Degrees | Courses Taught | Specialization
& Research Areas | Current
Research | Administrative Appointments | Presentations | Invited Lectures/Conferences | Awards | Books & Chapters | Papers
in Journals | Technical Reports
B.S., Elementary and Junior High Education, University
of Maine at Farmington, 1971
Ed.M., Administration and Social Policy, Harvard University, 1974
Ed.D., Curriculum and Teacher Education, Stanford University, 1984
Doctoral Dissertation: An Historical Investigation
of the Social and Cultural Consequences of
Micmac Literacy. Stanford University,
Professional Teaching License Level TC8, Nova Scotia Department of Education,
D.H.L. (H.C.), Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, University of Maine,
Farmington, Maine, 1997
LL.D., Honorary Doctorate, St. Mary's University, 1987
EFDT 335.3 First Nations and Cross-Cultural Education
EIND. 450.3 Aboriginal Epistemology and Pedagogy
EIND 851.3 Decolonizing Aboriginal Education
EFDT 855.3 Cross Cultural Research Methodology
EIND 871.3 Aboriginal Languages and Linguistic Diversity
EFDT 990.0 Graduate Seminar in Educational Foundations
Areas of specialization
Life Long learning
Aboriginal and university education
Ethnographic and historical studies of Indigenous education
Nourishing the Learning Spirit
Renewal and reconstruction of Aboriginal peoples' language
Protection of Aboriginal knowledge, heritage and culture
Research and ethics involving Indigenous Peoples
Research of Aboriginal teachers' experiences in Saskatchewan
Research of the retention and access of university of
Aboriginal graduate students
Principal Investigator, Animating Mi’kmaq Humanities, SSHRC
Hub Lead, Canadian Violence Prevention Cluster with the Centre of Addictions and Mental Health and University of Toronto
Alex Wilson and Marie Battiste, Education Models Supporting Aboriginal Postsecondary Education for Australia Ministry of Education, 2011.
Past Co-lead of Aboriginal
Learning Knowledge Centre, a national centre of the
Canadian Council on Learning. See www.ccl-cca.ca
Past Lead, Aboriginal Learning Knowledge
Centre (ABLKC) Animation Theme Bundle Nourishing the
Learning Spirit, Canadian
Council on Learning
Completed: National Science Foundation, Planning
and Sustaining Partnerships in Native American Learning
Paradigms, Native American Academy, Berkeley, California. Co-Primary
Investigators Marie Battiste, Peter Senge, and Rose Von
Thater Braan. Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Aboriginal
Learning Knowledge Centre, See http://www.cclcca.ca/CCL/AboutCCL/KnowledgeCentres/AboriginalLearning/index.htm
Canadian Heritage, Review of Evaluation Measures
in Aboriginal Language Programming. November 1, 2004.
of the Treaty Commissioner, A Study of the Role
of RCMP in First Nations Treaty making Process,
March 31- Oct. 15, 2005
M. Battiste, Primary Investigator with Dr. Len
Findlay and Dr. Lynne Bell. Animating
a Postcolonial University. SSHRC Interdisciplinary Grant.
Dr. Fyre Jean Graveline,
Primary Investigator with Brenda Westacoot, Shawn Wilson
and Marie Battiste, Retention
of Aboriginal Students: A Qualitative Analysis of Contributing
Factors. Brandon University and University of Saskatchewan.
SSHRC Standard Research Grant. 2002-2005.
Academic Director, Aboriginal Education Research
Centre (AERC), College of Education
Perspectives and Pedagogies for Aboriginal Education (PPT)
lectures outside U of S and invited conference presentations
M. Battiste, 2011. Chair and Panel member of Aboriginal Leaders in Conversation on Education, 80th Congress of the Humanities and Social Science, Fredericton, N.B. May 30, 2011.
M. Battiste, 2011. Comparative International Education (CIE), Animating Indigenous Knowledge in Education: From Resilience to Renaissance. May 1, 2011.
