IRB General IRB Resources

"We must develop expert Indians instead of Indian experts."

Beverly Pigman, institutional review board officer, Navajo Nation

General IRB Resources & Publications

We have included the following journal articles to assist Tribes and Committee Members with examples of Research, Informed Consent, Tribal Consultation, Harms, and the Tribal Government Role in Research. These presentations are not endorsed by the RMTIRB and do not necessarily reflect the views or actions of the RMTIRB or member Tribes.


•       Ethical Considerations for Research

•       Community Advisory Boards

•       Evaluation vs. Research

•       Informed Consent

•       Policy and Practice, NCAI

•       Role of Tribal Governments in Research

•       Indigenous Qualitative Research and the Role of IRBs