Dr. Margaret Kovach Summer 2012 Keynote Speaker

 

 

 

"The Researching Self: What Indigenous Methodologies Offer Us"

 

 

 

Dr. Margaret Kovach is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry. She is an Associate Professor with the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan where she holds a joint appointment with Educational Foundations and Educational Administration. She received an Interdisciplinary Studies doctoral degree from the University of Victoria where she conducted the primary research for her 2009 book Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations and Contexts (University of Toronto Press).

In addition to an active teaching focus and research interest in Indigenous methodologies and lifelong learning, she has a research interest in the role of anti-racist, decolonizing approaches to integrating Indigenous knowledges into core curriculum within post-secondary learning contexts for which she received SSHRC funding.