About the Event

This session reflects on approaches, methodologies and frameworks to support indigenous research and evaluation in the Caribbean. Perspectives on existing approaches, and areas for further development will be discussed by indigenous community leaders and researchers.


Name Title Biography
Kasikeíani Ronalda Pairman Yamaye Council of Indigenous Leaders, Jamaica "Kasike'iani Ronalda of Yamaye Guani Taino Peoples (Chieftainess of the Jamaican Hummingbird Taino People) has spoken at regional and global gatherings on a variety of topics, including Indigenous Knowledge, Climate Change, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Sustainable Development, Home Education, Community Tourism, and the Protection and Care of Indigenous Peoples' Rights".
Dr. K'Adamawe K'nife Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Thinking and Practice, MSBM, UWI tbd
Dr. Shakeisha Wilson Scott Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI Dr. Shakeisha Wilson-Scott is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Her research interests include vulnerable populations such as persons living with HIV/AIDS and persons with disabilities. She is a founding member of the Caribbean Research Methodologies network which promotes the use of Caribbean affirming and indigenous methodologies in research on, for or by Caribbean peoples. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Jamaica Association for Intellectual Disabilities and continues to do voluntary work within the wider disability community.
Prof. Camille Nakhid Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Prof. Camille Nakhid is from Trinidad and Tobago. She is a Professor in the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Camille's research interests include Indigenous and culturally relevant research methodologies, ethnic queer youth, family and community, migrant and refugee resettlement and Māori and Pasifika educational achievement. Camille is the co-founder of the Caribbean Research Methodologies Network and is a member of the Centre for Global Indigenous Futures at Macquarie University.


Name Title Biography
Lennise Baptiste TBD TBD

Topics and Themes

Evaluators Evaluation Comissioners VOPEs / Evaluation networks Culturally Responsive Evaluation Evaluation and transformational change: balancing ambition and realism M&E for non traditional audiences

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