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Correction: Beans, J.A.; et al. Community Protections in American Indian and Alaska Native Participatory Research–A Scoping Review. Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(4), 127
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Received: 8 August 2019 / Accepted: 23 August 2019 / Published: 26 August 2019
The authors wish to make the following change to their paper (Beans et al. 2019). The introduction under section 1.2 Research in US Tribal Context incorrectly references the University of Arizona where it should state Arizona State University. The correct version of section 1.2 Research in US Tribal Context is as follows:
1.2. Research in US Tribal Contexts
US federal policy enacted to assimilate AIAN communities and eliminate AIAN cultures has contributed to a legacy of mistrust in federally funded health care for AIAN communities (Hodge 2012; Rhoades and Rhoades 2014; Warne and Frizzell 2014). This mistrust is compounded by the varied experiences of research among tribal communities. For example, in 1979 an AN community sought assistance from researchers in addressing community concerns with alcohol (Foulks 1989). Although the project embraced collaboration between researchers and the community, study findings stigmatizing the AN community were published, without community approval, in a national media outlet (Foulks 1989). In a similar vein, in 1990, Arizona State University researchers were asked by members of an Arizona tribe to investigate the high incidence of diabetes within the tribe (Garrison 2013). Tribal members provided consent and blood samples for diabetes research. Unbeknownst to the participants and community, the samples were also used in controversial studies on the topics of schizophrenia, migration, and consanguinity—unrelated to diabetes (Mello and Wolf 2010; Garrison 2013). These deplorable research practices led not only to stigmatization of the AIAN communities where the research took place, but also to many AIAN people and communities throughout the US contributing to a negative view of health research in tribal communities.
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