Nathalie Kermoal

Printemps 2014

Nathalie KERMOAL

University of Alberta. F

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Invitation : Mimmoc, Ieaq,
U Poitiers
Activités scientifiques : Colloque :
« Amérindianités et savoirs »
Publications, conférences, articles : Colloque en ligne :
Amérindianités & Savoir
À paraître :
Cahiers du Mimmoc + Cahiers du Crla
Coopérations : Accueil de chercheurs ;
Projet de mobilité étudiante
Partenariats structurels : Faculty of native Studies

 

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Nathalie Kermoal

Faculty of Native Studies

University of Alberta

2-31 Pembina Hall

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H8

(780) 492-2991

Fax: (780) 492-0527

Education and Degrees

Ph.D.:History, University of Ottawa (1996)

M.A: History, University of Nantes (France) (1987)

Honour’s degree, University of Nantes (France) (1986)

DEUG: History and Geography, University of Nantes (France) (1985)

Academic and Professional Work Experience

University of Alberta: Cross-appointed Faculty of Native Studies and Campus Saint-Jean

July 1st, 2014: Full Professor

2008-2014: Associate Professor

2004-2008: Assistant Professor

2002-2004: Full time sessional teaching appointment

Administrative Positions at the UofA:

2013-2014: Special Advisor to the Provost on Aboriginal Academic Programs, Recruitment and Retention of Aboriginal Students

2011-2012: Dean (Interim), Faculty of Native Studies

2009-ongoing: Associate-Dean Academic

Visiting Positions:

2014: Upcoming Visiting Scholar, Chair in the Study of Canada, University of Poitiers, 5 weeks in March 2014

2008-2010: Visiting Scholar, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (National Institute of Scientific Research), Montréal

Non-Academic positions:

2001-2002: Executive Director of the Parkland Institute, University of Alberta

1998-2001: Director and editor of Le Franco newspaper

Other Credentials and Awards

2010: TLEF (Professional Development) ($2,791.02)

2009: Killam Travel Grant (V-P Research) ($2,400)

2008: SSHRC 4A ($7,500)

2007: SSHRC 4A ($7,500)

2007: Award for teaching excellence (Campus Saint-Jean)

2007: Killam Travel Grant (V-P Research) ($2,037)

2006: SSHRC 4A ($7,500)

1992: Pinard Scholarship, History Department, University of Ottawa ($5,000)

1991: Scholarship from Centre de Recherche de Culture Canadienne-Française ($5,000)

University of Ottawa

1987: Master’s of History, Cum Laude, Université de Nantes, France

Professional Distinctions:

2001: Award for the best editorial

2000: Award for the best quality of editorials and award for best web site

1999: Award for best series of articles and award for best promotional article of the year

Research Expertise

Teaching

Graduate

Course Number

Calendar Course Title

ET CAN 504

ET CAN 513

NS 599

PRA 8430

Enjeux canadiens/Canadian Contemporary issues

Taught in French

Thèmes en Études canadiennes (Directed Reading): Les femmes canadiennes au XXe siècle

Selected Research Topics in Native Studies: Historical Cree Commercial Trading; The Battle of Cut Knife Hill and the Bear Family in the Archival Records; The Métis in Alberta: An Environmental History; The City as a palimpsest: St. Albert and its Métis Past and, Ile-à-la-Crosse in the Archival Record).

Nomad University/Université nomade, Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS)/ National Institute of Scientific Research. Masters and Ph.D students – 1 week course (45 hours)

q  11e édition. Les Arts des Premiers Peuples. Engagement politique et changement social/Arts of First Peoples. Activism and Social Change. In collaboration with Concordia University, Montréal, August 19-23, 2013.

q  9th edition. Peuples autochtones et politiques publiques en changement: perspectives internationales comparées/Indigenous Peoples and Public Policy Transformation: International Comparative Perspectives, in collaboration with Concordia University, Montréal, August 20 – 24, 2012.

q  6th edition. La ville autrement. Logiques et dynamiques urbaines de Premiers Peuples. Montréal, August 23-27, 2010.

q  4th edition. La dynamique des droits. Exemplarités autochtone et bretonne. Beg Meil, France. In collaboration with the Institute of the Americas and the Université of Bretagne occidentale, (Brest), February 16-19, 2010.

q  2nd edition. Pratique de recherché et action publique en contexte autochtone, Montréal, June 15-19, 2009.

 

Senior Undergraduate (3-4 year)

Course Number

Calendar Course Title

NS 372

NS 370

NS 390

NS 403

NS 498

Métis Politics

The Métis: The Emergence of a People

Community Based Research

Archival and Historical Research Methods Relating to Treaty and Aboriginal Rights

Honors Research Paper or Project

 

Junior Undergraduate

Course Number

Calendar Course Title

 

NS 100

NS 211

NS 200

 

HISTE 120

HISTE 260

HISTE 261

HISTE 374

HISTE 460

HISTE 475

ET CAN 101

Soc. Sci. 225

Soc Sci. 311/312

CA FR 322

Sod. Sci. 312

Faculty of Native Studies

Introduction to Native Studies

Native Issues and Insights II

Aboriginal Canada (Development of the e-version of the course)

Campus Saint-Jean – Courses Taught in French

World History from the 18th Century to Nowadays

Canadian History from 1534 to 1867

Canadian History from 1867 to Nowadays

History of Western Canada from 1867 to the Present

Topics in Canadian History – Aboriginal History from Time Immemorial to the Present

Francophone Communities Outside of Quebec

Introduction to the Study of Canada

Methodology Used in the Humanities

History of Political Thought from Antiquity to the XXth Century

French Canadian Civilization from 1867 to Nowadays

History of Political Thought from the French Revolution to the 21st Century

Funded Research Activities

External Funding

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

Project Title / Role

Material traces of ethnogenesis: An archaeological and spatial analysis of the Métis cultural landscape

in the Canadian West, 1700-1880

Collaborator – P.I.: Kisha Supernant (Anthropology Department, UofA) and Frank Tough (Faculty of Native Studies)

Total Amount

$ 74,980

Year Awarded

& Completed

2012 – On-going

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

Project Title / Role

The British Origins of Canadian Multiculturalism

Collaborator – P.I.: Donald Ipperciel (Campus Saint-Jean)

Total Amount

$ 84,140

Year Awarded

& Completed

2011-

On-going

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

(subgrant–CURA)

Aboriginal People and the City in

Quebec: Identity, Mobility, Quality of

Life, Governance

Project Title / Role

La contribution autochtone à l’histoire de la ville

de Montréal et à celle de la ville de Gatineau-Hull-

Ottawa: 1867-1960

Co-Investigator with Daniel Salée (Concordia

University) and Thibault Martin (Un. Du Québec

en Outaouais).