M. Battiste, 2010. Keynote address, Cognitive Imperialism and Decolonizing Research, Narrative, Arts-based, and ‘Post’ Approaches to Social Research Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. January 22, 2010.
M. Battiste, Panel, Initiative for Diversity and Global Education Advisory Panel, Faculty of Education McGill University Nov. 11 & 12, 2010. 2 days.
M. Battiste, 2010. Issues Concerning First Nations Education, Witness Testimony to the Senate Aboriginal Peoples Committee, November 2, 2010. 1 hour. Testimony available at http://sen.parl.gc.ca/WitnessSurvey/loginPage_e.aspx (EN)
M. Battiste. 2010. Keynote Violence, Trauma and Healing: Nourishing the Learning Spirit of Aboriginal Youth. 6th Annual Safe Schools Conference, Sasktoon. Feb. 10.
M. Battiste. 2011. Panel on the Indigenous Humanities at McMaster University, guest of Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Indigenous Studies Program. March 22. ½ hour presentation in a morning panel.
M. Battiste. 2011. Panel presentation on the Indigenous Humanities to TransCanada Institute, University of Guelph, March 25.
M. Battiste. 2011. The Fourth R Violence Prevention Program: New Considerations Working toward Aboriginal Perspectives.16th Rural Education Conference, Saskatoon, March 28. 1 hour.
M. Battiste. April 12, 2011. Workshop with Hub team on “Violence Prevention” . AWASIS Conference, Saskatoon. 1.5 hours
M. Battiste. 2011. Teachings from the Elders and the Nourishing of the learning Spirit. Tamarra House, Saskatoon. 1.5 hrs.
M. Battiste, 2010. Evaluating Aboriginal language curriculum, St. Francis School, Saskatoon, Sk. January 26. 1 hr.
Marie Battiste, 2009. Ambidextrous Epistemology: Indigenous Knowledge within the Indigenous Renaissance, Keynote at TransCanada 2009, Sackville, NB, July 16. 1 hr.
Marie Battiste, 2009. Learning is our purpose in life. NOW Conference, Calgary AB. September 30. ½ hr.
Marie Battiste, 2009. Animating Indigenous Knowledge: Resilience and Renaissance, National Indian Education Association, Seattle, WA. October 24,
Marie Battiste, 2009. Eurocentrism, Racism and Resilience among Aboriginal Peoples, Guest lecture to STARs, University of Saskatchewan, Nov. 19. 1 hr.
Marie Battiste, 2009. Constitutional Reconciliation of Education for Aboriginal Peoples, First Nations Education Caucus, Assembly of First Nations, Ottawa, ON. December 7. ½ hr.
Marie Battiste, 2009. Panel presentation and discussion circle: Making Alliances for Research and Creating Research/Knowledge Mobilization Opportunities Through Program Models, at CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff, Saskatoon, SK, November 13. 2 hrs.
Marie Battiste, 2010. Bringing Aboriginal education into Conventional Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Distinguished Lecture Series at University of Western Ontario, January 20. 1.5 hrs.
Marie Battiste, 2010. Indigenous Languages and IK: Learning and Achievement, St. Frances School, Saskatoon, SK. January 26. 1 hr.
Marie Battiste, 2010. Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Violence Prevention from the Source, Safe Schools Conference, Saskatoon, Feb. 25. 1 hr.
Marie Battiste, 2010. Training Teachers in Violence Prevention: The 4th R Aboriginal Version, Shawane Dagosiwin Conference, Winnipeg, MB, April 14, 1.5 hrs.
Marie Battiste, 2010. Aboriginal Resilience, Resistance, and Renaissance. Keynote Lansdowne Lecture, University of Victoria, June 17, 2 hours
M. Battiste 2009. “Learning from Aboriginal Communities: Ethics, Protocols and Indigenous Knowledge”, Indigenous Panel for the Community-based Research Symposium, May 25, Ottawa. 15 min.
M. Battiste 2009. “Strength-based approaches, New Definitions of Success”, Health, Learning and Social Development Settings for All Symposia, Workshops, and Conference, May 22, Gatineau, Hull. 45 min.
