Featured Faculty Publications


Legends of the Capilano

E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) with Chief Joe Capilano (Sahp-luk) & Mary Agnes Capilano (Lixwelut)

Edited by Alix Shield

University of Manitoba Press, 2023

Autobiography as Indigenous Intellectual Tradition

Cree and Métis âcimisowina

Deanna Reder

WLU Press, 2022

Silm Da’axk

To Revive and Heal Again

Historical Ecology and Ethnobotany in Gitselasu Lahkhyuup

Chelsey Geralda Armstrong

Knowledge Holders of Gitselasu

Mitchell Press, 2022

Unsettling Educational Modernism

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Sabine Bitter & Helmut Weber, Guests & Hosts 

With texts by June Scudeler (editor)

adocs Verlag & Produktion, 2021

On the Other Side(s) of 150

Untold Stories and Critical Approaches to History, Literature, and Identity in Canada

Edited by Linda M. Morra & Sarah Henzi

WLU Press, 2021

  • Winner, Canadian Studies Network Best Edited Collection in Canadian Studies 2021

Cold Case North

The Search for James Brady And Absolom Halkett

Michael Nest, Deanna Reder, And Eric Bell

University of Regina Press, 2020

  • Short-listed, Crime Writers of Canada Best Nonfiction Crime Book 2020
  • Short-listed, American Book Fest’s International Book Awards (True Crime) 2021
  • Short-listed, Creative Saskatchewan Publishing Award 2022

I Am a Damn Savage; What Have You Done to My Country?

Eukuan nin matshi-manitu innushkueu; Tanite nene etutamin nitassi?

By An Antane Kapesh

Translated by Sarah Henzi

WLU Press, 2020

  • Winner, Quebec Writers' Federation Cole Foundation Prize for Translation (French to English) 2021

What the Eagle Sees

Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal

Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger

Annick Press, 2019

  • Joint winner, Best Books of the Year List, Quill & Quire 2019
  • Joint winner, Best of 2019 List, Book Links 2019
  • Joint winner, Nerdies Award 2019
  • Joint winner, Best Books List, CBC Books 2019
  • Joint winner, Top 30 Choices for Classrooms, Booklist 2020
  • Joint winner, Kirkus Reviews Best Books 2019
  • Short-listed, Foreword INDIES Book Awards 2020
  • Short-listed, Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize 2020
  • Runner-up, Nautilus Book Awards, Silver 2020
  • Joint winner, Independent Publisher Book Award, Gold 2020
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award 2020
  • Joint winner, Skipping Stones Honor Award 2020
  • Short-listed, Rocky Mountain Book Award 2021

Pots and Other Living Beings

annie ross

Talonbooks, 2019

Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws

Yerí7 re Stsq'ey's-kucw

By Marianne Ignace and Ronald E. Ignace

McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017

  • Winner, Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library and the Pacific BookWorld News Society, 2018
  • Longlist, George Ryga Award Longlist, Pacific BookWorld News Society, Yosef Wosk, and Vancouver Public Library, 2018
  • Finalist, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, West Coast Book Prize Society, 2018
  • Honourable Mention, Canadian Aboriginal History Best Book Prize, Canadian Aboriginal History Committee of the Canadian Historical Association, 2018

Happy Birthday Super Cheaper

annie ross

Blurb, 2009

Book Chapters

First Peoples Shared Stories

Anthology of New & Classic Tales

Flame Tree Publishing, 2022



Eldon Yellowhorn

Intersections of Religion and Astronomy

Edited by Chris Corbally, Darry Dinell and Aaron Ricker

Routledge, 2021


Calling Down the Spirits in the Sky: Blackfoot Astronomy and Sense of the Sacred

Eldon Yellowhorn

Royally Wronged

The Royal Society of Canada and Indigenous Peoples

Edited by Constance Backhouse, Cynthia E. Milton, Margaret Kovach and Adele Perry

McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021


Chapter 8: Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology as Tools for Reconciliation in Investigations into Unmarked Graves at Indian Residential Schools

Katherine L. Nichols, Eldon Yellowhorn, Deanna Reder, Emily Holland, Dongya Yang, John Albanese, Darian Kennedy, Elton Taylor, and Hugo F.V. Cardoso

Coloniality and Racial (In)Justice in the University

Counting for Nothing?

Edited by Sunera Thobani

University of Toronto Press, 2021


Chapter 1: Don’t Cry, Fight! vs. Deference to the Corporate State: Abrogation of Indigenous Rights and Title, Civil Rights, and Social and Environmental Justice at the Imperialist University

annie ross

Seasonal Sociology

Edited by Dr. Ondine Park and Dr. Tonya Davidson

  • Winner - 2021 PROSE Award Subject Category, Association of American Publishers

University of Toronto Press, 2020


Chapter 1: What is Ontology? What is Epistemology? Or: how to understand ‘ontology’ and ‘epistemology’ through fish and canals in the heart of Canadian empire

Zoe Todd


Restoring the Kinship Worldview

Indigenous Voices Introduce 28 Precepts for Rebalancing Life on Planet Earth

Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows) and Darcia Narvaez, PhD

