Learn moreThe next step in creating your story is to gather information to learn more about your topic. Traditionally, Western academic writing draws upon information published in peer-reviewed journal articles or books; however, as Dr. Gregory Younging (2018) explained, Indigenous sources of knowledge reflect a much broader view of expertise (p.115).
Younging, G. 2018. Elements of Indigenous style: A guide for writing by and about Indigenous Peoples. Brush Education.
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As you’re gathering information to learn more, consider the questions below.
How will you incorporate the wisdom of experts?
Learn how to find resources, evaluate the material you find, and construct arguments from disparate sources.
How will you conduct your own research?
Explore Indigenous and Western approaches to primary research.
How will you gather information about your own experiences?
Learn about reflective writing practices.
Visit the section "Gather Information: Learn More From Others" in the Four Feathers Writing Guide to explore your relationship with this stage.Learn more from others