Kiera Ladner

Associate Professor (PhD Carleton)

Field of Specialization: Indigenous Politics; Canadian Politics

Research Interests

  • Canada, Australia & Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Constitutional Law and Politics
  • Treaties 
  • Aboriginal Governance
  • Gender
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
  • Indigenous Sovereignty & Political Movements (Hawaii, Australia, Aotearoa and Canada)
  • Digital Archives 
  • Federalism
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Institutions 

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Selected Publications

“Aysaka’paykinit: Contesting the Rope Around the Nations’ Neck” in M. Smith (ed.), Group Politics and Social Movements in Canada 2nd Edition, (UofT Press, 2014), pp. 227-249.

“Political Genocide: Killing Nations Through Legislation and Slow Moving Poisons”, in Andrew Woolford, Jeff Benvenuto & Alexander Hinton (eds) Colonial Genocide and Indigenous North America. (Duke University Press, 2014), p. 226-245.

“Public Opinion, Prejudice and the Racialization of Welfare in Canada”, with Allison Harrell & Stuart Soroka, Ethnic and Racial Studies. 37(14): 2580-2597 .

“Whose Shared History?”*co-authored with Michael McCrossa in Labour/Le Travai, (2014), pp. 200-202. n.

“Introduction” and “Kitchen Table Politics” in This is an Honour Song: Twenty Years After the Barricades, Kiera Ladner & Leanne Simpson eds., (Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Press, 2010).

“Colonialism Isn’t The Only Obstacle: Indigenous Peoples & Multilevel Governance In Canada” in Melissa Haussman, Marion Sawyer and Jill Vickers (ed.) Women and Multilevel Governance, (Ashgate Press, 2010).

“Missing Out And Missing: Connecting the Economic and Political Marginalization of Women to the Phenomenon of Disappearance” in Brenda Anderson (ed) Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: Conference Proceedings. (in print 2009) *co-authored with Ian Peach.

“Gendering Decolonization: Decolonizing Gender” in the Australian Indigenous Law Review, (2009), pp. 62-78.

“The Road Not Taken: 25 Years After the Reimagining of the Canadian Constitutional Order”, in James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi (eds.) Contested Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (UBC Press, 2009), pp. 263-286. *co-authored with Michael McCrossan.

This is an Honour Song: Twenty Years After the Barricades, Kiera Ladner & Leanne Simpson eds., (Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Press, 2010).

Political Studies
524 Fletcher Argue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2N2
(204) 474-6410
Kiera.Ladner@umanitoba.ca

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