CUFA BC: Academic of the Year award to Dr. Amy Parent!

Congratulations to CCEJ Associate Director, Dr. Amy Parent, for receiving the CUFA BC Academic of the Year Award!

Dr. Amy Parent, Noxs Ts’aawit is the recipient of the Ehor Boyanowsky Academic of the Year Award. Dr. Parent is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Education & Governance in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She receives this award in recognition of her project “Raising Nisga’a Language, Sovereignty, and Land-Based Education Through Traditional Carving knowledge,” which successfully established an international precedent for the rematriation of the Ni’isjoohl memorial totem pole from Scotland. This project produced ground-breaking outcomes that are expanding the paradigm of Indigenous methodologies, Indigenous governance, decolonizing museum practices, enhancing partnerships for decolonization and reconciliation, and sharing research knowledge.

The Centre team congratulates Dr. Parent on being selected for this prestigious award!

Click HERE to read more about the CUFA BC Award.

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