Research ethics...

Christina Paulston paulston+ at
Tue Oct 29 23:23:35 UTC 2002

I would say, write Susan Phillips and see if she can help you. C B Paulston

>From: "Harold F. Schiffman" <haroldfs at>
>To: Language Policy-List <lgpolicy-list at>
>Subject: Research ethics...
>Date: Tue, Oct 29, 2002, 4:36 PM

> Dear all,
> One of our most dedicated elders in the community has asked me to get
> some research materials back to the community, and I've found it a
> difficult task.  I'm wondering if I could get any insight from the
> members of this list to move this issue faster or smoother or if we could
> come up with some kind of protocol when linguists/reserchers work with
> communities or vice versa as a group.  I understand that this
> issue includes  research ethics, ownership, safety issues regarding
> research materials. The elder specifically would like to get some audio
> tapes back since her mother participated in the interviews. I assume that
> there was no such a thing like an informed consent back then.  I would
> appreciate any inputs on this matter.  (I'm a curriculum/program
> coordinator hired by the tribal government.)
> Nariyo Kono, Ph.D.
> Department of Culture and Heritage
> The Confederated Tribes of the
> Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon
> P.O. Box 775 Warm Springs, Oregon 97761
> Phone: (541) 553-2200; Fax: (541) 553-1899
> Department of Applied Linguistics
> Portland State University
> P.O. Box 751 Portland, Oregon 97207-0751
> Email: nariyo at
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