaneexkweew AKA Nicky Bowman

Koolamalsi/Hello! We are Dylan Felt (she/they) and Waapalaneexkweew AKA Dr. Nicky Bowman (Mohican/Lunaape; she/her), here to talk about 2SLGBTQ+ and Indigenous solidarity, love, and family. In both our Indigenous and transgender communities, storytelling occupies a sacred space. We want to embrace that space and share with you the story of our research and evaluation partnership, …

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CREA-HI week: Data Sovereignty by Katherine Tibbetts

Curator’s note: This week’s AEA365 posts contain Hawaiian language words that use certain diacritical markings. We make our best efforts to include these markings to be as culturally and grammatically accurate as possible, however, these markings often display as question marks or boxes, and may display differently on different browsers and devices. For best readability …

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APC TIG Week: APC Evaluators can stand in Greater Solidarity with Indigenous People by Sarah Stachowiak

This is Sarah Stachowiak, writing to you from the unceded lands of the Duwamish People, in present-day Seattle, Washington, in the United States.  As of this writing, the United States government federally recognizes 574 tribes; the Duwamish tribe is not one of them.  In the 1855 Point Elliott Treaty, the Duwamish ceded territory—but not sovereignty—to …

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