Indigenous Health & Well-being Initiative

Pauline Wakeham

Pauline Wakeham, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, where she specializes in the field of Indigenous literary and cultural studies. She is the author of Taxidermic Signs: Reconstructing Aboriginality (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) and the co-editor of Reconciling Canada: Critical Perspectives on the Culture of Redress (forthcoming, University of Toronto Press), a collection of essays that formulates a critical framework for analyzing the connections and divergences between a diverse range of redress cases that have emerged in Canada over the past three decades. Her current research examines how contemporary discourses of reconciliation work to shape past, present, and future relationships between the Canadian state and Indigenous peoples. - Graduate students pursuing Indigenous literary studies: Katlynd McLaren, Katherine Meloche. Publications