Collaboratively Harnessing Indigenous Principles, Protocols, and Practices (CHIRP3)



  • American Indigenous Research Association at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, Montana on October 10-11, 2014
  • Native American Indigenous Studies Association in Washington, DC on June 4-6, 2015


  • Association of Pacific Coast Geographers in Tucson, Arizona on September 24-27, 2014
  • Alaskan Plants as Food and Medicine Symposium at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, Alaska on June 22-24, 2015
  • He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference in Hamilton, New Zealand on June 29-July 1, 2015


Paper abstract accepted for a special edition of the ACME online journal on "Concrete Ways to Decolonize Research" Entitled "Collaboratively Harnessing Indigenous Research Principles, Protocols, and Practices (CHIRP3)" the paper will explore how CHIRP3, an NSF EAGER funded grant, plans to make Indigenous scientific research paradigms accessible to non-Native researchers by assisting Indigenous Tribes in the U.S. assert their own research authority expressing how researchers shall conduct research according to their perceptions of the world ensuring all research projects on their lands or involving their peoples are consistent with their research protocols.