Dr. Margaret Kovach -Indigenous Research Presentations

Western’s Faculty of Education and the Indigenous Health and Well-being Initiative are pleased to offer three presentations on Indigenous research by:

Dr. Margaret Kovach
College of Education, University of Saskatchewan

What is Indigenous Research/Indigenous Knowledge?

Monday, March 4
3:00-4:30 pm
Open Lecture and Q & A
Faculty of Education, Room 1139 (Community Room)

The Interdisciplinarity in Indigenous Research Approaches

Wednesday, March 6
12:00-1:00 pm
Room 9420, Social Sciences Centre

Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Post-Secondary Education

Thursday, March 7
2:00-3:30 pm
Faculty of Education, Room 1139 (Community Room)

Dr. Kovach will also be available at the following times during the week of March 4 to 8 to meet with graduate students and researchers to discuss their work and/or any questions related to Indigenous research or research methodologies.

  • Monday, March 4 from 1:00-2:30
  • Thursday, March 7 from 10:00-12:00
  • Friday, March 8 from 1:00-4:30

Please contact Dr. Rebecca Coulter via email, coulter@uwo.ca , to book an appointment.

Biographical Statement:  Dr. Margaret Kovach

Dr. Margaret Kovach is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry.  She is an Associate Professor with the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan where she holds a joint appointment with Educational Foundations and Educational Administration. She received an Interdisciplinary Studies doctoral degree from the University of Victoria where she conducted the primary research for her 2009 book Indigenous Methodologies:  Characteristics, Conversations and Contexts published through the University of Toronto Press. In the fall of 2010 Margaret received the Saskatchewan Book Award for Scholarly Writing for this publication.  Margaret is the inaugural recipient of the 2010 University of Saskatchewan Provost Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Education and is actively engaged in teaching in the area of Aboriginal education. She currently leads a research team that is exploring the integration of Indigenous knowledges into core curriculum within post-secondary learning contexts through SSHRC funded research.

Please see the attached poster for further information about three presentations on Indigenous research.


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