Adam Gaudry, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. He is from a Métis family in Northwestern Ontario, who migrated there from Red River. He grew up in Southern Ontario.
Dr. Gaudry is currently working on two main research projects.
The first is, The Manitoba Treaty, a book-length analysis on nineteenth-century Métis political thought and the Métis-Canada treaty of 1870, currently under contract with the University of Manitoba Press.
The second is, Ganahghootr'onatan, a land-based learning course focusing on Gwich'in traditional knowledge, history, and governance in Teetł'it Zheh, NWT.
He has also published extensively on Métis identity, history, and political thought; Indigenous research methodologies; land-based learning; and indigenization policy in Canadian post-secondary education. He welcomes prospective grad students to contact him about supervision in any of these areas.
For students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Indigenous/non-Indigenous relationships. Consists of a survey of historical and contemporary relationships between Indigenous peoples and newcomers, with the aim of expanding the understandings held by many Canadians about these relationships. This course will be delivered online. Not open to students with credit in NS 200. Not designed for Native Studies majors. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.Winter Term 2022
Surveying political relationships in what is now called Canada, this course analyzes the long-standing tensions in relations between Canada and Indigenous peoples. Drawing on Indigenous perspectives, this course reexamines political history, exploring early contact diplomacy, treaty-making, and the subsequent colonial relations that structure the contemporary situation. Prerequisites: NS 110, 111 and 240 or 290 or consent of the Faculty. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.Fall Term 2021
Prerequisite: One 300-level NS course or consent of the Faculty.Winter Term 2022
Prerequisite: NS 503 or consent of the Faculty.Winter Term 2022