M. Battiste 2009. “Naturalizing Indigenous Knowledge in Learning”, Panel to Shawane Dagsowin, Manitoba Ministry of Education, May 13, Winnipeg. 20 min.
M. Battiste 2009 “Indigenous Science and the Implicate Order”, Keynote to the Aboriginal Science Conference, May 7, University of Lethbridge, AB. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2009. “Naturalizing Indigenous Knowledge in Learning”, Panel, Saskatchewan Ministry of Education’s First Nations and Métis Education – Promising Practices Symposium, April 1, Saskatoon, SK. 20 min.
M. Battiste, 2009. “Animating Indigenous Knowledge and Humanities: From Resilience to Renaissance”, to Keynoted to Federal Aboriginal Collective of Employees of Saskatchewan (FACES) Network Symposium “Gathering our Strength”, TCU, March 26, Saskatoon, SK. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2009. “Animating Indigenous Knowledge and Humanities: From Resilience to Renaissance”, Keynote to the Ontario College of Art and Design, March 4, Toronto, ON. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2009. Presentation to delegates of the Canadian Council of Ministers of Education Summit in Education, at the University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre, February 25, Saskatoon. 20 min.
M. Battiste 2009. “Animating Indigenous Knowledge: From Resilience to Renaissance”, to Keynote to National Education Association, Minority Leadership Training Seminar, Feb.12, Pacific Region, Seattle, WA. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2009. “Animating Indigenous Knowledge: From Resilience to Renaissance”, Keynote, President’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Jan. 29University of Maine Presque Isle, Maine.
M. Battiste 2008. “Indigenous Renaissance in Education”, Keynote to World Indigenous Peoples Conference in Education (WIPCE), December 11, Melbourne, Australia. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2008. “Reconciling Aboriginal Diversity in Learning Systems”, to Keynote to Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation Conference - "Stronger Together... Diversity in Education", October 12, Toronto, ON. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2008. “Indigenous Knowledge as Collective Well-being”, Workshop at 8th International Women and Wellness Conference, Sept.30, Calgary, AB. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 08. “Aboriginal Health and Learning,” Keynoted to the Health and Learning Conference, September 25, Whitehorse, Yukon. 1 hr.
M. Battiste 2008. “Aboriginal Renaissance: A Quest for Social Justice, Self-determination,and Indigenous Rights,” Keynote to Faculty of Education Conference ‘Leading on the Edge” July 18, University of Calgary. 1 hr.
M. Battiste “Indigenous Knowledge,” Invited Workshop to First Nations Language Keepers Conference, Saskatoon, SK, November 29, 2007, 1 hour.
M. Battiste Invited Panel, Winnipeg CAUT workshop to introduce “The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Teaching and Research”. Feb. 2, 2008, Navigating the Academy: A CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff, Winnipeg. 20 minutes
M. Battiste Keynote, “Invigorating the Learning Spirit in Holistic Learning” Northern School Resource Alliance, Perfecting Practice: Into the Classroom, Thunder Bay, ON, Feb 6, 2008. 1.5 hour.
M. Battiste Workshop, “Invigorating the Learning Spirit in Holistic Learning,” Northern School Resource Alliance, Thunder Bay, ON, Feb 6, 2008. 4.5 hours.
M. Battiste Workshop Presentation, “Comprehending and Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Connecting Indigenous Teachings to Program Practice,” Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre National Conference, Vancouver, BC. Feb. 29, 2008. 1 hour
M. Battiste Keynote, Indigenous Knowledge and Learning, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana April 16, 2008.
M. Battiste Keynote, “Storying Research: Learning and Teaching as Activism” Aboriginal Education Research, Shawane Dagosowin Conference Keynote, University of Winnipeg, May 6, 2008. 45 minutes.
M. Battiste Workshop Presentation to Adult Learning Knowledge Centre (ADLKC) Conference of the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 23-24, 2008. 30 minutes.
M. Battiste Panel on Community Sustainability at the ADLKC Conference, St. John’s Newfoundland, June 23-24, 2008. 20 minutes.
