Research in Indian Country
AIDA provides a wide range of research services for diverse local, tribal, state, and federal initiatives addressing issues in education, health, child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement, detention, and related fields. AIDA offers the following services for research assistance:
- Design of culturally respectful research methods and approaches
- Design of culturally relevant data collection instruments and administrative methods
- Designing sampling strategies
- Analyses of quantitative and qualitative survey data
- Pretests and pilot surveys
AIDA research staff and consultants are highly experienced in quantitative and qualitative research methods including research design and methodologies, instrument development, literature reviews, document reviews, program reviews, site visit preparation, and data collection, analysis and interpretation in written products.
Select List of Research Projects
- Pueblo of Jemez Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) funded by the Center For Disease Control and Prevention through the New Mexico Department of Health.
- Understanding the Causes and Responses to Pueblo Youth Crime and Violence funded by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
- Indian Crime Victimization: A New Mexico Pueblo Experience funded by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
- Feasibility Study for a Facility in the Five Sandoval Pueblos Service Area, funded through the Five Sandoval Indian Pueblos, Inc., by the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department
- Native American Perspectives on Health and Human Services Issues in New Mexico, funded through the TRIAD Group, by the NM Department of Health
- Promising Practices and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol and Substance Abuse among American Indian and Alaska Natives, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs
- Focus Group Report on Gang Violence and Victimization in Indian Country, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
- National Study on Child Abuse and Neglect and Child Sexual Abuse, funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Indian Health Service, Office of Policy and Evaluation