Total Amount

$ 15,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2011-

On-going

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

(subgrant – Dialog: Aboriginal Peoples Research and Knowledge Network)

Project Title / Role

Chronology of Aboriginal Events

Co-Investigator – P.I. Carole Lévesque

Total Amount

$ 20,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2009-

On-going

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

Project Title / Role

DIALOG- Aboriginal Peoples Research and Knowledge Network

Co-Investigator – P.I. Carole Lévesque

Total Amount

$2,100,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2007-

on-going

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

Project Title / Role

Miyowahkohtowin ohci Nehiyawikiskinohamakosiwin ota Alberta: Good Relations for Cree Language Education in Alberta Co-Investigator – P.I. Ellen Bielawski

Total Amount

$113, 483

Year Awarded

& Completed

2006-

2011

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC 4A

Project Title / Role

Analyse de l’idéologie du parti conservateur de Stephen Harper: influences et répercussions sur les politiques

Co-Investigator with Dr. Frédéric Boily (CSJ)

Total Amount

$7,500

 

Year Awarded

& Completed

2008- 2009

Funding Organization

 

International,Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Relations (Government of Alberta)

Project Title / Role

Historical and Legal Foundations of Metis Aboriginal Rights in Alberta

Co-Investigator with Catherine Bell (Law)

Total Amount

$71,231.15

Year Awarded

& Completed

2007-

2010

Funding Organization

 

International,Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Relations (Government of Alberta)

Project Title / Role

Historical and Legal Foundations of Metis Aboriginal Rights in Alberta

Co-Investigator with Catherine Bell (Law)

Total Amount

$42, 252

Year Awarded

& Completed

2006-2007

 

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC 4A

Project Title / Role

The Life and Death of a Prairie Métis Utopia: Saint-Paul-des-Métis

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$7,500

Year Awarded

& Completed

2007- 2008

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC 4A

Project Title / Role

Saint-Paul-des-Métis: The Making of a Métis Community

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$7,500

Year Awarded

& Completed

2006-2008

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC (CURA)

Project Title / Role

Otipimsuak: Métis Land and Society in Northwest Saskatchewan

Collaborator – P. I.: Frank Tough

Total Amount

$1,000,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2003-2010

Funding Organization

 

SSHRC

Project Title / Role

“Putting the Métis Back on the Map: ” An Historical Geography of the Métis Nation

Collaborator – P.I.: Frank Tough

Total Amount

$90,456

Year Awarded

& Completed

2003-2010

Funding Organization

 

Secrétariat francophone (Government of Alberta)

Project Title / Role

Lacombe Project

Co-investigator with Claude Couture

Total Amount

$50,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2003-2006

Funding Organization

 

Small faculty (EEF-SAS)

Project Title / Role

A Social History of Ile-à-la-Crosse

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$5,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2005-June 2007

Internal Funding

Funding Organization

Provost’s Office

Project Title / Role

Aboriginal Academic Programming, Recruitment and Retention of Aboriginal Students

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$ 40,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2013-

Ongoing

Funding Organization

EFF-SAS (Native Studies)

Research

Project Title / Role

Canative Housing Corporation: A Métis project for better housing in Edmonton-Archival research in the Rudnicki papers in Winnipeg

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$ 2,116.98

Year Awarded

& Completed

2012-2013

Funding Organization

EFF-SAS (Native Studies)

Travel

Project Title / Role

Conference on Nationalism

Total Amount

$ 1, 623.46

Year Awarded

& Completed

2011-2012

Funding Organization

TLEF (funded by the Provost’s Office)

Project Title / Role

Pehonan (The Gathering Place): The University of Alberta Online Aboriginal Project

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$ 60,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2011-

Ongoing

Funding Organization

EFF-SAS (Campus Saint Jean)

 

Project Title / Role

Sur le dos de la grande tortue: Entamer un rapprochement entre les peuples

Co-Investigator with Paulin Mulatris (Campus Saint-Jean)

Total Amount

$5,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2010-2011

Funding Organization

Small faculty (EEF-SAS)

Project Title / Role

A Social History of Ile-à-la-Crosse

Principal Investigator

Total Amount

$5,000

Year Awarded

& Completed

2005-June 2007

Research Contributions

Referred Books/Articles/Other:

«Le nationalisme métis des années 1970: un tournant politique majeur pour une plus grande reconnaissance», Revue Fédéralisme-Régionalisme, Liège (Belgium), Volume 13: 2013. URL for this article: http://popups.ulg.ac.be/federalisme/document.php?id=1200

«Postes, missions et métissages dans les pays d’en haut», Atlas historique de la francophonie nord-américaine, dans Yves Frenette, Marc Saint-Hilaire et Etienne Rivard, Québec: les presses de l’Université Laval, 2012: 37-40.

with Etienne Rivard, «Essors et transformations des territorialités franco-métisses», Atlas historique de la francophonie nord-américaine, dans Yves Frenette, Marc Saint-Hilaire et Etienne Rivard, Québec: les presses de l’Université Laval, 2012: 95-101.

«La question des terres métisses», Atlas historique de la francophonie nord-américaine, dans Yves Frenette, Marc Saint-Hilaire et Etienne Rivard, Québec: les presses de l’Université Laval, 2013: 165-169.

«Les droits autochtones» in Geoffrey Ewen et Colin Coates (eds.), Introduction aux études canadiennes: Histoire, identités, cultures, Ottawa, Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, 2012: 137-153.

«Harold Cardinal, précurseur d’un discours national» in Frédéric Boily et Donald Ipperciel (eds), D’une nation à l’autre: discours nationaux au Canada, Québec, Les presses de l’Université Laval, 2011: 183-208.

