Featured Faculty Publications

Book Chapters by SFU Indigenous Studies Faculty Members

Collection Thinking

Ontologies, Agents, Communities

Edited by Jason Camlot, Martha Langford, and Linda M. Morra

Routledge, 2023


The People and the Text: An Inclusive Collection

Deanna Reder and Margery Fee


Decolonizing the English Literary Curriculum

Edited by Ato Quayson and Ankhi Mukherjee

Cambridge University Press, 2023


Chapter 3: First Peoples, Indigeneity, and Teaching Indigenous Writing in Canada

Margery Fee and Deanna Reder


First Peoples Shared Stories

Anthology of New & Classic Tales

Flame Tree Publishing, 2022



Eldon Yellowhorn

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

  • Recognized in the Canadian Association for Educational Foundations (CAFE) Book Recognition Celebration at CSSE 2023

Restoring the Kinship Worldview

Indigenous Voices Introduce 28 Precepts for Rebalancing Life on Planet Earth

Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows) & Darcia Narvaez

North Atlantic Books, 2022


Nonhierarchial society

Wenona Hall

Royally Wronged

The Royal Society of Canada and Indigenous Peoples

Edited by Constance Backhouse, Cynthia E. Milton, Margaret Kovach & 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 & Hugo F.V. Cardoso

Intersections of Religion and Astronomy

Edited by Chris Corbally, Darry Dinell & Aaron Ricker

Routledge, 2021


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

Eldon Yellowhorn

Seasonal Sociology

Edited by Dr. Ondine Park & Dr. Tonya Davidson

University of Toronto Press, 2020

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

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


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 & Wenona Victor (Hall)