Publication: Print and online access by subscription
Print ISSN: 1177-1801
Online ISSN: 1174-1740
Frequency: 4 issues per year
Editors: Tracey McIntosh and Michael Walker
Contact: editors@alternative.ac.nz

Journal Issues

Topics in this issue of AlterNative, Volume 11, Issue 2 are diverse and cover a museological project on indigenous watercraft, two articles on indigenous health and well-being, women’s traditions, knowledge systems and environmental governance, the history of Māori land loss, community participatory action research, and the Mayan refugee identity crisis.

The latest issue of AlterNative Volume 11 (1) is now available online and in print. It has a special focus on indigenous peoples’ issues in Aotearoa New Zealand. Two of the five articles reflect on Māori ways of being. The lead article by Carl Mika entitled: “Thereness”: Implications of Heidegger’s “presence” for Māori discusses the philosophical consequences of colonization through the lens of Martin Heidegger’s “metaphysics of presence”.

This issue of AlterNative, Volume 10, Issue 5, is a special issue entitled “Indigenous knowledges impacting the environment” guest edited by Dr. Suzi Hutchings. It includes five articles from Australia and one discussing the topic in the Canadian context. A common thread of the articles in this issue is the interplay between Western science and law and indigenous reasoning and philosophy.

This issue of AlterNative, Volume 10, Issue 4, is a milestone issue which marks the 10th anniversary of the journal. It includes a foreword in which joint editors Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh and Professor Mike Walker reflect on the journal’s achievements in advancing indigenous scholarship and fostering an international community of indigenous researchers.This issue has a special focus on indigenous peoples’ issues in Canada with four of the seven contributions written by Canadian authors.

Topics in this issue of AlterNative, Volume 10, issue 3 (2014) are diverse and cover Latin American history, indigenous education, identity, social movements, historical and intergenerational trauma, game design, research ethics in health and ageing research and environmental impact assessment. 

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal. We aim to present indigenous worldviews and scholarly research from native indigenous perspectives from around the world. AlterNative is published quarterly in print and online. AlterNative publishes papers that substantively address and critically engage with indigenous issues from a scholarly indigenous viewpoint. All papers must address and engage with current international and national literature and academic and/or indigenous theory and make a significant contribution to the field of indigenous studies. Read more.

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