Presented during Indigenous Awareness Week by McGill's Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR) in collaboration with the Faculty of Education and First
Peoples' House as part of the Lecture Series on Indigenous Pathways in the Academy.
Indigenous Pathways in Education
Margaret Kovach (Sakewew p'sim iskwew) is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry and a member of Pasqua First Nation located in southern Saskatchewan. She is currently an Associate Professor at the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Professor Kovach's work focuses on Indigenous research methodologies and Indigenous postsecondary education. Her publications have had a significant impact in evolving fields of Indigenous studies and education. Her award winning book, Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts, (University of Toronto Press) has been widely cited and used nationally, and internationally. Professor Kovach coauthored a SSHRC funded report, "Indigenous Presence: Experiencing and Envisioning Indigenous Knowledges within Selected Postsecondary Sites of Education and Social Work" (2015). She was the planning co-chair of the 2015 University of Saskatchewan's national forum Building Reconciliation: Universities Answering the TRC's Calls to Action.