Report: Best Practices for Approaching Indigenous New Media

From the report:

The following list was compiled out of the Symposium for Indigenous New Media (#SINM18), which was held as part of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in June, 2018. We welcome your feedback and suggestions in the comments below.

  • Be a good relation
  1. building meaningful relationships with community and individuals.
  2. It requires time and emotional labour that needs to be recognized by department heads and tenure committees
  3. Reaching out, being in touch, giving people the opportunity to comment on drafts and final reports.
  4. People over tools: it means letting a project go often times it means rethinking your research schedule—no matter how mind-blowing and useful the tool you have designed might be.

Read the full report here.