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Over the last few years, the importance of place in the creation, and continuation of, Metis communities has comprised one of my primary research interests. Tied up in this idea of place are the key questions: why did Metis individuals and families decide to stay in the borderlands in the face of...
Sounding the Impact: A Case Study on the Social and Cultural Work of Music in the Context of the Edmonton Raga-Mala Music SocietyDownload
The Edmonton Raga-Mala Music Society (ERMS) is a volunteer organization that supports Indian classical music, mainly through the act of organizing formal concerts. As a society that is centered on supporting a genre of music that is closely tied to a particular geographical location that is...
Seeds Sown into Me: An Autobiographical Narrative Inquiry into the Leisure Experiences of one Community GardenerDownload
This autobiographical narrative inquiry takes the reader alongside my familial stories of gardening and my lived experiences across three community gardens in Edmonton. By focusing on my experiences of gardening I demonstrate the power of narrative inquiry (Clandinin & Connelly, 2000) as an...
Reporting on Indigenous Stories
Award-winning journalist Duncan McCue of CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup and CBC The National shares tips and insights from his online guide www.riic.ca, which delves into best-practices of reporting in Indigenous communities. This talk will be helpful to all writers and editors working to...
Putting Community under Erasure: The Dialogue between Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy on the Plurality of SingularitiesDownload
In a note at the end of the essay 'The inoperative community,' Jean-Luc Nancy describes the writing of our being-in-common, or of our being-with, as a community of writing: 'inserted, alternated, shared, divided texts, as all texts are, offering that which does not belong to anyone, but which...
The purpose of this study was to explore personal and social benefits associated with participation in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ). Sixteen participants (2 head instructors and 14 athletes; M age = 33.8 years, M duration of involvement in BJJ = 5.5 years) participated in individual semi-structured...
This thesis addresses the question of whether or not Canadian public libraries are creating online communities through their websites and social media pages. Studies into what sense of community entails, both physically and digitally have been conducted outside of the library and information...
Alpine glaciers have been retreating since the Little Ice Age, leading to exposure of foreland soils. Microorganisms are the primary below ground biological influence on nutrient cycling in recently deglaciated soil and are linked to down valley vegetation colonization. Previous studies...
Traditional analyses of Anabaptist action continue to be problematized by substantial theological, social, economic, ethical, and political disparities defining the early decades of sixteenth-century Anabaptist movements. This dissertation is offered as a “reconciliation,” as an attempt to...
Manhood, Rivalry, and the Creation of a Canadian "Hockey World": Media Coverage of Early Stanley Cup Hockey Challenges, 1894-1907Download
This study examines media narratives of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, this project analyzes English Canadian newspaper coverage of Stanley Cup “challenge” games and championship series between 1894...