Research with Indigenous Communities Institution License


Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB/ACCER) acknowledges that this learning module is a beginning of a larger conversation surrounding research with Indigenous communities.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify how researchers may gain awareness of community and regional customs and practices.
  2. Explore the significance of community engagement when researching and working with Indigenous communities.
  3. Understand community engagement for Indigenous research in The Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2) .
  4. Explore how research contributes to capacity building in Indigenous communities.
  5. Discuss how research can be mutually beneficial for the researcher and community.