Harrison's book is a valuable reference for developing collaborative programs between indigenous groups and outside experts. In it she outlines the process of program design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Program designers, researchers, or fieldworkers will find this book essential for formal or pilot projects in developing a variety of programs including economic development, education, social services, and health. The rich case study materials provide useful detail about collaborative programs in Alaskan Native communities and in New Zealand Maori communities. This book will be a valuable tool in anthropological practice and research methods, for courses in ethnographic methods, comparative indigenous studies, multicultural education, and Native American studies.
Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.