Indigenous Evaluation in Northwest Territories: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Debbie DeLancey D.J. DeLancey Consulting


There is increasing interest by governments and other service providers in the potential for Indigenous evaluation methods and approaches to support evaluation of programs and services in a way that is culturally appropriate and responsive.  Indigenous governments and organizations are using Indigenous evaluation methods and approaches to inform their own program and service delivery.  This article explores the current status of Indigenous evaluation in the Northwest Territories, the opportunities for expanding the use of Indigenous evaluation, and some of the challenges that must be addressed.

Special Issue- Evaluation in Indigenous Contexts