comparative Indigenous histories 20th century Indigenous politics Indigenous women's politics and Indigenous feminisms Sixties social movements and oral history.
Sarah Nickel (Ph.D Simon Fraser University) is Tk'emlupsemc (Kamloops Secwepemc), French Canadian and Ukrainian, and she grew up in the unceded lands of northern Secwepemcul'ecw and the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Sarah joins the Department of History and Classics after five years with the Department of Indigenous Studies, at the University of Saskatchewan.
Sarah's most recent article, "Reconsidering 1969: The White Paper and the Making of the Modern Indigenous Rights Movement," appeared in the Canadian Historical Review in Summer 2019. Her first book, Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs was published with UBC Press in 2019 and recently won the Canadian Historical Association prize for the best scholarly book in Indigenous History. She also has a co-authored edited collection In Good Relation: History, Gender, and Kinship in Indigenous Feminisms with the University of Manitoba Press, released in May 2020.
University of Alberta
University of Saskatchewan, Indigenous Studies:
Simon Fraser University/Fraser International College
Sarah is currently accepting graduate students at the MA and PhD levels