Make your work useful by your meaning and truth. I know it sounds somehow ethereal, but this is the point: Knowledge that does not heal, bring together, challenge, surprise, encourage, or expand our awareness is not part of the consciousness this world needs now. This is the function we as indigenous people posit.
Meyers, Manulani. “Indigenous and Authentic.” In The Handbook for Critical and Indigenous Methodologies. SAGE, 2008. pp. 221