Vol 2, No 1 (2016)

Engaging with Indigenous Communities

The way in which scholarly work and research has been commonly pursued on Indigenous cultures and peoples has been subject to criticism for a number of decades. As early as 1969 Vine Deloria Jr. in Custer Died for Your Sins criticized scholars for engaging in useless and objectifying research, and argued for relevant communitydriven research. While community-engaged research has been gaining traction in the academy recently, community engagement has been an important dimension and principle of Indigenous research for quite some time. Since the 1980s Indigenous scholars from across the globe assert that Indigenous-focused research needs to be respectful, collaborative and useful. Today we have witnessed the shift from “Indigenous as object” of study to community-engaged collaborative research that is based on and driven by Indigenous agency.

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From the Editor

Natalia Khanenko-Friesen
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Catherine McGregor, Onowa McIvor, Patricia Rosborough
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Jennifer S. Dockstator, Eabametoong First Nation, Misipawistik Cree First Nation, Opitciwan Atikamekw First Nation, Sipekne'katik First Nation, T'it'q'et, Lillooet BC, Gèrard Duhaime, Charlotte Loppie, David Newhouse, Frederic C. Wien, Wanda Wuttunee, Jeff S. Denis, Mark S. Dockstator
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17-38
Lee Alan Swanson, Joelena Leader, Dazawray Landrie-Parker
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39-56
Tarun Reddy Katapally, Sylvia Abonyi, Jo-Ann Episkenew, Vivian Ramsden, Chandima Karunanayake, Shelley Kirychuk, Donna Rennie, James A. Dosman, Punam Pahwa
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57-70
Lenora Carpluk, Beth Leonard
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71-88
Chelsea Gabel, Emilie Cameron
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89-108
Janelle Baker
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109-124
Sarah Marie Wiebe, Kelly Aguirre, Amy Becker, Leslie Brown, Israyelle Claxton, Brent Angell
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125-144
Åsa Virdi Kroik, Jonhild Joma
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145-156
Joanna Fraser, Evelyn Voyageur
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157-166
Amanda LaVallee, Cheryl Troupe, Tara Turner
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167-182
Robert Henry, Caroline Tait, STR8 UP
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183-204
Heather A. Howard
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205-224
Cindy Hanson, Heather Fox Griffith
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225-246
Christine Rogers Stanton, Brad Hall, Lucia Ricciardelli
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247-266
Rob McMahon, Tim Whiteduck, Arline Chasle, Shelley Chief, Leonard Polson, Henry Rodgers
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267-285

Reports from the Field

Sylvia Moore
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287-296
Robin Dushane, Sandra Garner, Casey Smitson, Jason Banks
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297-313

Book Reviews

Hannah Turner
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315-317