Author profile: Marisa Elena Duarte

Marisa Elena Duarte received her PhD in information science from the University of Washington. While there, she co-founded the Indigenous Information Research Group, a team of seven Native and Indigenous doctoral researchers examining problems of information, knowledge, and technology in Native and Indigenous communities. She is currently advancing a research agenda on the processes and social impacts of weaving the infrastructure for mobile ICTs into Indian Country. She is a past co-chair of the Tribal Telecom & Technology Summit, and is a current postdoctoral fellow with the Program in American Indian & Indigenous Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is also a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Knowledge, Technology, and the Pragmatic Dimensions of Self-Determination

Marisa Elena Duarte • May 23 2014 • Articles

Indigenous uses of ICTs are about connecting to homelands, strengthening ways of knowing, disseminating ideas about what it takes to survive, resist, and transform.


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