Contributions to cross-cultural research from Indigenous women’s perspectives: Methodologies, challenges, and lessons learned

The following pages are intended to rescue ancestral knowledge in order to establish new research paradigms and advocacy strategies. In some way, it is about looking at the past to build the present and be able to anticipate the future. With this objective in mind, we are sharing them.

The content of this document is distributed in four parts:

Methodologies of cross-cultural female researchers.

This chapter unfolds different approaches of Indigenous Women to cross-cultural research and identifies their own methodologies.


This section introduces potential applications of the results and the challenges that researchers must deal with in order to enhance the suggested solutions.

Lessons learned

This section focuses on the experiences that strengthened the exercise of cross-cultural research on Indigenous Women.


In this section, based on the interviews, the authors make suggestions to promote the work of female researchers.