«De Saint-Paul-des-Métis à Saint-Paul», in Laurier Turgeon and Yves Bergeron (eds.), Encyclopédie du patrimoine culturel de l’Amérique française. Laval University http://www.ameriquefrancaise.org/fr/, 2011.

with Carole Lévesque, «Repenser le rapport à la ville: pour une histoire autochtone de l’urbanité», Nouvelles pratiques sociales, vol. 23, no. 1, 2010: 67-82.

Co-Editor with Brendan Hokowhitu, Chris Andersen and al., Indigenous Identity and Resistance, Otago (NZ): University of Otago Press, 2010.

«The Nationalist Gaze of an Aboriginal Artist» in Indigenous Identity and Resistance, Otago (NZ): University of Otago Press, 2010: 169-178.

«Reconsidering Riel: A Necessary Exercise», Inditerra, no. 2, 2010: 35-43. Translation of «Pour une relecture de Louis Riel», dans André Fauchon (dir.), L’Ouest: directions, dimensions et destinations. Les Actes du vingtième colloque du CEFCO, Winnipeg, Les Presses de l’Université de Saint-Boniface, 2005: 115-130.

«Les pistes métisses de l’Ouest canadien», in Laurier Turgeon and Yves Bergeron (eds.), Encyclopédie du patrimoine culturel de l’Amérique française. Laval University http://www.ameriquefrancaise.org/fr/, 2010.

«Le peuple des broderies de perles à motifs floraux», in Laurier Turgeon and Yves Bergeron (eds.), Encyclopédie du patrimoine culturel de l’Amérique française, Laval University. http://www.ameriquefrancaise.org/fr/, 2010.

«Le lac Sainte-Anne: un lieu de pèlerinage franco-amérindien», in Laurier Turgeon and Yves Bergeron (eds.), Encyclopédie du patrimoine culturel de l’Amérique française. Laval University http://www.ameriquefrancaise.org/fr/, 2010.

«La troisième résistance métisse de l’Ouest canadien: un enjeu de partage», Recherches Amérindiennes au Québec, Volume XXXIX no. 3, 2009: 97-106.

«Les politiques autochtones canadiennes: de Thomas Flanagan aux conservateurs». In Linda Cardinal et Jean–Michel Lacroix, eds, Le conservatisme: le Canada et le Québec en contexte, Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2009: 73-87.

«Chasse au bison et politique environnementale, au passé et au présent» in Denis Gagnon & Denis Combet, eds, Histoires et identités métisses: Hommage à Gabriel Dumont. Winnipeg: Presses de l’Université de Saint-Boniface, 2009: 89-112.

With Charles Bellerose, «Les influences voegelinienne et hayékienne dans les écrits de Thomas Flanagan», in Frédéric Boily (ed.), Stephen Harper, de l’école de Calgary au parti conservateur: Les nouveaux visages du conservatisme canadien, Québec, Les presses de l’Université Laval, 2007: 54-74.

Un passé métis au féminin, Québec, Éditions GID, 2006.

With Frédéric Boily et Natalie Boisvert, «Portrait intellectuel de l’école de Calgary: Définition et influence» in the International Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue internationale d’études canadiennes, 32 (2005): 175-203.

With Claude Couture, «Writings in Honour of Claude Ryan/Écrits en l’honneur de Claude Ryan», Forum Constitutionnel/Constitutional Forum, Vol. 13, no 4 et vol. 14, no 1, Edmonton, Centre d’études constitutionnelles/Centre for Constitutional Studies, 2005.

«Quelques pensées sur l’histoire de l’Alberta» dans Pamela Sing et al., Alberta sans mur(s), Saint-Boniface, Les presses universitaires de Saint-Boniface, 2005.

«Pour une relecture de Louis Riel», dans André Fauchon (dir.), L’Ouest: directions, dimensions et destinations. Les Actes du vingtième colloque du CEFCO, Winnipeg, Les Presses de l’Université de Saint-Boniface, 2005: 115-130.

With Claude Couture, «The Multiple Affiliations of Quebec», in Janine Brodie and Linda Trimble (eds), Rethinking Communities, Toronto, Prentice‑Hall, 2003.

With Claude Couture (dir.), Fédéralism, nationalisms and identities, Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles, vol.7, no. 1-2, 2002.

With Phyllis Leblanc and Monique Hébert (eds.), Entre le quotidien et le politique: facettes de l’histoire des femmes francophones en milieu minoritaire, Ottawa, Marquis imprimeur and Réseau National Action Éducation Femmes, 1997, 222 pages.

«De la chasse aux bisons à l’art métis: une contribution de la Métisse à mettre au jour», Francophonies d’Amérique, no 7, 1997: 19-25.

«Les années américaines de Louis Riel, l’exil au Montana», Études canadiennes/Canadian Studies, Association Française d’Études Canadiennes, no 43, 1997: 30-42.

«Le rôle des femmes métisses francophones lors des événements de 1870 au Manitoba et de 1885 à Batoche (Saskatchewan)», Prairie Forum, Vol. 19, no 2, Fall, 1994: 153-68.

Upcoming publications (referreed):

Chronology: Indigenous Trajectories of Quebec and Canada 1534-2013, researched and prepared for Dialog-Aboriginal Peoples Research and Knowledge Network, 100 pages.

(Accepted) «Métis Women’s Knowledge and the Recognition of Métis Rights» in Knowing the Land, Speaking the Land: Indigenous Women’s Knowledge and Territory, Book co-edited with Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez, Athabasca University Press, 2014.

(Accepted), with Kathy L. Hodgson-Smith, «Community-Based Research and Métis Women’s Knowledge in Northwest Saskatchewan» in Knowing the Land, Speaking the Land: Indigenous Women’s Knowledge and Territory, Book co-edited with Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez, Athabasca University Press, 2014.

(Accepted) Knowing the Land, Speaking the Land: Indigenous Women’s Knowledge and Territory, Book co-edited with Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez, Athabasca University Press, 2014.

(Submitted), with Sarah Carter, «Property Rights on Reserves, “New ideas” from the 19th Century», in Aboriginal Land Reform edited by Angela Cameron & al., University of Toronto Press, 2014.

(Submitted), with Paulin Mulatris, «Sur le dos de la grande tortue: pour une politique de rapprochement entre les peuples» will be submitted to aboriginal policy studies.

