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Development of a Culturally Anchored Qualitative Approach to Conduct and Analyze Focus Group Narratives Collected in Diné (Navajo) Communities to Understand the Impacts of the Gold King Mine Spill of 2015

Presents an overview of a focus group study of the impacts of the Gold King Mine Spill of 2015 on communities in the Navajo Nation in partnership with community members. Discusses the process of developing the partnership between university, tribal college, and Navajo Nation representatives, developing the focus group methodology, and conducting the focus groups, highlighting the cultural practices and leadership of the Navajo Nation.
Nicolette I. Teufel-Shone, Carmenlita Chief, Jennifer R. Richards, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(17), 9402
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Environmental health · Networking and collaboration · Research methods and resources · Arizona