M. Battiste. 2007. Plenary Keynote, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, State of Aboriginal Languages: From Fragility to Urgent Action, University of Saskatchewan, June 3, 2007, 1 hr.
M. Battiste. 2007.Opening Plenary Keynote address to the AWASIS 2007 Conference, Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Saskatoon, SK, April 26, 2007, 1 hr.
M. Battiste. 2007. Social Justice Action Committee Panel presentation on Aboriginal Learning, American
Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, Il, April 9-14, 2007, 15 minutes.
M. Battiste. 2007. Presentation on ABLKC Bundles overview. Aboriginal Learning: A Review of Literature. 12th National Rural Education Congress, Saskatoon, March 25-27, 2007, 1 hr.
M. Battiste. 2007. Presenter and Host, National ABLKC Conference, Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Edmonton, AB, March 7-10, 2007, 1 hr.
M. Battiste. 2007.Presentation to Treaty Seven Conference on ABLKC. State of Aboriginal Learning and the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, Calgary, AB, Oct 5-6, 2006, ½ hour.
M. Battiste, 2006. Presentation workshop on Mi’kmaq Knowledge and Protection of Mi’kmaw Cultural Heritage to the youth and Grand Council of Mi’kmaq. Traditional Leadership for Future Generations Conference, May 19-21, 3 concurrent 1 hr sessions. 3 hrs.
M. Battiste, 2006. Cognitive Imperialism in Education and the Power of Decolonization. Inaugural Eve and Edward Roberts Aboriginal Speaker Series Lecture, at Memorial University, St. John’s, NFLD. May 16, 1 hour
M. Battiste, 2006. Keynote Plenary speaker The Global Challenge: Research Ethics for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 45 min.
M. Battiste, 2006. Research Ethics: Principles for Involving Native American Populations. Panel Plenary: Evolving Ethical Systems, Human Subjects Protection and Transnational Research Contexts. Second International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, May 6, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
M. Battiste, 2006.Decolonizing Research: A Personal Journey. Positioning Ourselves: Indigenous Knowledges, Indigenous Scholars’ Conference, March 8, University of Alberta.
M. Battiste, Journeying with Indigenous research and Indigenous communities. National/international Knowledge Translation Summit: Sharing what we know about good health, March 2 - 5, 2006 in Regina, Saskatchewan at the campus of the First Nations University of Canada. 45 min.
M. Battiste, 2006 Keynote address and panel discussion, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and the Auditor General’s Report on the Education of First Nations in 2004: A Review of the State of Education. Western Canadian First Nations Educational Administrators’ Conference, February 8, Edmonton, AB.
M. Battiste, 2005. Residency Satellite Meetings pre and during World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference (WIPCE). Sponsored in a joint venture between Nga Pae o te Maramatanga – The National Institute for Research Excellence in Maori Development and Advancement and the Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust. (23 Nov. to 2 Dec.). I delivered two addresses in these communities meetings, one a presentation on Canadian Aboriginal Education and Decolonizing Education and one panel of educators on Research and Indigenous Peoples. 2 hrs.
M. Battiste, 2005. Learning with Spirit: A Decolonizing Journey, Keynote plenary, Saskatoon Conference on Women, Leadership and Learning (WILL Conference), University of Saskatchewan, May 17-18, 1 hr.
M. Battiste, 2005. Indigenous Ethics: My Journey to Knowledge Translation Consultation, hosted by the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre, May 16, at Wanuskewin Heritage Park. 1 hr.
M. Battiste, 2005. Decolonizing Education: A Transformative Personal Journey to the Decolonizing Ourselves, Building Alliances: An Aboriginal Black Dialogue. Friday, March 18. Opening Plenary, University of Toronto Social Justice Cluster, Toronto, ON. 1 hr.
M. Battiste, 2005. Mi’kmaq Ethics: Self Determining Research Processes, to the Atlantic First Nations Environmental Network’s Wabanaki Traditional Knowledge Conference, February 25, Moncton NB. 1 hr.
