Research for Department of Indigenous Studies

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:

  • Native American Art
  • Native Self-government
  • Aboriginal Rights
  • Native Treaties
  • Native Law
  • Native Health
  • Native Women
  • Traditional Knowledge (inc medicine & ecology)
  • Native Philosophy
  • Land Struggles
  • Sustainable Land Development

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 a Native 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.