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Masters thesis. A study to examine the impact of participation in organized sport programs on the acculturative processes occuring among indigenous northern youth of the Mackenzie Delta, in particular the TEST ski program.
Ohitika Chade Wiya – Brave Hearted Woman: A Narrative of Recovery, Reclamation and Renewal of an Indigenous woman’s body imageDownload
Body image research with Indigenous women typically focuses on the concept of health and their understandings of health. However, it is necessary to acknowledge how Indigenous women’s body image has been shaped through heteropatriarchy and settler colonialism. The purpose of this autoethnography...
“Mâmawoh kamâtowin: Coming Together To Help Each Other: Honouring Indigenous Nursing Knowledge is the result of coming to know and understand my own Indigenous experience while working with four Indigenous nurse scholars Alice Reid, Evelyn Voyageur, Madeleine Dion Stout, and Lea Bill. Using an...
Moving through uncertain times: A morphogenetic approach to understanding people's response to crisis in two forest community contexts in rural British ColumbiaDownload
The degree to which individuals have agency to respond during crisis, and the degree to which social structure and culture influence their course of action, present compelling questions for understanding social change. The tradition of examining the interplay between agency and social structure,...
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...
Culture provides a lens through which to increase our understanding of community responses that both contribute to and detract from a population’s food security. This qualitative study using semi-structured interviews, observations and visual methodology identifies how culture is manifested...
La perception des finissants des programmes d'immersion de l'Alberta comme apprenant de langue secondeDownload
This case study explores French Immersion graduates’ perceptions of how they learned their second language. During this research I interviewed five French Immersion students from Western Canada. The goal of these interviews was to understand and analyze the language learning experiences of these...
This work analyzes cultural differences between Italy and Canada based on newspaper articles and headlines on three major events of our recent past: the attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; the death of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011; and the most recent massacre in Oslo, Norway,...
How Salience of Consistency Norms Affects Individual Differences in Ambivalent Answering in North AmericansDownload
Previous studies have found a positive relationship between trait dialecticism and ambivalent answering (Church et al., 2012; Hamamura et al., 2008). The current study explored how this relationship is affected for situational personality tests after manipulating the saliency of consistency norms...
Exploring the cultural construction of children's play in Thailand: an action research study with the Foundation for Child DevelopmentDownload
Children’s play has emerged as a global discourse (Fleer, 2009). Studies from diverse theoretical traditions have examined the role of play in child development; however, the dominant discourse of play has largely privileged Western European-heritage cultural practices, and as a result childhood...