M. Battiste, 2004. Transformative Research: A Journey Toward Correcting a Failed Education System, Distinguished Researcher Award Lecture, December 2, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1.5 hrs.
M. Battiste, Panel presentation, Traditional Health Paths in Indigenous Knowledge, National Aboriginal Health Organization, Winnipeg, MB. November 9, 2004. 1hr.
M. Battiste and Carmen Baker, 2004. Results of Research: Retention of Aboriginal Graduate Students, First Annual Festival of Research, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, October 22. 30 minutes.
M. Battiste, 2004. Animating the Indigenous Humanities. Plenary opening speaker for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 29. (1 hr.)
M. Battiste, 2004. Guest Speaker, Discourses of Difference: Cognitive Imperialism, Culturalism, Building Capacity for Diversity in Canadian Schools Project, teleconferenced from University of Calgary, and in University of Edmonton and University of Prince Edward Island, March 25. (1 1/2 hrs.)
M. Battiste, 2004. Plenary speaker for the Indigenous Scholars: The Next Generation, 2nd Annual Indigenous Symposium, University of British Columbia First Nations House of Learning, Vancouver. March 27. (1 hr.)
M. Battiste, 2004. Animating Sites of Decolonization: Indigenous Knowledge and Their Humanities. Guest Lecture and discussion with Aboriginal Leadership program and Aboriginal Education, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, ON. April 15. (3 hrs.)
M. Battiste, 2004. Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Our Responsibility and Our Challenge, Guest Resource Expert, Professional Development Committee of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education, CAUCE Teleconference Speaker from University of Saskatchewan to University of Manitoba and across Canada. February 10 (1 hr.)
M. Battiste, 2003. Decolonizing Curricula: Culturalism, Colonialism and Indigenous Peoples. Teachers’ Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, June 23-27.
M. Battiste, 2003. Research and Indigenous Knowledge: Decolonizing Perspectives. First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada Inc., Halifax, NS, May 15.
M. Battiste, 2003. Discussant, Plenary Panel Joint CASCA/SANA “Indigenizing the Global: Anthropology and 50 Years of Aboriginal Struggles for Self-Determination”, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, May 10.
M. Battiste, 2003. Panel Participant, Plenary Panel Joint CASCA/SANA “Indigenizing the Global: Anthropology and 50 Years of Aboriginal Struggles for Self-Determination”, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, May 10, (1 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Cultural Imperialism and Indigenous Knowledge, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, April 13, 2003 (1 hour).
M. Battiste & J. Youngblood Henderson, 2003. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. A Seminar at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT, March 14, (2 hours).
M. Battiste, 2002. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. Symposium on Indigenous Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge sponsored by Creator’s Rights Alliance, University of Saskatchewan, November 20, (1 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Bringing Aboriginal Education into the Mainstream: Cognitive Imperialism or Decolonization? Canadian Teachers’ Federation Conference, Ottawa, ON, November 20, (1 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Indigenous Knowledge, Eurocentric Education and Racism in Canada. Strengthening the Domestic Agenda Against Racism in Canada Conference, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Edmonton, AB, October 24-27, (2 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Indigenous Knowledge: Routes and Roots: A Decolonizing Inquiry. Canadian International Development Association, CIDA Seminar on Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Human Development, October 2, (1 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge: International, Regional and Local Initiatives. Sixth World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Stoney Park, AB, August 5, (2 hours).
M. Battiste, 2002. Protecting and Maintaining Indigenous Knowledge. Investing in Youth: Elder/Indigenous Knowledge Gathering, Prince Albert, SK, July 3-5, (1 hour).
M. Battiste, 2002. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Collaboration Program on Sustainable Human Development, Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities. Toronto, ON, May 27 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2002. Post-colonial Studies in Aboriginal Schools and Curricula. Atlantic Native Teachers Association Conference. Redsky Institute, Miramichi, NB, May 8 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2002. Keynote Plenary Speaker, Postcolonial Methodologies , Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Toward a Respectful Dialogue, Sharing Voices Value(s) Added: On Aboriginal Community Development, College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan, May 3 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2001. Culture Based Education in a Multicultural Environment. Keynote Address and breakout session to teachers and staff of the Yellownife School District #1 Professional Development Day, August 27 (1 hr lecture and 1.5 hr. breakout session).
