To address the benefits of cultural intuition on qualitative inquiry, we highlight four qualitative studies and examine how we, as Chicana scholars, embrace the role cultural intuition plays in our individual studies. In this article, we illustrate how cultural intuition informs our use of Freirean generative themes within our methodological approach. For an in-depth illustration, we each highlight one of the four tenets of cultural intuition and explain how that tenet advises our methodological tools - such as family photographs as archive, student-generated photographs, teacher-generated artifacts, and community archival sources - to create Freirean generative themes with our participants and highlight the wealth present in Communities of Color.
Cultural Intuition, Freirean Generative Themes, Knowledge Holders and Creators, Chicana/o Educational Research
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Rocha, J., Alonso, L., López Mares-Tamayo, M. J., & Reyes McGovern, E. (2016). Beyond Theoretical Sensitivity: The Benefits of Cultural Intuition within Qualitative Research and Freirean Generative Themes: Four Unique Perspectives. The Qualitative Report, 21(4), 744-764. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol21/iss4/10