(In the works), «Jasper’s New Totem Pole: A symbol of reconciliation or division?» will be submitted to the International Journal of Canadian Studies.

(In the works), «Canative Housing Corporation (1971-2005): A Métis project for better housing in Edmonton» will be submitted to the Journal of Canadian Studies.

(In the works), «Repousser les frontières du fédéralisme et de l’impérialisme canadien: une remise en question autochtone à travers les écrits de Louis Riel et Jules Sioui» to MENS: revue d’histoire intellectuelle et culturelle.

(In the works), «Louis Riel et les Métis dans les écrits du père Lacombe» will be submitted to the Canadian Historical Review.

(In the works) Le Père Albert Lacombe OMI: Entre la religion et le savoir, Québec, les Presses de l’Université Laval, 2015.

Non-Referred Books/Articles/Comments/Book Reviews/Other:

«Interview with Nathalie Kermoal», author Julie Cunningham, Dialog Newsletter 2012: 6-9.

L’Activisme autochtone: hier et aujourd’hui, Cahiers DIALOG, Sous la direction de Carole Lévesque, Nathalie Kermoal et Daniel Salée, Montréal, 2011.

«Surmonter les pesanteurs de l’histoire», Canadian Issues/Thèmes canadiens, Summer/été 2011: 26-28

«Aboriginal Women and Leadership: A Day of Reflection», Dialog Newsletter, June 2010: 3-7.

Les francophones de l’Alberta. Éditions GID, Québec, 2005.

The Francophones of Alberta. Éditions GID, Québec, 2005.

Nathalie Kermoal (ed.), Variations sur un thème: la francophonie albertaine dans tous ses états, Salon d’histoire de la francophonie albertaine, Edmonton, 2003.

«Missing From History: The Economic, Social and Political Roles of Métis Women of the Mackenzie Basin 1790-1990» in Picking up the Threads: Métis History in the Mackenzie Basin, Métis Heritage Association of the Northwest Territories and Parks Canada-Patrimoine Canadien, Heritage Canada, Yellowknife, 1998: 137-169.

«Métis et marginalité: le cas de Saint-Paul-des-Métis», in Carol J. Harvey and Alan MacDonell (ed.), La francophonie sur les marges, Winnipeg, CEFCO and Les Presses Universitaires de Saint-Boniface, 1997: 41-51.

Book Reviews:

Ute Lischke & David T. McNab, editors. The long Journey of a Forgotten People: Métis identities and Family Histories. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 90, issue 1, March 2009: 155-157.

J.R. Miller, Lethal Legacy: Current Native Controversies in Canada, Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2004 for Great Plains Quarterly, Winter, Vol. 27 no 1, 2007, p. 73.

J.M. Bumsted, Louis Riel c. Canada: Les années rebelles, Saint-Boniface, Éditions des Plaines, 2005 for les Cahiers franco-canadiens de l’Ouest, Vol. 15, no 1 et 2, 2005, pp. 255-257.

Laura Peers, The Ojibwa of Western Canada: 1780 to 1870 and Katherine Pettipas, Severing The Ties That Bind: Government Repression of Indigenous Religious Ceremonies on the Prairies, Winnipeg, The

University of Manitoba Press, 1994 for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Exchange (SSHARE/ÉRASSH), Vol. 4, no 2, Fall/Winter, 1996.

Franca Iacovetta et Mariana Velverde, Gender Conflicts: New Essays in Women’s History, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1992, Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française, vol. 47, no 3 (winter), 1994.

Bruce Hodgins et Jamie Benidickson, The Temagami Experience: Recreation, Resource, and Aboriginal Rights in the Northern Ontario Wilderness, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1989, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. XXV, no 50 (Novembre-November 1992).

J. R. Miller, Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 198, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. XXV, no 50 (Novembre-November), 1992.

Sarah Carter, Lost Harvests: Prairie Indian Reserve Farmers and Government Policy, Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1990, Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. XXV, no 49 (Mai-May), 1992.

Conferences:

2013: Keynote speaker, Canative Housing Corporation: Un projet métis novateur, University of Saint-Boniface (Winnipeg), Keynote conference presented at the conference Le Canada: une culture de métissage: Transcultural Canada, October 24-25, 2013.

2013: Panelist, Panel discussion of education leaders on the main aim of higher education is to produce employable graduates, Edmonton, University of Alberta, March 20.

2013: Panelist, Panel discussion Beyond the ‘Can Women Have It All’ Debate: Gender and the Academy, Edmonton, University of Alberta, March 6.

2013: «De la preuve à l’action: Les femmes autochtones victimes de violence dans l’Ouest canadien», Edmonton, Campus Saint-Jean, January 30.

2013: Panelist, Panel discussion on Ism’s in Teaching: How to deal with sensitive issues such as racism, genderism, sexism and so on in the classroom, Edmonton, University of Alberta, January 11.

2012: «Jasper’s New Totem Pole: A symbol of reconciliation or division?», Paper presented at the conference Thinking Mountains Interdiciplinary Mountain Studies, Edmonton, December 11-14.

2012: «Canative Housing Corporation (1971-2005): A Métis project for better housing in Edmonton», paper presented at the conference Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Aboriginal Housing, Homelessness, Space and Identity in Canada, Edmonton, November 21-22.

2012: «Sur le dos de la grande tortue: pour une politique de rapprochement entre les peuples», Paper presented at the GRITI conference, Transferts des savoirs; savoirs des pratiques. Production et mobilisation des savoirs pour une communauté inclusive, Edmonton, October, 11-13.

2012: Invited speaker, «Métis Women’s Knowledge and the Recognition of Métis Rights», Concordia University, Montréal, August 21.

2012: Workshop participant, «Edmonton Urban Aboriginal Gathering & Dialogue», Edmonton, Feb. 7. Event organized by the Government of Alberta, the Government of Canada and the City of Edmonton.

2012: Workshop participant, «Creating Identities: A Discussion of Non Status Indians», Policy Workshop, Concordia University (Montréal- Québec), Feb. 21. Organized by Prof. Daniel Salée.

2012: Panelist, May 9. «The new Aboriginal Modernity/La nouvelle modernité autochtone» presented at the 80th Congress of Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS)/Francophone Association for Knowledge, Montréal.

