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Alaska Indigenous Research Program

May 8, 2023 - May 26, 2023

Week One | Advanced Research | May 8-12
This week is designed for experienced researchers and health professionals. Presentations and speakers will cover Indigenous and Western knowledge and ways of knowing, decolonizing research practices, Indigenous research methodologies, bringing together multiple perspectives in research, community-based participatory and culturally responsive research, and historical trauma and research.

Week Two | Research Ethics | May 15-19
This week is designed for all levels of research experience. Presentations and speakers will cover the history of research in Alaska, historical trauma, decolonizing research practices, Tribally-driven health research and research review, human subject research principles, Institutional Review Board (IRB) review, culturally responsive dissemination practices, and principles of community-based participatory research.

Week Three | Introductory Research | May 22-26
This week is designed for those who are interested in health research with little to no experience. Presentations and speakers will cover an introduction to Indigenous and Western research methods, exploration of different types of health research, the One Health perspective, introduction to community-based participatory research, culturally responsive communication and dissemination, introduction to history and ethics health research in Alaska, and how to integrate Indigenous methods into public health.


May 8, 2023
May 26, 2023
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Alaska Pacific University – Main Campus
4101 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Point of Contact
Connie Jessen, Program Director
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