Conducting Research on the C.R.I.T. Reservation in Arizona

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University of Arizona, AZ1463
FRTEP - 1862

This article explains process for conducting research on the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation. 

Conducting research on Native American Reservation lands demands a unique protocol that prospective researchers need to understand and respect in order to proceed in an ethical and culturally sensitive manner. First, and foremost, researchers must recognize that they are working on sovereign lands and that cultural and legal issues may be very different than that of their own upbringing and background.