2012: «Le nationalisme métis des années 70: un tournant politique majeur pour une plus grande reconnaissance?» presented at the Société Québécoise de Sciences politiques (Quebec Society of Political Science), Ottawa, May 23-24. Abstract submitted for review.

2011: «Surmonter les pesanteurs de l’histoire/Overcoming the Weight of History», Conference organized by the Association for Canadian Studies, LesRegard sur le patrimoine historique et géographique canadien: l’enseignement en milieu francophone, Ottawa, September 30-October 1. Abstract submitted for review.

2011: «La Faculté d’études autochtones de l’Université de l’Alberta: une vue de l’intérieur», 79th ACFAS congress, Sherbrooke, Québec, May 10.

2011: «L’envahisseur a fait mourir le patriote Louis Riel» by Jules Sioui, paper presented at the 79th ACFAS congress, Sherbrooke, Québec, May 9.

2011: «The Third Métis «Resistance» or the Fight for Recognition of Hunting Rights in Alberta,» paper presented at the conference People and Politics. Mount Allison University, Moncton. March 3 to 5.

2010: «Le père Lacombe, les Métis, Louis Riel et les événements de 1869-70 et de 1885», paper presented at Colloquium From Pierre-Esprit Radisson to Louis Riel: voyageurs and Metis/De Pierre Esprit Radisson à Louis Riel: voyageurs et Métis, Saint-Boniface University, Winnipeg, 18-20 November.

2010: Invited speaker, Repenser le rapport à la ville: Pour une histoire autochtone de l’Urbanité, Groupe de recherche sur l’inter/transcuralité et l’immigration (GRITI), CSJ, October 15, 2010.

2010: «The Unsung Heroes of Batoche», paper presented at the Symposium Aboriginal Women and Leadership: A Day of Reflection, Faculty of Native Studies/DIALOG, Campus Saint-Jean (University of Alberta), Edmonton, March 26.

2010: «Le savoir et le savoir-faire des Métisses de l’Ouest canadien entourant la médecine traditionnelle», paper presented at the 78th Congress of l’ACFAS, Montréal, May 10.

2010: Panelist for the forum «L’émergence d’une société civile autochtone au Québec: génèse, enjeux, défis»,78th Congress of l’ACFAS, Montréal, May 12.

2009: Chair of a session and rapporteur, «Consultation and the Métis», Working Forum on the Duty to Consult: Now What?, October 22-23, Faculty of Native Studies and SEE, Edmonton.

2008: «Métis Nationalism: Trends and Issues». Paper presented at the conference Forms of Nationalism in Canada, Institute of Canadian Studies, University of Alberta, November 21-22.

2008: Invited speaker, «Les Métis de l’Ouest canadien et la chasse, au passé et au présent», paper presented at INRS, Université du Québec, November 17.

2008: «La ville comme palimseste: Saint-Albert et son passé metis», paper presented at the 61st Congress of the Historical Institute of French America, Québec (Québec), October 25.

2008: Invited speaker on a panel of experts entitled «Métis Women’s History of Resistance and Survival: Stories of Batoche». The speakers were: Dr. Sarah Carter, Rita Bouvier, Marg Harrison Elder and Artist, Dr. Sherry Farrell Racette, Dr. Brenda MacDougall and Dr. Maria Campbell. I presented a paper entitled: «The roles of Métis Women in Batoche in 1885», Batoche, Saskatchewan, May 9.

2008: «The Métis, Laurent Garneau and the University of Alberta: North Saskatchewan Stories», paper presented at the conference Laurent Garneau and the Métis, Institute of Canadian Studies/Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, April 10-11.

2008: With Prof. Catherine Bell, «Legal and Historical Foundations of Métis Rights in Alberta», paper presented at the Legal History Symposium, Poet’s Cove, British Columbia, February 8.

2007: «Les Métis et le Canada ou comment sortir du purgatoire perpétuel», paper presented at the conference 25th Anniversary of the Canadian Constitution: Perspectives from the West, Institute of Canadian Studies, University of Alberta, April 20-24, 2007.

2007: «Voegelinian and Hayekian Influences in Thomas Flanagan’s Writing», paper presented at the conference Research as Resistance:Exploring the Diversity of Indigenous Studies Approaches, Faculty of Native Studies, Lister Conference Centre, Edmonton, August 22-24.

2006: «Un passé métis au quotidien et au féminin», paper presented during the 59th Congress of the Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française, Une histoire au quotidien, Montreal (Quebec), October 19, 20 and 21.

2006: «Chasse aux bisons et politique environnementale, au passé et au présent», paper presented at the Conference Gabriel Dumont: histoire et identité metises, Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, September 21, 22 and 23.

2005: «Elitekey: The Nationalist Gaze of an Aboriginal Artist», paper presented at an international conference entitled Indigenous Women and Feminism, Edmonton, Alberta. August 25-28.

International Conferences:

2013: Rennes, France. «La guerre des mémoires pour engendrer un devoir de mémoire: le cas de la murale Grandin à Edmonton en Alberta», Paper presented at the French Association of Canadian Studies, June 12-15.

2012: Vienna, Austria. «Connecting urban and aboriginal histories: Methodological Considerations For an urban Aboriginal history in Quebec», Paper presented at the Americanistas Congress, July 19-22, 2012.

2011: Montpellier, France. «Repousser les frontières du fédéralisme et de l’impérialisme canadien: une remise en question autochtone», Paper presented at the conference Stretching Borders: How Far Can Canada Go?, June 15-18, 2011.

2011: Nantes, France. Invited speaker. «La reconnaissance des droits des Métis de l’Alberta: Réconciliation ou tension?», Paper presented at the conference Droits de L’homme et recherché universitaire dans les Amériques: Société civile et droits des autochtones et des afro-descendants, June 6, 2011.

2010: Beig Meil, France. Invited speaker. «Le Métis, le sang-mêlé et le mestizo: Pour une analyse comparée d’une identité contestée», Paper presented at the conference La dynamique des droits: examplarités autochtone et bretonne, February 16-19, 2010.

2009: Grenoble, France. «La troisième «résistance» métisse de l’Ouest canadien: une simple question de partage». Paper presented at the conference Living in Canada: Accords et Dissonances, Association française d’études canadiennes, June 11-12, 2009.

