Steering committee

Dr. Jeannine Carrière

Dr. Jeannine Carrière discusses research on cultural planning, adoption and Aboriginal children, that looks at ways to keep children connected with…

Dr. Catherine Richardson

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Victoria.

Cathy Richardson has been with the School of Social Work since September 2007. Her areas of specialization include Indigenous resistance, decolonizing approaches to social work, response-based practice, safety-oriented and dignity-based child protection work, recovery from violence, and Indigenous approaches to research and scholarship centered around cultural, ecological and spiritual integrity. Cathy is interested in the intersections between family therapy, child protection, language-use and social responses to families.


Dr. Onowa McIvor

Director of Indigenous Education, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria. Onowa is of Swampy Cree and Scottish-Canadian ancestry, born and raised in Northern Saskatchewan. The University of Victoria drew Onowa …

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University of Victoria: Human & Social Development Univeristy of Victoria
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