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DEVS 221: Topics in Aboriginal Studies

Suggested Readings

Akena, F. A. (2012). Critical analysis of the production of Western knowledge and its implications for Indigenous knowledge and decolonizationJournal of Black Studies43(6), 599-619.

Battiste, M., Bell, L., & Findlay, L. M. (2002). Decolonizing education in Canadian universities: An interdisciplinary, international, Indigenous research project. Canadian Journal of Native Education26(2), 82.

de Oliveira Andreotti, V., Stein, S., Ahenakew, C., & Hunt, D. (2015). Mapping interpretations of decolonization in the context of higher education. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 4(1).

King, T. (2012). The inconvenient Indian: A curious account of Native People in North America. Toronto: Doubleday Canada.

Korteweg, L., & Russell, C. (2012). Decolonizing + Indigenizing = Moving environmental education towards reconciliation. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 17, 5-14.

Loyie, L., Spear, W. K., & Brissenden, C. (2014). Residential schools: With the words and images of survivors. Brantford, ON: Indigenous Education Press.

Munroe, E., Borden, L., Murray Orr, A., Toney, D., & Meader, J. (2013). Decolonizing Aboriginal education in the 21st century. McGill Journal of Education/Revue des sciences de l'éducation de McGill, 48(2), 317-337.

Smith, T. (2016). Make space for Indigeneity: Decolonizing education. Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit Research Review Journal, 1(2), 49-59. 

Indigenous Pedagogies and Research Approaches

Datta, R. (2018). Decolonizing both researcher and research and its effectiveness in Indigenous researchResearch Ethics, 14(20), 1-24. doi 1747016117733296

Four Arrows (Jacobs, D. T.), et al. (2013). Teaching truly: A curriculum to indigenize mainstream education. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Foy, J. (2009). Incorporating talk story into the classroomFirst Nations Perspectives2(1), 25-33.

Iseke-Barnes, J. (2008). Pedagogies for decolonizing. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 31(1), 123-148, 320. 

Longboat, D. (2017). A way of life: Indigenous Knowledge to Sustain the World (1.22.04). Dan shares teachings at Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability with introduction by Mi’kmaw Elder Albert Marshall.

Pete, S. (2015). 100 ways to Indigenize and decolonize academic programs and courses. Regina: University of Regina.

Pete, S., Schneider, B., & O’Reilly, K. (2013). Decolonizing our practice: Indigenizing our teachingFirst Nations Perspectives5(1), 99-115.

Ragoonaden, K., & Mueller, L. (2017). Culturally responsive pedagogy: Indigenizing curriculumCanadian Journal of Higher Education47(2), 22-46.

Smith, L. T. (2012). Decolonizing methodologies: Research and Indigenous peoples (2nd ed.). London: Zed Books.

Szabo-Jones, L., Christensen, J., & Cox, C. (Eds.). (2018). Activating the heart: Storytelling, knowledge sharing, and relationship. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Western University. (2018). Guide for working with Indigenous students. London: Western University. 

Wemigwans, J. (2016). A digital bundle: Exploring the Impact of Indigenous knowledge online through FourDirectionsTeachings. com (based on Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto).

Wildcat, M., McDonald, M., Irlbacher-Fox, S., & Coulthard, G. (2014). Learning from the land: Indigenous land based pedagogy and decolonizationDecolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society3(3).