Professor Don McCaskill has been a Professor at Trent University for 35 years. He describes the fifty year history of Canada’s first Indigenous Studies Department and his perspectives on Indigenous Studies and the academy going forward. His research interests include Indigenous education, community development, justice and corrections and Indigenous-Canadian relations,. with Professor Don McCaskill is […]
Professor Dan Longboat is the Director of Trent University’s Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program. The program is the first of its kind in North America to blend Indigenous Knowledge and western science through courses such as Indigenous Environmental Studies, Indigenous Food Systems and Sustainable Indigenous Communities, . Graduates carry their knowledge into fields such […]
Elizabeth Osawamick is a language teacher at North Shore School and Trent University in South Central Ontario and teaches both in the classroom and on the land courses. She is dedicated to language revitalization for all ages in a way that is fun and interactive.
Nicole Bell is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Education. Her research areas include: Indigenous culture-based education, infusion of Indigenous knowledge into public schooling and teacher education, decolonization and healing, and Indigenous research theory and methodology. Nicole is Anishnaabe (Bear Clan) from Kitigan Zibi First Nation in Quebec. She is the mother of […]
Beedahbin Peltier is a faculty member with Fleming College and also designs and teaches language and cultural programs for families through the Durham School Board. He is also the originator of many land-based and cultural education initiatives through the Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science Program (TRACKS) for youth.