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Savage Bear

Director of the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI)

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Ki'en Debicki

Assistant Professor | English and Cultural Studies

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Allan Downey

Associate Professor, Department of History | Nak'azdli Whut’en First Nation

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Chelsea Gabel

Associate Professor | Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-based Research Methods Community Based Research Digital Technology Indigenous Health and Well-being Intergenerational Communication

Robert Innes

Associate Professor | Chair of the Indigenous Studies Department

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Dawn Martin-Hill

Associate Professor

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Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Area(s) of Interest:  Aboriginal Aboriginal Health Cultural Preservation Cultural Reclamation and Spirituality Decolonization Gender Gender and Sexuality Indigenous Knowledge Language Preservation Social-Cultural Anthropology Traditional Medicine Practices Youth

Rick Monture

Associate Professor

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Renae Watchman

Associate Professor

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Vanessa Watts

Assistant Professor | Paul R. MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies

Faculty
Department of Sociology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Amber Skye

Sessional Lecturer

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Bertha Skye

Visiting Elder

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Renée Thomas-Hill

Sessional Lecturer, Elder-in-Residence

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

CLA

Adrianne Xavier

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

CLA
Indigenous Studies Department

Area(s) of Interest:  Community Wellbeing Indigenous Indigenous Health and Well-being Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Staff

Chrissy Doolittle

Academic Department Manager

Staff
Indigenous Studies Department

Ashley Green

Administrative Assistant, Undergrad

Staff
Indigenous Studies Department