2009: Innsbruck, Austria. Invited speaker. «The Métis and Canada: The On-going Fight for Recognition». Centre for Canadian Studies at Innsbruck, May 7, 2009.

2009: Oxford, England. «Who are you?”; “Justify your existence to Us?”: The Métis Fight for Inclusion in a Bilingual and Multicultural Canada». Paper presented at the conference Being, Becoming and Belonging: Multiculturalism, Diversity and Social Inclusion in Modern Canada, British Association of Canadian Studies, March 28-30, 2009.

2007: Paris, France. «Thomas Flanagan et la propriété privée dans les réserves autochtones». Paper presented at the conference Le conservatisme: le Canada en contexte organized by La Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, April 27 et 28, 2007.

2007: Mexico City, Mexico. «The Role, The Place and The Politics of the Mestizos, the Mixed Blood and the Métis in North America». Paper presented with Dr. Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez at the Conference organized by the Mexican Canadian Studies Association entitled Territorio y sociedad en América del Norte. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, February 13-15, 2007.

2006: Dunedin, New Zealand. «Elitekey by Teresa Marshall». Paper presented at the conference Celebrating Indigenous Knowledge: Turoua ngă whetŭ, February 14-17, 2006.

2005: Edinburgh, Scotland. «From ‘Forgotten People’ to Aboriginal People: Canada and the Métis». Paper presented at the International colloquium First Nations, First Thoughts, August 4-6, 2005.

1998: Sydney, Australia. «The Reform Party and The Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: Prospects for Diversity and Equality?» presented at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Colloquium entitled Diversity in Australia, Canada and New Zealand: Challenges and Opportunities, July 9-1, 1998.

Conference Organization:

2011: Edmonton, Alberta. Organizer: Sharing Indigenous Languages: Reflective Dialogue and Creative Approaches, Campus Saint-Jean, May 19.

2011: Sherbrooke, Québec. Co- organizer with Daniel Salée: L’activisme politique autochtone aux 20e et21e siècles: une histoire à découvrir, 79th ACFAS congress, May 9.

2010: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer with Pamela Sing et al.: Impenser la francophonie: Renouvellement, recherches, diversité, identité, CEFCO, Campus Saint-Jean, September 24-25.

2010: Edmonton, Alberta. Organizer: Symposium Aboriginal Women and Leadership: A Day of Reflection, Campus Saint-Jean, Faculty of Native Studies and Dialog, March 26.

2008: Edmonton, Alberta. Organizer: Laurent Garneau and the Métis, Campus Saint-Jean, Faculty of Native Studies and Institute of Canadian Studies (CSJ), March 26-27.

2008: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer with Claude Couture, Donald Ipperciel, Frédéric Boily, Conservatism and Nationalism in Canada, Institute of Canadian Studies, November 21 and 22.

2007: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer with Claude Couture, Donald Ipperciel, Frédéric Boily and Marie-Claude Levert, 25th Anniversary of the Canadian Constitution: Perspectives from the West, Institut of Canadian Studies (CSJ), November 22 to 24.

2007: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer with Dr. Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez and Emily Snyder of the conference Research as Resistance: Exploring the Diversity of Indigenous Studies Approaches, Faculty of Native Studies, Lister Conference Centre, August 22-24.

2004: Edmonton, Alberta. Involved in the planning of a conference entitled Métis Nation Rights and Self-Government with the Métis National Council (Ottawa). The conference enabled academics and members of the Métis communities in Western Canada to interact. March 11-13.

2001: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer of Bringing It Home: Reclaiming Democracy that was held at the University of Alberta by the Parkland Institute, November 15-18. Featured: Mark Kingwell, Michael Valpy, Judy Rebick, Andrew Coyne.

1999: Edmonton, Alberta. Co-organizer of a conference entitled Federalism, Identities and Nationalisms with the French Association of Alberta and the University of Alberta in December 10-12 at the Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton. This national event gathered together academics from across the country.

Contributions to Student Training, Honours and Graduate supervision, Community Research Training

Ph.D.:

Examiner (External), Political Science, Julie Perreault, Féminisme du Care et féminisme autochtone: une approche phénoménologique de la violence en Occident, Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Defense October 4, 2013.

Member of committee: Tracy Bear, English and Film/Native Studies, U of A, Don’t Leave Out the Good Parts! Reviving Indigenous Stories of Sex and Sexuality, Ph.D., incomplete.

Masters Students:

Norma Dunning (FNS), M.A. Supervisor, The Eskimo Identification Canada System, M.A. in Native Studies.

Katarina Welsch (Campus Saint-Jean), M.A. supervisor, Catharine R. Whyte et la préservation du patrimoine culturel des Rocheuses canadienne: une visionnaire en avance sur son temps, M.A. in Canadian Studies, completed, 2013.

Examiner (External): Angelica Quesada (Political Science), Reframing the World. Local Communities and Multinational Corporations-The case of Cajamarca, Colombia, M.A. in Political Science, completed, 2013.

Examiner: Natasha Young (Campus Saint-Jean), Retention of wooded ecosystems and plant and lichen diversity on a First Nations Reserve compared to three other land uses in the Central Boreal Mixed-wood of northeast Alberta, Canada, M.A. in Canadian Studies, Defence November 27, 2013.

Examiner (External): Tye Walter (Political Science), The Transborder Mohawk community of Akwesasne and the competing claims of sovereignty and the possibilities to reconcile them, Defense 2013 (to be confirmed).

Val Knaga (Campus Saint-Jean), M.A. supervisor, In the shadow of the Cross: St. Albert and the Métis Experience of Oblate Settlement, M.A. in Canadian Studies/Native Studies, Not completed.

Examiner: Dustin McNichol, Canadian Studies, Campus Saint-Jean, Histoire contestée: structure et contenu du débat historique, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2011.

Examiner (external): Melissa Vernier, History, Laurentian University, Pour une perspective amérindienne du missionariat oblat: Analyse photographique des relations entretenues entre les pères oblats et les Cris de Fort Albany, 1892-1929, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2010.

Examiner (external): Jessica Abdallah, Drama, U of A, Annie Mae’s Movement, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2010.

Committee member (chair): Bernard Salva, Canadian Studies, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2009.

