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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)

Office: Room 312 Atkinson Building
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

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies LECT
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG2070 6.0 A Intro. to Ojibwe Language and Culture LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies LECT
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG2070 6.0 A Intro. to Ojibwe Language and Culture LECT


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


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies LECT
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG2070 6.0 A Intro. to Ojibwe Language and Culture LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG3050 6.0 A Indigenous Protocols and Methodologies LECT
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/INDG2070 6.0 A Intro. to Ojibwe Language and Culture LECT