Alumni Profiles

 

 

Welcome to our collection of FNIS alumni profiles. Click the photos to learn more about each one of these Program graduates!

 



Matt_WardMatthew Ward

Hometown (Nation): Slave Lake, AB (Driftpile Cree Nation)

Graduation Year: May 2015

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major, Political Science Minor

Research Practicum Topic: Queer Indigenous Feminism & Performance Art

 

View Matt’s Profile here.

 


 

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Caitlin Farquharson

Hometown (Nation): Banff, AB

Graduation Year: May 2015

Degree Specialization: Bachelor of Commerce, FNIS Minor

 

View Caitlin’s profile here.

 

 

 


 

Sam_NockSamantha Nock

Hometown (Nation): Metis from Ile-a-la-Crosse, S.K., but grew up in Dawson Creek, B.C.

Graduation Year: May 2014

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major, Political Science Minor

Research Practicum Topic: Urban Indigenous Social Ventures

 

View Sam’s Profile here.

 


 

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Erica Baker
Hometown (Nation):
Thorold, ON

Graduation Year: May 2014

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major

Research Practicum Topic: Aboriginal Snowboarders

 

View Erica’s Profile here.

 

 

 


 

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Andrea Reid

Hometown: Calgary, AB

Graduation Year: May 2013

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major

Research Practicum Topic: Community-building and the role of small community-based organizations in alleviating feelings of isolation

 

View Andrea’s Profile here.

 


 

Simon_GoldenbergSimon Goldenberg

Hometown (Nation): Lower Sioux

Graduated: May 2012

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major, English Literature Major

Research Practicum Topic: Examining current and potential uses of visual media in Indigenous language revitalization

 

Simon’s Profile here.

 


 

Erica_GibbonsErica Gibbons

Hometown (Nation): Scarborough, ON

Graduated: May 2011

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major, French Major

Research Practicum Topic: Integrating Aboriginal content, culturally relevant pedagogies, and bilingual resources into classrooms

 

View Erica’s Profile here.

 


 

Elle-Máijá_TailfeathersElle-Máijá Apiniskim Tailfeathers

Hometown (Nation): Kainai First Nation, Blackfoot / Sámi, Norway

Graduated: May 2011

Degree Specialization: FNIS Major, GRSJ Minor

Research Practicum topic: Comparing Canada’s reconciliation process with Australia’s and Norway’s

 

View Elle-Máijá’s Profile here.