Examiner: Natalie Boisvert, Canadian Studies, Campus Saint-Jean, Entre autonomie et tolérance: l’école publique et le défi de la religion, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2008.

Committee member (chair): Nicole Nolette, Canadian Studies, M.A., Thesis, completed, 2008.

Honours Supervision:

Supervisor: Kirsten Lindquist, Native Studies, Indigenous “Twibes” in 140 characters or less: how Indigenous Academics use Twitter for Resistance and Resurgence, Honour’s, Honour’s paper, completed, April 2013.

Supervisor: Morgan Bamford, Native Studies, In the Role of Paternal Despot: Adams Archibald and the Red River Métis Lands Issue 1870 –1872, Honour’s, Honour’s paper, completed, April 2011.

Supervisor: Erin Sutherland, Native Studies, Decolonization of the Body in the Work of Rebecca Belmore, Honour’s, Honour’s paper, completed, April 2010.

Supervisor: Darlene Bouvier, Native Studies, The History of the Bouvier Family of Northwest Saskatchewan, Honour’s Thesis, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, completed, April 2008.

Valerie Knaga, St. Albert: A Historical Métis Community in the Keeping, Honour’s Thesis, School of Native Studies, University of Alberta, completed, April 2005.

July 28-31 2005. As part of the ongoing research with Dr. Tough’s CURA Otipimsuak, I participated in a two-day workshop (July 28-30, 2005) with members of the Métis communities of Northern Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, at Palmbere in Northwestern Saskatchewan during the Palmbere Days, a celebration of Métis heritage. On July 29 2006, Leanna Parker (Ph.D. Student in Native Studies/Rural Economy) and I presented a Power Point presentation entitled The Métis in the 1881, 1891 and 1901 Censuses of the Northwest Saskatchewan.

Roger Smith Supervision:

This award is intended to cultivate and support research partnerships between undergraduate students and faculty members in SSHRC fundable disciplines.

Madeline Whetung, Curve Lake First Nation Community Garden Project, Summer 2012.

Marshal German, The Canative Housing Corporation Oral History Project, Summer 2011.

Contributions to Student Training:

From 2005 to 2008, I have hired and supervised 7 students (2 undergraduates and 5 graduate students) to complete research on Ile à la Crosse, Father Lacombe and Saint-Paul-des Métis. These students engaged in archival research and data entry through spreadsheets. From 2006 to 2008, 13 students in Law, Native Studies and History (graduate and undergraduate) have been hired to work on the Historical and Legal Foundations of Métis Aboriginal Rights in Alberta project. From 2008 to 2013, I have hired and supervised 12 students for different projects (5 of these students were graduate students: MA and Ph.D). Most of them have been engaged in historical research as well as interviewing Métis elders or helping organize focus groups with Aboriginal students and francophone immigrants.

Significant Contributions to Professional, Academic and Community Service

Professional Service

From July 1st, 2008 to June 30, 2009: On sabbatical

University of Alberta:

2013: Member of the Advisory Committee of the Center for Teaching and Learning

2011-2012: Member of Dean’s Council

2011-2012: Member of General Faculties Council

2011-2012: Member of President’s Research Awards Advisory Committee (PRAAC)

2010-on-going: McCalla Professorships Selection Committee (small faculties)

2011-2012: Member of the Northern Council

2011-2012: Member of the SSHRC Deans committee

2011-2012: Member of the School of Energy and the Environment board

2011-ongoing: Member on the Council on Aboriginal Initiatives

2010-2011: Member of the Committee on the Learning Environment (CLE)

2009-2011: Member of Academic Standard committee (ASC)

2006-2012: Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLAT) presided by Dr. Carl Amrhein (Provost).

2005-2006: E-Learning Plan Development Committee presided by Dr. Paul Sorenson (Vice-Provost and Associate VP Info Tech).

2005-2006: L2 Liaison Committee.

Faculty of Native Studies:

2012-ongoing: Graduate Studies Committee

2010-2012: Member of Faculty Evaluation Committee

2011-2012: Chair, selection committee for two appointments in Native Studies

2009-ongoing: Member of the Executive Committee

2009-ongoing: Member of the Academic Affairs Committee

2010: Chair of the hiring committee for the new Faculty student advisor

2009: Member of the hiring committee for the new Assistant Dean finance

2007-ongoing: Acting Dean (regularly replaced former Dean while away)

2007: Chair of the Curriculum Review Committee

2007-2008: Chair of Academic Affairs Committee

2007: Member of the Academic Unit Review Committee

2007: Chair Research as Resistance conference committee

2006: Member of the Academic Affairs Committee

2005-2006: Member of Research Methods and Theory Undergraduate Curriculum Working Group

2005: Member of the Technology Committee

2005-ongoing: Scholarship and Award Committee

2005: Candle Light Vigil (Chair of the committee in 2006)

2004-ongoing: Member of FNS Faculty Council

Committees with other Faculties, University of Alberta:

2012-ongoing: Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Constitutional Studies, Faculty of Law.

2011-2012: Member of the steering committee of the Institute of Canadian Studies (Campus Saint-Jean).

2011-2012: Member of the selection committee for the Director, Office of Indigenous Health, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

2011-2012: Chair, selection committee for the cross-appointed position, FNS/Law.

2009-2010: Member of the Groupe de recherche sur l’inter/transculturalité et l’immigration (GRITI), Campus Saint-Jean.

Outside the University:

2013: Member of the John Bullen Prize committee, Canadian Historical Association. The John Bullen Prize honours the outstanding Ph.D. thesis on a historical topic submitted in a Canadian university by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

2011-2012: Member of the Rupert’s Land Institute Board of Governors (Edmonton). Métis Nation of Alberta.

2008-ongoing: Member of the board of directors of the research cluster Dialog: Research and Knowledge Network relating to Aboriginal peoples at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Université du Québec (Montréal).

2011-ongoing: Member, Board of SSHRC-CURA Odena, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Université du Québec (Montréal).

2011-2012: Member of the Grandin Station Mural Working Circle comprising members of the Aboriginal Relations Office of the City of Edmonton, the French Canadian Association, the Francophone Youth of Alberta, Aboriginal artists, UofA Academics.

Academic Service

Grant Referee

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide à la Recherche (FRQSC)

Book Manuscript Referee

Review of Manuscripts for Aid to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) administered by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS), The University of Laval Press, Athabasca University Press, Fernwood Books, UBC Press and Les Éditions du Blé (Manitoba).

