Dr Margaret Kovach

Associate Professor
Cross-Appointment with the Department of Educational Foundations

  • First Nations Education


Undergraduate Teaching

  • EADM 425 - Legal and Institutional Contexts of Education

Graduate Teaching

  • EADM 819 - First Nations Educational Leadership and Governance
  • ERES 810 - Indigenous Epistemology and Research

Graduate Supervision (Theses and Dissertations Completed)


Selected Publications

  • Battiste, M., Kovach, M. & Balzar, G. (2010). Celebrating the local, negotiating the school:  Language and literacy in Aboriginal communities, Special Journal on Aboriginal Englishes. Canadian Journal of Native Education, Supplement, 32, 4-12.
  • Kovach, M. (2010).  Conversational method in Indigenous research.  First People Child and Family Review, 5(1), 40-48.
  • Kovach, M. & Montgomery, H. (2010).What kind of learning? For what purpose? Reflections on a critical adult education approach to online social work and education courses serving Indigenous distance learners. Critical Social Work Journal.
  • Kovach, M. (2009). Indigenous methodologies – Characteristics, conversations, and contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Kovach, M. (2009). Being Indigenous in the academy - Creating space for Indigenous scholarship in the academy. In Timpson, A. (Ed.), “First Nations, First Thoughts – New Challenges” (pp. 51-76). Vancouver: UBC Press.
  • Kovach, M. (2009). Forward. First People Child & Family Review, 4(2), 4.



Dr Margaret Kovach
Department of Educational Administration
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X1, Canada

margaret.kovach (a) usask.ca
tel. +1 (306) 966-7515
fax +1 (306) 966-7549