North Atlantic Books, 2022


Chapter: Nonhierarchial society

Wenona Hall

Residential Schools and Indigenous Peoples

From Genocide via Education to the Possibilities for Processes of Truth, Restitution, Reconciliation, and Reclamation

Edited by Stephen James Minton

Routledge, 2019


Chapter 7: Colliding Heartwork
The space where our hearts meet and collide to process the boarding school experience

Natahnee Nuay Winder

Chapter 9: Reflections

Julie Vane, Stephen James Minton, Tania Ka‘ai, Rosemary Norman-Hill, Natahnee Nuay Winder

Indigenous Concepts of Education

Toward Elevating Humanity for All Learners

Edited by Berte Wyk and Dolapo Adeniji-Neill

Palgrave Macmillan, 2014


Taking an Indigenist Approach to Research: Engaging Wise Ways of Knowing toward a Vision of Stl’atl’imicw Education

Kicya7 Joyce Schneider

The Authentic Dissertation

Alternative Ways of Knowing, Research and Representation

Edited by Donald Trent Jacobs

Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2008


Whispering the Circle Back

Kicya7 Joyce Schneider

Indigenous Legal Traditions

Edited by Law Commission of Canada

UBC Press, 2007


"Getting to a Better Place": Qwi:qwelstom, the Stó:lō and Self-Determination 

Ted Palys and Wenona Victor (Hall)

Journal Articles, Periodicals and Other Works

American Anthropologist

February 2023

Liberating trails and travel routes in Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en Territories from the tyrannies of heritage resource management regimes

Chelsey Geralda Armstrong, Anne Spice, Mike Ridsdale, John R. Welch

Ecosystems and People

Volume 19, Issue 1, 2023

Historical ecology of forest garden management in Laxyuubm Ts’msyen and beyond

Chelsey Geralda Armstrong, Natasha Lyons, Alex C. McAlvay, Patrick Morgan Ritchie, Dana Lepofsky and Michael Blakee

Capilano Review

Spring 2022: 50th Anniversary Issue 1/3

‘f variations’

ross, annie with Catriona Strang

BC Studies

No. 214, Summer 2022

Mischief Making: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art and the Seriousness of Play

Bryan Myles


Studies in American Indian Literatures

Vol. 34, no. 1&2 (Spring/Summer 2022)

Edited by June Scudeler and Siobhan Senier

SAIL Special Double Issue: How We Teach Indigenous Literatures

Guest Editors: Michelle Coupal and Deanna Reder


A Call to Teach Indigenous Literatures
Michelle Coupal and Deanna Reder

Using Indigenous-Informed Close-Reading and Research Skills to Unlearn
Deanna Reder

“You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned”: Or, How Yoda, Decolonization, and Indigenous Digital Media Fit Together
Alix Shield

Teaching Indigenous Literatures in French and in Translation
Sarah Henzi

Studies in Canadian Literature

46(2), 186–212, 2021

Special Issue: Indigenous Literary Arts of Truth and Redress / Arts littéraires autochtones de vérité et de réparation

“And Whom We Have Become”: Indigenous Women’s Narratives of Redress in Quebec

Sarah Henzi


Personal and Material Geographies

An Exhibit of Contemporary Craft

Craft Council of British Columbia, 2020

re-sanctify. (reconciliation is remediation).

annie ross

The Canadian Geographer

Volume 63, Issue 4

Winter / hiver 2019

Indigenous Bioregionalisms (love Mother Earth): Relationship, Creation, Ethics, Love

annie ross


47/3, Winter, 2018

on gathering tree roots

annie ross


Journal of American Indian Education

Vol. 57, No. 2, 2018

Indigenous Education: Using the Science of Storywork to Teach With and Within Instead of About Indigenous Peoples

Sheryl MacMath and Wenona Hall

American Indian Culture and Research Journal

Vol. 41, No. 1, 2017

Stó:lō Community Entrepreneurship and Economics: Rebuilding the Circle

Keith James and Wenona Hall

The Capilano Review

Issue 3.3 (Fall, November 2017)



what a prayer looks like

pottery and other beings

annie ross

Canadian Literature

230-231: Indigenous Literature and the Arts of Community, 2016

Indigenous Literatures and the Arts of Community: Editors’ Afterword
Sam McKegney and Sarah Henzi

Entre orature et écriture : souveraineté, décolonisation et culture populaire autochtones
Sarah Henzi

flower headband
land is more than land
annie ross

“This show won’t mean anything unless it comes from ‘the people’”:wâhkôhtowin in Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen Movie Treatment
June Scudeler


Canadian Journal of Native Education

Vol. 38, No. 1., 2016

Úcwalmicw and Indigenous pedagogies in Teacher Education Programs: Beginning, Proceeding, and Closing in Good Ways

Kicya7 Joyce Schneider

Violence Against Women

Vol. 20 (1), 2014

Never Innocent Victims: Street Sex Workers in Canadian Print Media

Susan Strega, Caitlin Janzen, Jeannie Morgan, Leslie Brown, Robina Thomas and Jeannine Carriére