Indigenous Studies


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Amber Skye
Contractually Limited Appointment, Indigenous Studies
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Visiting Elder Bertha Skye
Contractually Limited Appointment, Indigenous Studies


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Elder in Residence, Renée Thomas-Hill
Contractually Limited Appointment, Indigenous Studies
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Renae Watchman PhD
Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies
Associate Professor, English & Indigenous Studies, Mount Royal University

Areas of Interest

Aboriginal, American literatures, Amerindians, Canadian literatures, Colonialism, Contemporary literatures, Critical film studies, Critical study of literature, English literatures, Film & television, Film, television & digital media, Indigenous, Indigenous literatures, Indigenous performing arts, Literature theory, Other film, television & digital media, n.e.c., Studies of Indigenous societies
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Vanessa Watts PhD
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies
Paul R. MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies


L.R. Wilson Hall 1013
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Adrianne Xavier PhD
Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies
Joint Appointment, Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences

Contact Info

Areas of Interest

Community wellbeing, Indigenous, Indigenous health & wellbeing, Socio-cultural anthropology