Journal Referee

The International Review of Canadian Studies; Francophonies d’Amérique; Canadian Journal of Political Science; History of Intellectual Culture; Recherches amérindiennes au Québec; Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism. I have also refereed papers for The Aboriginal Policy Research Network published in partnership with the Institute On Governance.

External Reviewer, Academic Programs

Thompson Rivers University. History Department. Review of the undergraduate program, 2011.

Community and Public Activities

Regular guest lecturer in Native Studies courses as well as Law and Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta.

Regular French commentator on TV and radio on Aboriginal Issues (French and English CBC/CHFA (radio) and CBXFT (TV).

2013: Guest Speaker, «Comprendre Idle no More/Understanding Idle no More», Plaisir d’apprendre 2013 organized by La Fédération des aînés franco-albertains (FAFA) et l’École des langues du Campus St-Jean. Spoke in front of 80 seniors from the Franco-Albertan community, Edmonton, Alberta, April 29 to May 3.

2013: Guest Speaker, «Les autochtones du Canada», Journée d’échange interculturel, Edmonton, Alberta, March 2. Spoke in front of 120 francophone emigrants.

2013: Guest Speaker, «Les Métis de l’Alberta/The Métis in Alberta», North Central Teachers Convention, February 7, Edmonton.

2012: Guest Speaker, «La pertinence actuelle des traités signés avec les Autochtones/The contemporary relevance of treaties signed with First Nations», North Central Teachers Convention, February 9, Edmonton.

2011: Participated in one-day peer-review of Dialog’s activities by Members of the Fonds Québécois de Recherche Société et Culture (FQRSC), October 11, Montréal.

2011: Guest Speaker, «La contribution des Autochtones dans l’histoire du Canada et de l’Alberta à l’honneur/Honoring the Historical Contributions of Aboriginal People in Alberta and Canada», North Central Teachers Convention, February 10, Edmonton.

2009: Guest speaker for the Centre d’enseignement et de recherche en français (CERF), «Le sentier Carlton/The Carlton Trail», Campus Saint-Jean, Edmonton, Alberta.

2008: Guest speaker by the Gabriel Dumont Institute (Saskatchewan) to participate at the Aboriginal Day Events at Batoche, Saskatchewan. I presented on Métis women in front of Métis community members.

2008: January and February, 2008. 2 Meetings at Métis Nation of Alberta with Fran Hyndman and Athena

Lothian on Michif in Alberta. Dr. Pat McCormack and I helped Fran and Athena develop research strategies and methodologies so they could conduct research with Métis elders on the Michif language.

2008: Guest speaker for the Institut Guy-Lacombe de la famille to present on «The Métis and the Francophones in Western Canada» at Fort Edmonton in front of Métis and Francophone community members, Edmonton, Alberta.

August 2007, 2006 and 2005: I was invited by Alberta Education to give workshops on Aboriginal perspectives to help teachers make the transition to the new Alberta social studies program.

2006: As part Dr. Tough’s CURA steering committee Otipimsuak: Métis Land and Society in Northwest Saskatchewan, I participated in a meeting in Buffalo Narrows in July 2006 to commemorate the scrip commission that came to northern Saskatchewan in 1906.

2006: Following the success of my book on Alberta’s Francophones, I was invited by the Calgary Board of Education to do a one-day workshop entitled Exploring the Francophone Perspective on January 30, 2006 for their new social studies program. I spoke on Métis and Francophone history to a large group (around 100) of teachers.

2006: I was part of an advisory group consisting of Bev Findlay, Dr. Ellen Bielawski, Val Napoleon and myself to help the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) design guidelines for the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal women volunteers on a project entitled Volunteerism in Aboriginal Communities: Volunteer – Who Me?

2006: Invited by the Centre d’enseignement et de recherche en français (CERF) to give a talk on Alberta’s francophones during the French immersion week for Federal civil servants.

2006: Part of an advisory group to evaluate the French version of the DVD Behind the Badge produced by Bearpaw Media Production (Native Counselling Services of Alberta).

2005: As part of CURA Otipimsuak: Métis Land and Society in Northwest Saskatchewan I participated in a research forum in Saskatoon with Métis community members on June 13 to June 17th.

Professional Development

2013: Lloyd Barber Summit on Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education: « Identifying Best Practices », Regina, Saskatchewan, May 23-24.

2012: Senior Administrator’s Retreat, June 20, Edmonton, Alberta.

2011: Senior Administrator’s Retreat, August 25 to 27, Banff, Alberta.

2011: Participated to the New Deans and Senior Administrators Orientation Program organized by the UofA (5 weeks course).

2011: Participated in a two-day Strategic Planning Workshop with the Rupertsland Institute (April 4 and 5).

2010: ED-Media: World conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Toronto, June 29-July 2.

2010: Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC), “Dare to Share: Transcending Boundaries in Leadership”, Edmonton, Alberta, April 29 – May 1.

2009: CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff – Transforming the Academy, Saskatoon, November 13-15.

2008: Academic Leadership Program (Chair school), Strengthening Leadership in Higher Education, 3 day retreat, Edmonton, May 20, 21 and 22.

2008: Participated in a seminar on Human Resources for the Academic Leader, Edmonton, April 29

2007: Participated in a seminar on Lessons Learned: the FEC Process, Edmonton, December 3.

2007: University Teaching Services (UTS) workshop “Teaching Enhanced Research” with Dr. Angela Brew, Associate Professor in the Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Sydney.

2007: UTS workshop “Tired of Marking Papers? Untraditional Assignments in the Humanities and Social Sciences” with Dr. John-Paul Himka, History and Classics (2006 Winner of the Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching).

2006: Workshop on how to use the computer program Filemaker Pro.

Memberships

Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS)

Canadian Historical Association

Canadian Studies Association

French Association of Canadian Studies

Keywords

  •   Aboriginal History
  •   Métis History
  •   Métis Rights
  •   History of Aboriginal Political Thinking
  •   Calgary School
  •   Constitutional Issues
  •   Aboriginal Women
  •   Daily Lives/Material Culture
  •   Contemporary Aboriginal Art
  •   Urban Aboriginal Issues

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