Research for Department of Indigenous Studies

The Linguistic History of Dene Languages - Dr. Conor Snoek

Using Cree Law to Address Lateral Violence in the Workplace: Cree literature, Wetiko legal principles, and Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety - Tara Million

Transforming ‘Colonial Truth’ into ‘Our Stories’ - Tara Million

Our Faculty & Their Research

Faculty members at the University of Lethbridge are happy to involve undergraduate students in their research projects, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Our faculty members often collaborate with other departments, community members and employers on research projects—giving you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience.

Current Research & Areas of Interest Include:

  • Indigenous Self-Government
  • Treaties & Indigenous Law
  • Global Indigenous Activism
  • Decolonization & Settler-Colonialism
  • Indigenous Health
  • Indigenous STE(A)M
  • Land-based Learning
  • Indigenous Identities
  • Global/Local Nations & Regions
  • Story, Narrative, Literature
  • Perspectives of the Past
  • Contemporary Indigenous Creative Expressions
  • Indigenous Languages & Linguistics
  • History of Indigenous Languages
  • Language Revitalization
  • Blackfoot Language

Faculty at the University of Lethbridge find themselves in a unique position to:

  • Access excellent undergraduate students who can provide research assistance;
  • Collaborate with faculty outside of the Department of Indigenous Studies on joint projects and research areas;
  • Access exceptionally well-equipped facilities;
  • Teach from an Indigenous perspective;
  • Participate in University governance;
  • Access a number of research grant opportunities;
  • Work in a number of different research and teaching areas;
  • Work with community members and local industry on various projects and initiatives.