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Brock Pitawanakwat

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Department of Humanities

Associate Professor
Coordinator of Indigenous Studies Program
(Anishinaabe – Whitefish River First Nation)

Email: pitawanb@yorku.ca


His MA thesis looked at Indigenous political movements in southern Mexico and his PhD dissertation explored language revitalization efforts of the Anishinaabeg in Manitoba and Ontario. Prior faculty appointments include First Nations University (2003-2008), University of Winnipeg (2008-2009), and the University of Sudbury (2013-2018). He also worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a researcher from 2010-2013. Current research interests include Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics.

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His MA thesis looked at Indigenous political movements in southern Mexico and his PhD dissertation explored language revitalization efforts of the Anishinaabeg in Manitoba and Ontario. Prior faculty appointments include First Nations University (2003-2008), University of Winnipeg (2008-2009), and the University of Sudbury (2013-2018). He also worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a researcher from 2010-2013. Current research interests include Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics.

Degrees

PhD, Victoria
MA, Victoria
BA, U of Regina

Research Interests

, Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

https://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/JU/article/view/2377/0

2022

Approach to Teaching


Dr. Pitawanakwat has taught the following courses in the Indigenous Studies Program:

INDG 1050 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
INDG 2060 Treaties and the Indian Act
INDG 2070 Introduction to Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe)
INDG 2780 Indigenous Peoples and Education
INDG 3050 Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies SEMR
Fall 2022 AP/INDG2780 3.0 A Indigenous Peoples and Education SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies SEMR


His MA thesis looked at Indigenous political movements in southern Mexico and his PhD dissertation explored language revitalization efforts of the Anishinaabeg in Manitoba and Ontario. Prior faculty appointments include First Nations University (2003-2008), University of Winnipeg (2008-2009), and the University of Sudbury (2013-2018). He also worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a researcher from 2010-2013. Current research interests include Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics.

His MA thesis looked at Indigenous political movements in southern Mexico and his PhD dissertation explored language revitalization efforts of the Anishinaabeg in Manitoba and Ontario. Prior faculty appointments include First Nations University (2003-2008), University of Winnipeg (2008-2009), and the University of Sudbury (2013-2018). He also worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a researcher from 2010-2013. Current research interests include Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics.

Degrees

PhD, Victoria
MA, Victoria
BA, U of Regina

Research Interests

, Indigenous language revitalization, health, history, labour and politics

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

https://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/JU/article/view/2377/0

2022

Approach to Teaching


Dr. Pitawanakwat has taught the following courses in the Indigenous Studies Program:

INDG 1050 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
INDG 2060 Treaties and the Indian Act
INDG 2070 Introduction to Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe)
INDG 2780 Indigenous Peoples and Education
INDG 3050 Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies SEMR
Fall 2022 AP/INDG2780 3.0 A Indigenous Peoples and Education SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies SEMR