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Faculty

Tracy Bear

Director of the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI)

Faculty
Department of Sociology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Kailtin Debicki

Post-Doctoral Fellow | English and Cultural Studies

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Allan Downey

Associate Professor, Department of History | Nak'azdli Whut’en First Nation

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Chelsea Gabel

Associate Professor | Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Innovation

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-based Research Methods Community Based Research Digital Technology Indigenous Health and Well-being Intergenerational Communication

Dawn Martin-Hill

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Aboriginal Aboriginal Health Cultural Preservation Cultural Reclamation and Spirituality Decolonization Gender Gender and Sexuality Indigenous Knowledge Language Preservation Social-Cultural Anthropology Traditional Medicine Practices Youth

Rick Monture

Associate Professor

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Vanessa Watts

Assistant Professor | Paul R. MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies

Faculty
Department of Sociology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Amber Skye

Sessional Lecturer

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Bertha Skye

Visiting Elder

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Renée Thomas-Hill

Sessional Lecturer, Elder-in-Residence

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

CLA

Adrianne Xavier

Acting Academic Director, Indigenous Studies Program

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

CLA
Indigenous Studies Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Community Wellbeing Indigenous Indigenous Health and Well-being Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Staff

Carrie McMullin

Program Administrator

Staff
Indigenous Studies Program