Indigenous History Wikipedia Projects

In Fall 2018, students in my Indigenous Peoples of North America to 1850 course completed Wikipedia projects. They had the opportunity to either create a new page, or extensively contribute to an existing one. Students chose a wide variety of topics, from hunting head gear to clam gardens. In total, they edited 51 articles, and... Continue Reading →

“Women Making History in Canada”

This week, I was completely surprised when Unwritten Histories, one of my favourite history blogs included me in a list of "Women Making History in Canada." I'm so honoured to be part of this list that includes many fabulous scholars whose work I admire. Dr. Andrea Eidinger, the brains behind Unwritten Histories, wrote the post,... Continue Reading →

First Nations Studies appointment

I'm delighted to announce that I have accepted a position as a limited-term Lecturer in the Department of First Nations Studies at Simon Fraser University. I'll be teaching there for one year, from January to December 2018, and I couldn't be happier to join such a collegial department to do such important work. This year,... Continue Reading →

“Negotiating Sovereignty”

Sarah Nickel and I are delighted to have an article out in the new special issue of BC Studies. We were lucky enough to work with Laura Ishiguro, who guest edited this issue on Histories of Settler Colonialism, and with Graeme Wynn, the journal editor. The full title of the article is "Negotiating Sovereignty: Indigenous Perspectives on... Continue Reading →

CHA Journal Prize

At this year's annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, I was honoured to receive the Journal Prize for the best article in this years' issues of the Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada. The article, "'What We’ve Said Can Be Proven In The Ground': Stó:lō Sovereignty And Historical... Continue Reading →

A 1976 Comic on Stó:lō Land Claims

Last month, Stacy Nation-Knapper, a member of the editorial board for the Champlain Society's publication Findings/Trouvailles and a PhD candidate in History at York, asked if I would contribute something to Findings/Trouvailles. It is an exciting new online publication geared at exploring unexpected research finds. I've contributed the essay for March, a short discussion on... Continue Reading →

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