Visions of the Heart
Issues Involving Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Edited by Gina Starblanket, David Long, and The late Olive Patricia Dickason
Gina Starblanket, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary, David Long, Professor, Department of Sociology, The King's University in Edmonton, Olive Patricia Dickason, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta
Gina Starblanket, University of Calgary
Gina is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. Gina is Cree/Salteaux and a member of the Star Blanket Cree Nation in Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan. Gina's research is and has been geared toward bringing about change to the way the Indigenous-state relationship is set up. Her research has a practical application to the world around her, and to the intersectional and community-driven approach she uses to explore research questions. She recently completed her PhD in Fall 2018.
David Long, The King's University
David is a professor of Sociology and is committed to cultivating deeper understanding and appreciation for the experiences, strengths, and contributions of diverse populations in Canada. He has received numerous awards for the contributions that earlier editions of Visions of the Heart have made to our understanding of relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada
The late Olive Patricia Dickason, University of Alberta
Dr. Dickason was a professor emeritus at the University of Alberta and adjunct professor of history at the University of Ottawa. She was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 1996 and received the Aboriginal Life Achievement Award, Canadian Native Arts Foundation, in 1997. In 2017, the University of Alberta held an event to recognize her contribution to scholarship. Throughout her distinguished career she remained proud of her Métis heritage.
Kim Anderson is an associate professor in the department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph.
Jessica Ball is a professor in the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria.
Yale D. Belanger is a professor of Political Science at the University of Lethbridge.
Lianne Marie Leda Charlie is an instructor of Political Science in the School of Liberal Arts at Yukon College.
Sara Florence Davidson is an assistant professor in the Teacher Education Department at the University of the Fraser Valley.
Joyce Green is a professor of Political Science at the University of Regina.
Jan Hare is a professor and associate dean of Indigenous Education and director of NITEP at the University of British Columbia.
Dallas Hunt is an assistant professor in the Department of English Language & Literatures at the University of British Columbia.
Rob Alexander Innes is the department head of Indigenous Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.
David Long is a professor of Sociology at The King's University.
Jessie Loyer is a liaison librarian for Indigenous Studies and Anthropology at Mount Royal University.
Olga Marques is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Mandee McDonald is the managing director of Dene Nahjo and a PhD student at the University of Alberta.
Deborah McGregor is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice at York University
Lisa Monchalin is an instructor of Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
David Newhouse is an associate professor in the School of Business and Chair of Indigenous Studies at Trent University
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is an independent scholar, writer, and artist.
Gina Starblanket is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary.
Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark is an associate professor of political science at the University of Victoria
Daniel Voth is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, and instructor in the International Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Calgary.
Renae Watchman is an associate professor in the Departments of English and Indigenous Studies at Mount Royal University.