Mary Kate Dennis
Room 134 William Norrie Centre
485 Selkirk Ave
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R2W 2M6 Canada
Dr. Dennis’s interdisciplinary work focuses on Indigenous elders living in the U.S and Canada, with particular attention to the communal experiences and care related to the land and healing with a focus on the following areas:
Dr. Dennis teaches in the Master of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges (MSW-IK) Program. She has taught the following courses in partnership with a knowledge holder:
Mary Kate mentors students in the MSW-IK program related to their projects and theses which have focused on Indigenous social work intersecting the following selected topics: land-based interventions, cultural resurgence and identity, substance abuse and recovery, research on parents and suicide, social workers and self-care, and grief interventions.