• Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Nancy Doubleday

    Researchers worked with tourists and Indigenous groups to explore how these communities create the “nature” of a Canadian Arctic riverscape through distinct perspectives and practices, as a way to foster understanding and mutual respect for diverse...

  • Difficult Inheritances: Placing Memorials of Vancouver's Disappeared Women in Context

    Difficult Inheritances: Placing Memorials of Vancouver's Disappeared Women in Context

    Amber Dean

    Engaging readers in a thoughtful analysis of the public representations and activist strategies that seek to remember and retell the stories of Vancouver’s disappeared women, this research reflects on the enduring historical contexts of injustice...

  • Indigenous Place-Thought and Agency Amongst Humans and Non-Humans

    Indigenous Place-Thought and Agency Amongst Humans and Non-Humans

    Vanessa Watts

    Euro-Western thought has made many important efforts to understand and embrace all components of Indigenous histories. However, these attempts are often still processed through very Western beliefs which view Indigenous histories as stories rather...

  • Literary History of Six Nations of the Grand River

    Literary History of Six Nations of the Grand River

    Rick Monture

    This research tells the history of the Grand River Six Nations, documenting the community’s own understanding of its nationhood and culture through study of the spiritual and political philosophies, oral stories, and writings of its members.

  • How Indigenous Elder-Youth Relationships Influence Health and Well-Being

    How Indigenous Elder-Youth Relationships Influence Health and Well-Being

    Chelsea Gabel

    Intergenerational relationships play an integral role in maintaining cultural continuity through the process of storytelling and knowledge transmission. These processes also have positive implications for the health and well-being of Indigenous...

  • The Benefits and Risks of Impact Benefit Agreements

    The Benefits and Risks of Impact Benefit Agreements

    Suzanne Mills

    By negotiating Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA), private agreements between Indigenous governments and corporations, Indigenous governments and organizations have been able to mandate employment practices such as hiring, promotion and workplace...

  • Outcomes of Contact Between White and Indigenous People in Canada, a Case Study

    Outcomes of Contact Between White and Indigenous People in Canada, a Case Study

    Jeffrey Denis

    Intergroup contact between white and Indigenous people in a small-town settler-colonial context reduces overt racism but often reinforces the sense of white superiority. Avoiding public discussions of racism, befriending those with similar racial...

  • Aboriginal Healing Through Community Building

    Aboriginal Healing Through Community Building

    Bonnie Freeman, L. William Lee

    Efforts to help Aboriginal people regain overall health--whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual--and heal from historical and ongoing trauma need to focus on the self-determination of the Aboriginal community.