In alphabetical order 

Sean Carleton, University of Manitoba
Indigenous-Settler Relations; Indian Residential Schools; Educational Policy; Cultural Representations

Sean Carleton is an expert in Indigenous-Settler relations in Canada, and his research examines the history of settler colonialism, capitalism, colonial violence and Indigenous resistance, and the rise of state schooling (common, public, mission, day, boarding and industrial schools) in Western Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Fluency: English

Crystal Gail Fraser, University of Alberta

Crystal Gail Fraser is Gwichyà Gwich'in and her expertise centres around the histories of Indian Residential Schools in Canada, childhood studies, gender and sexuality, oral history, and Indigenous theory and methodology. In particular, northern twentieth-century histories is her main interest.

Fluency: English

Brian Gettler, University of Toronto
Residential Schools and historical memory of Indigenous-settler relations in Quebec and Canada

Biran specializes in the history of colonialism in Quebec during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His work focuses on First Nations’ economic activity, the development of the Canadian state, the evolution of federal and provincial policy with respect to Indigenous peoples, residential schooling, and historical memory of Indigenous-settler relations in Quebec and Canada.

Fluency: English and French

Brittany Luby, University of Guelph
Indigenous land and water development, community partnership

Brittany Luby specializes in the history of hydroelectric development in Treaty #3, focusing on Anishinabeg responses to industrial incursions. Her work can be found in the Canadian Journal of Native Studies and the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. Luby has also lectured extensively on building partnerships between the academy and Indigenous communities interested in research.

Fluency: English

Brenda MacDougall, University of Ottawa
Aboriginal peoples; Metis and First Nations history; community and family history; and the impact of colonization

Brenda is a leading expert in the history of Métis and First Nations and Ontario's first Chair in Métis Research.

Fluency: English


Jim MillerUniversity of Saskatchewan
Aboriginal and treaty history, rights and issues

Order of Canada recipient Jim Miller is one of the foremost experts in Canadian Aboriginal history, having written several seminal works on Native-Newcomer relations, Treaty history, and Indian Residential Schools.

Fluency: English

Daniel Sims, University of Northern British Columbia
Community Based Research; Oral history; Indigenous history in British Columbia; Treaties; Aboriginal Legal History; and Environmental History

A member of the Tsay Keh Dene First Nation, Daniel's expertise is on Indigenous history in British Columbia with a focus on historic and modern treaties, Aboriginal legal history and policy, and the environment.  Coming from a long line of Tsek'ehne oral historians, his research is community based and he has worked extensively with his own community as well as Kwadacha, McLeod Lake, and Maskwacis.  Currently he is the chair of First Nations Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia.

Fluency: English




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