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The Project | Personnel | Goals and Objectives

Project Resource Personnel

Project team and resources include the following:

  • Earle H. Waugh, Ph.D., professor, University of Alberta, specialist in history of religions, Aboriginal religious traditions, author of Dissonant Worlds: Roger Vandersteene Among the Cree, Among the Cree and The Munshidin of Egypt, and editor of the award-winning Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary.
  • Chief Wayne Roan, Chief of the Mountain Cree at Hobbema, Treaty 6, Cree scholar and practitioner of traditional wisdom.
  • Catherine Twinn, B.Law, M.Law, acts on behalf of Indian Reservation communities; has been retained by First Nations concerning the recognition and enforcement of Aboriginal and Treaty rights, Royal Proclamation rights and the other rights and freedoms; has served on local First Nation committees relating to health, education and other community issues.
  • Elder William Dreaver, Whitefish First Nations, Treaty 6, Saskatchewan; Cree speaker and practitioner of traditional wisdom and architect of a program being utilized by Correctional Services Canada in maximum security penitentiaries; has influenced the Spirit of the Warrior Program.
  • Melanie Dreaver, Elder, who works with her Father with female inmates in the prison system in Saskatchewan.
  • Jim Miller, Ph.D., Canada Research Chair in Native-Newcomer Relations, University of Saskatchewan, and author of Shingwauk’s Vision: A History of Native Residential Schools and Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada.
  • Robert Williams Jr., Ph.D., professor, University of Arizona and lecturer at Harvard in Indian law.
  • Harold Cardinal, B.Law, M.Law and doctoral candidate in Law at the University of British Columbia; Treaty 6 Elder and expert in the area of the law as it pertains to First Nations; has done research in traditional philosophy, religion/spirituality and governance views of First Nations.
  • Michael Pomedii, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at St. Thomas Moore College, the Roman Catholic College federated with the University of Saskatchewan; has published on Huron worldviews and First Nations' spirituality.
  • John H. Moore, Ph.D., Research Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida; specializes in Ethnohistory, North American Indians including Ermineskin Cree.

Other resource people include:

  • Kristina Midbo
  • Frank Weaselhead
  • Father René Fumeleau, OMI
  • Sykes Powderface
  • Harold Healy
  • David Janvier
  • Tony Starlight
  • Frances Starlight
  • Constantine Auger
  • Mel Nadeau
  • Elizabeth Roan

Website Development Team

Adriana A. Davies, Ph.D., Project Manager and Senior Editor
Joanne Knysh, Web Production Manager
Lauren Semeniuk, Editor
Davor Babic, Senior Programmer and Systems Administrator
Dan Black, Senior Webmaster
Ryan Majeau, Senior Designer
Shannon Culberson, Flash Intro Designer
Nicolas de Boon, Web Developer
Zaw Aungkyaw, Web Developer
Rachel Leong, Web Developer
Juliette Champagne, Ph.D., Translator
Terrance Armstrong, Researcher
Curtis Allan
, Researcher
Andrew Keenan, Researcher

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