Dr. Cary Miller, Associate Professor
Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair, Associate Professor
|Dallas Hunt, Lecturer
Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia
Dallas is Cree and a member of Wapisewsipi (Swan River First Nation) in Treaty 8 territory in Northern Alberta. He is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia and he holds an MA in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies from McMaster University and a BA (Hons.) from the Department of English at the University of Alberta. He has had creative and critical work published in The Fieldstone Review, Decolonization: Indigeneity Education & Society, and Settler Colonial Studies. His work looks at the intersections of Indigenous studies, urban studies and Indigenous literature.
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Dr. Peter Kulchyski, Professor
|Dr. Emma LaRocque, Professor
Ph.D. University of Manitoba 1999
Dr. LaRocque’s interests include colonization and decolonization, Indigenous-White relations, Aboriginal resistance in literature, identity, and many other fields related to Indigenous representation. Dr. LaRocque is the department’s longest serving faculty member and has been with the department since 1976. A poet and writer, Dr. LaRocque has created or redesigned many of our core courses (such as on Native Women) and is the author of two books: Defeathering The Indian and When the Other Is Me: Native Resistance Discourse 1850-1990, as well numerous academic articles or chapters. In 2005 Dr. LaRocque received an Aboriginal Achievement Award for education.
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|Dr. Fred Shore, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Manitoba 1991
Dr. Shore’s experiences and research areas are vast but primarily include Métis history and political issues of Indigenous people throughout Canada. He is our second longest serving faculty member and has been with the department since 1985. He is now half-time and teaches mostly undergraduate courses. Dr. Shore is also nearing completion of a book, titled Threads in the Sash: The Story of the Métis People.
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|Gina Starblanket, Lecturer (Cross appointed with Women's and Gender Studies)
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Victoria
Research interests: Intersections between Indigenous politics, Indigenous legal issues, Indigenous research methods, Indigenous critical theories, Indigenous-State relations, Indigenous feminisms, postcolonial theory, and identity politics.
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|Dr. Chris Trott, Warden and Vice-Chancellor St. John's College, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Toronto 1989
Dr. Trott has been with the department since 1998. Currently, he is the Warden and Vice-Chancellor of St. John’s College at the university. His research interests include Inuit kinship and social organization, religious change in the Eastern Arctic, and Inuit perception of climate change. Recently, he has been working with the “Inuit Family Tree” project to help young Inuit from Igloolik understand their family histories and the areas their ancestors used.
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|Dr. Wanda Wuttunee, Professor
Ph.D. University of Manitoba 2001
Dr. Wuttunee’s research interests include Aboriginal economy, community economic development, social responsibility, and participatory research methodologies. Recently, she has been writing a chapter and case study about the success of the Neechi Foods Co-operative in Winnipeg and is a past co-chair of the Poverty Reduction Research Project through her work with Misipawistik Cree Nation.
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|Post Doctoral Fellow|
|Dr. Isabelle St-Amand, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Literature, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2012
M.A. Individualized Program, Concordia University, 2004
B.A. Specialization in Translation, Concordia University, 2001
Robin Jarvis Brownlie, Adjunct Professor (Internal)
Kathleen Buddle, Adjunct Professor (Internal)
Jean Friesen, Adjunct Professor (Internal)
Kiera Ladner, Adjunct Professor (Internal)
Julie Pelletier, Adjunct Professor (External)
Aimee Craft, Adjunct Professor (Internal)
Marlene Pierre, Adjunct Professor (External)
Edward Valandra, Sessional Instructor/Adjunct Professor
Ken Paupanekis, Sessional Cree Language Instructor
Pat Ningewance Nadeau, Sessional Ojibway Language Instructor
Brittany Bowman, Adminstrative Assistant
Donna Anderson, Graduate Program Assistant
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