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“Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!

“Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!

The Queen’s University research team is delighted to welcome three Huu-ay-aht post-secondary students to join the project! Over the summer, Ayanna Clappis, Becki Nookemis, and Mikaela Petticrew will be helping with a ‘Photovoice” research project, which involves asking Huu-ay-aht citizens to take pictures and share stories about Treaty. This research will be going on fromContinue Reading “Our Journey, Our Choice, Our Future” Research Project Welcomes Three Huu-ay-aht University Students to the Research Team!

The ‘A SHARED Future’ Inaugural Gathering Was a Success!

The ‘A SHARED Future’ Inaugural Gathering Was a Success!

Last week HEC Lab Research Director Heather, HEC Lab Research Coordinator Rob, and MA candidate Jon attended the A SHARED Future’s first ever gathering. The meeting was graciously hosted by the T’Sou-ke Nation located on Vancouver Island, BC. This was the first opportunity for researchers, Knowledge Holders and other stakeholders involved in the A SHAREDContinue Reading The ‘A SHARED Future’ Inaugural Gathering Was a Success!

Fantastic visit with the citizens and leadership of Huu-ay-aht First Nations to share stories and provide updates on research activities

Fantastic visit with the citizens and leadership of Huu-ay-aht First Nations to share stories and provide updates on research activities

HEC Lab Research Director Heather, PhD candidate Vanessa, and MA candidates Jon and Marc just returned from a successful research trip. The team travelled to the Huu-ay-aht First Nations in British Columbia to work with community partners involved with their respective research projects. A relationship between the HEC Lab and Huu-ay-aht First Nations has beenContinue Reading Fantastic visit with the citizens and leadership of Huu-ay-aht First Nations to share stories and provide updates on research activities

HEC Lab Alumni and HEC Lab Director Have Their Paper Accepted in the Journal WATER- March 3, 2017

HEC Lab Alumni and HEC Lab Director Have Their Paper Accepted in the Journal WATER- March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017: HEC Lab Alumni, Chris Garda, and HEC Lab Director, Dr. Heather Castleden, have their paper “Monitoring, restoration, and source water protection: Canadian community-based environmental organizations’ efforts towards improving aquatic ecosystem health” accepted in the journal WATER as part of a Special Issue in Source Water Protection.

Ottawa Meeting- A SHARED Future Project – February 9, 2017

Ottawa Meeting- A SHARED Future Project – February 9, 2017

On February 9, Dr. Heather Castleden (Director of the HEC Lab) and Rob (HEC Lab Research Coordinator) travelled to Canada’s Capital to meet with Ottawa-based partners from the A SHARED Future project on renewable energy development in Indigenous.   It was great to see Irving LeBlanc (Assembly of First Nations), Kim Matheson (CHAIM centre CarletonContinue Reading Ottawa Meeting- A SHARED Future Project – February 9, 2017

Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017

Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017

Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017   Marc Calabretta (MA Candidate) presented his narrative research about how the modern Treaty negotiation process unfolded for Huu-ay-aht First Nations. He discussed the complexity of his findings to date, and expressed excitement for his upcoming travels to Huu-ay-aht in March.   Sharon YeungContinue Reading Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017

The HEC Lab’s Dr. Heather Castleden is involved in a SSHRC Partnership Grant on Indigenous Youth Futures, led by Carleton University’s Dr. Kim Matheson. – February 12, 2017

The HEC Lab’s Dr. Heather Castleden is involved in a SSHRC Partnership Grant on Indigenous Youth Futures, led by Carleton University’s Dr. Kim Matheson. – February 12, 2017

Profiles of the Indigenous Youth Futures’ Team – Researchers and Collaborators – have been released! Learn more about this multi-disciplinary team of community-based and academic researchers from across Canada. Researchers: http://carleton.ca/youthfutures/who-are-we/researchers/ Collaborators: http://carleton.ca/youthfutures/who-are-we/collaborators/ The goal of the Indigenous Youth Futures program of research is to bring together Indigenous and Western approaches to promote Indigenous youthContinue Reading The HEC Lab’s Dr. Heather Castleden is involved in a SSHRC Partnership Grant on Indigenous Youth Futures, led by Carleton University’s Dr. Kim Matheson. – February 12, 2017