COVID-19 Update

COVID-19: Impact on SSHRC programs, experts database and perspectives from our community.

Knowledge Synthesis Grants—How are the knowledge systems, experiences and aspirations of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples essential to building a successful shared future for all Canadians?
June 2016 Competition Awards



Applicant Hugo Asselin Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Co-applicant Francis Lévesque Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Title: Accoître la capacité des peuples autochtones à participer à la recherche et à en bénéficier
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Karen Bakker * The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Glen Coulthard The University of British Columbia
Title: Between law and action:  assessing the state of knowledge on Indigenous law and international legal norms with reference to fresh water resources
Years: 1 Funding: $24,997.00


Applicant Simon Berge * The University of Winnipeg
Title: Pedagogical pathways for Indigenous business education:  learning from current Aboriginal business practices
Years: 1 Funding: $24,145.00


Applicant Keith Carlson * University of Saskatchewan
Co-applicant Craig Harkema University of Saskatchewan
Maureen Reed University of Saskatchewan
Title: Toward an Indigenous digital asset management system:  building reconciliation by responding to Indigenous requests for capacity building
Years: 1 Funding: $24,994.00


Applicant Franco Carnevale McGill University
Co-applicant Delphine Collin-Vézina McGill University
Martin Morris McGill University
Mary Ellen Macdonald McGill University
Shauna Van Praagh McGill University
Victoria Talwar McGill University
Title: Advancing Indigenous pedagogy on childhood:  identifying priorities for professional education
Years: 1 Funding: $24,821.00


Applicant Sara Child North Island College
Co-applicant Caitlin Hartnett North Island College
Katherine Sardinha University of California, Berkeley
Title: The O'man's 'Nam'a (we are one) project:  unearthing Indigenous leadership principles through language
Years: 1 Funding: $24,600.00


Applicant Jean-François Côté Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Yves Sioui Durand Les productions Ondinnok Inc.
Title: 30 ans d'arts autochtones au Québec : bilan et synthèse
Years: 1 Funding: $24,086.00


Applicant Michael Coyle * Western University
Title: Recognizing Indigenous legal orders:  their content, embeddedness in distinct Indigenous epistemologies, and implications for reconciliation
Years: 1 Funding: $24,986.00


Applicant Zoe Sarah Croucher Todd Carleton University
Co-applicant Audra Mitchell Wilfrid Laurier University
Title: How can Aboriginal knowledge systems in Canada contribute to interdisciplinary research on the global extinction crisis
Years: 1 Funding: $24,927.00


Applicant Michelle Dion * McMaster University
Co-applicant Chelsea Gabel McMaster University
Title: Indigenous futures:  research sovereignty in a changing social science landscape
Years: 1 Funding: $24,887.00


Applicant Karine Gentelet Université du Québec en Outaouais
Co-applicant Nancy Gros-Louis Mchugh First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission
Suzy Basile Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Title: Mise à jour de la boîte à outils des principes de la recherche en contexte autochtone : éthique, respect, équité, réciprocité, collaboration et culture
Years: 1 Funding: $24,710.00


Applicant Judy Gillespie * The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Jason Albert First Nations University of Canada
Title: Evaluation approaches for community change initiatives to address Aboriginal child and family well-being
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Albert James * Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Christopher Michael Hartt Dalhousie University
Julie Marcoux Dalhousie University
Shelley Price St. Francis Xavier University
Title: Does entrepreneurship meet the aspirations of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples
Years: 1 Funding: $24,951.00


Applicant Dominic Lapointe * Université du Québec à Montréal
Title: Gouvernance, entrepreneuriat et équité dans le tourisme autochtone
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Leah Levac * University of Guelph
Co-applicant Cindy (Cynthia) Hanson University of Regina
Deborah Stienstra University of Manitoba
Devi Mucina University of Victoria
Gail Baikie Dalhousie University
Marlene McKay University of Alberta
Title: Two-eyed seeing and intersectionality:  reconciling research approaches
Years: 1 Funding: $24,861.00


Applicant Shelagh McCartney * Ryerson University
Co-applicant Judy Finlay Ryerson University
Title: Building together:  culturally appropriate housing for sustainable communities
Years: 1 Funding: $23,490.00


Applicant Melanie O'Gorman * The University of Winnipeg
Co-applicant Ian Mauro The University of Winnipeg
Kathy Snow Cape Breton University
Peter Geikie Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Shelley Tulloch University of Prince Edward Island
Title: Forum on research in Inuit education:  a gathering to harness knowledge of Inuit education leaders
Years: 1 Funding: $24,728.00


Applicant Sylvie Ouellet * Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Corina Borri-Anadon Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Nadia Rousseau Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Title: L'évaluation des besoins des élèves autochtones par les professionnels scolaires : favoriser la mise en oeuvre de pratiques prometteuses fondées sur des prises de décisions éclairées
Years: 1 Funding: $24,985.00


Applicant Keren Rice * University of Toronto
Co-applicant Angela Bernarde Sahtu Renewable Resources Board
Deborah Simmons Sahtu Renewable Resources Board
Leon Andrew Sahtu Renewable Resources Board
Walter Bayha Deline Land Corporation
Title: Review of Dene language and cultural revitalization initiatives in the Sahtú Region
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Krista Robson Red Deer College
Co-applicant Michelle Edwards Thomson Red Deer College
Victoria Cardinal Widmark Red Deer College
Title: Applying OCAP to college research in Central Alberta: what do we know
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Mela Sarkar McGill University
Co-applicant Andrea Sterzuk University of Regina
Title: Ethical relationality, Canadian applied linguists and Indigenous language revitalization
Years: 1 Funding: $24,985.00



Applicant Anita Tucker * University of Guelph
Co-applicant Sheri Longboat University of Guelph
Title: Exploring the path to Métis self-governance in Canada:  a synthesis of existing research knowledge
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Mark Turner Memorial University of Newfoundland
Co-applicant Hans Rollmann Memorial University of Newfoundland
Title: Unlocking the Chronicle of an Inuit community:  Hopedale, Nunatsiavut
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Kathryn Underwood * Ryerson University
Co-applicant Arlene Hache District of Temiskaming Native Women's Support Group
Title: Indigenous inclusive early childhood service system synthesis project:  embedding Indigenous perspectives in early childhood education, care, and intervention
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Chantal Viscogliosi Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Co-applicant Dominique Gagnon Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Hugo Asselin Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Jill Torrie Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay
Marie-Josée Drolet Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Mélanie Levasseur Université de Sherbrooke
Suzy Basile Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Yves Couturier Université de Sherbrooke
Title: Participation sociale des aînés autochtones et solidarités intergénérationnelles : une synthèse des connaissances visant à soutenir la résilience et le bien-être des communautés autochtones
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Jennifer Winter * University of Calgary
Co-applicant Brendan Boyd University of Calgary
Title: Indigenous, industry and government perspectives on consultation in resource development
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Clinton Westman * University of Saskatchewan
Title: Taking research off the shelf:  synthesizing existing sources of knowledge about impacts, benefits, and participatory or consultative processes around extractive industry in Northern Alberta
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


Applicant Dawn Wiseman * McGill University
Co-applicant Florence Glanfield University of Alberta
Lisa Lunney Borden St. Francis Xavier University
Title: How we are coming to know:  ways in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing might circulate together in mathematics and science teaching and learning
Years: 1 Funding: $25,000.00


* Co-funded by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada