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"Living a Lie" The Edmonton Residential School 1950 to 1960 - A Story of Sexual Abuse by a United Church Minister and the Response by the Church of the TimeDownload
Using hermeneutic inquiry with a critical theory lens, I sought to document and unconceal the involvement of the United Church of Canada in a case of sexual abuse of children at the Edmonton Residential School during 1950 to 1960. Through analysis of the archival data, I sought to understand how...
Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation (AIM-HI) Network Indigenous Health Research Principal Investigator RecruitmentDownload
Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation (AIM-HI) Network Indigenous Health Research Principal Investigator Recruitment
An Intersectional Perspective on Experiences Inspiring Transition to University Among First Nations LearnersDownload
The literature on the university participation of First Nations (First Peoples of Canada) learners pointed to historic K 12 challenges and competing demands that hinder their transition to university. Although learners’ attendance is rising steadily, more females than males attend university. ...
SSHRC IG awarded 2012: The proposed archaeological research focuses on Apachean migration as a significant vector of Dene expansion in western North America. Renewed archaeological thinking about migration pays attention to social science research into migration, and specific processes like kin...
SSHRC IG awarded 2018: This project addresses a hidden bias of mainstream teaching and learning, wherein Indigenous and locally-held knowledge is often positioned as the oral teachings of the past, in contrast to the contemporary character of digital literacy. The three-year project takes a...
Comparing contact investigations of tuberculosis cases among the Canadian Born Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal population in Alberta, CanadaDownload
It is well established that the rates of tuberculosis (TB) among Aboriginal Peoples in Alberta are disproportionately higher than those in the Canadian-born 'other' population group (Jensen, Lau, Langlois-Klassen, et al., 2012). In addition, Aboriginal Peoples living on-reserve have higher rates...
This thesis is a comprehensive qualitative study of four youth-serving organizations, iHuman Youth Society (iHuman) and YOUCAN Youth Services (YOUCAN) in Edmonton, and Ndinawewaaganag Endaawaad Youth Resource Centre (Ndinawe) and Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA) in Winnipeg. I analyze the...
This article discusses the First Nations sample of a larger study on dementia care decisions and knowledge sharing. The purpose is to enhance understanding of the process of knowledge sharing among health care practitioners (HCPs), care partners, and persons with dementia (PWDs) within a rural...
Background Diabetes in pregnancy is thought to be an important driver of the current epidemic of type 2 diabetes in First Nations populations. Purpose The purpose of this doctoral research was 1) to generate an epidemiological profile of First Nations diabetes in pregnancy in Alberta; and 2) to...
Disruption in place attachment: Insights of young Aboriginal adults on the social and cultural impacts of industrial development in northern AlbertaDownload
People living in the north have been and will continue to be affected by increasing exploration and exploitation of the region's natural resources. To understand the human impacts a qualitative approach and sense of place, place attachment, and disruption in place theories were used to analyze...