M. Battiste, 2001. You Can’t be the Global Doctor if You’re the Colonial Disease: Post-colonial Remedies for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. Opening Plenary Speech, BAITWORM (Biology as if the World Mattered) Conference. Ontario Institute of Education, University of Toronto, May 13 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 2001. Plenary Speech and Workshop following Treaty 4-2001 Education Conference: “Our Generation...Making a Difference”. Regina, SK, April 12 (3 hrs).
M. Battiste, 2001. Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision. Presentation to the faculty of education at the Faculty of Education Annual Retreat: New Visions in First Nations Education. University of Victoria, February 4 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2001. Post-colonial Methodologies Involving Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Toward a Respectful Dialogue. Lansdowne Visiting Scholar Lecture. Lansdowne Lecture Series Program. University of Victoria, February 3 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 2000. Aboriginal Education: The Post-colonial Challenge After the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Plenary. Education as Life-long Learning Conference. University of Saskatchewan, November 24 (1/2 hr).
M. Battiste, 2000. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: From Theory to Practice. Indigenous Bar Association Conference: Plenary opening and workshop following “Globalization: Indigenous Law in the International Context”. Ottawa, October 13 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste with L. Findlay. Symbolic Literacies and Print Culture and Decolonizing the University. The Future of the Page Conference, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, June 10 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2000. Indigenous Knowledge and Research: Surviving Eurocentric Thought Masquerading as Globalization. Canada in the Era of Globalization Colloquium, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, May 30, Edmonton, AB (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 2000. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education in Canada: Dreaming the Language of Possibility. SIG/Invitational Education, AERA Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 25 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 2000. Educational Dilemmas and Innovations in Circumpolar Education: The Canadian Experience. Interactive Symposium, AERA Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 25 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 2000. Engaging the Critique of Aboriginal Education to a Post Colonial Foundation. Keynote address to the Regina Teachers’ Convention, February 17 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1999. Educational Challenges for Mi’kmaw Kina’ matnewey in the Next Century: Developing a Language of Possibility. Keynote address to the Mi’kmaw Kina’ matnewey Education and Strategic Planning Symposium, Oak Island, Nova Scotia, December 1 (40 minutes).
M. Battiste, 1999. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge for a Culturally Diverse Society. Plenary Speaker to the 46th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education. Winnipeg, MB. June 7 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1999. Conference Closing Panel: Trends in University Continuing Education and Their Impact on Research, Policy and Practice. The 46th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education, Winnipeg, MB, June 8 (1 1/2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 1999. Integrating Aboriginal Content in University Education: Need, Obstacles, and Challenges. Workshop for the School of Physical Therapy, University of Saskatchewan, Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, May 18, 1999 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1999. Aboriginal Teachers Experiences in Saskatchewan Public Schools: Lessons Learned. American Educational Research Association, Montreal, PQ. Presented in abstentia, April 21.
M. Battiste, 1998. Panel Speaker to Symposium on Aboriginal Languages: Learning, Teaching and Employment Opportunities, University of Saskatchewan, November 20.
M. Battiste, 1998. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education. Plenary Opening Speech to the 1998 International Summer Institute, Aboriginal Self-Government: Developing Knowledge Systems, Policies and Program in Education. Brandon University, Brandon, MB, July 6, 1998 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. Decolonizing the University:Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Indigenous Populations. Plenary opening address to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, May 26, 1998 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. Mi’kmaq Language Issues: The Challenge of the 90’s. Workshop presented to Lnui’sultnej: Let Us Speak Mi’kmaq Conference, St. Francis Xavier University, May 15, 1998 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. Enabling the Autumn Seed: Framing a Decolonized Approach Toward Aboriginal Knowledge, Education, and Research. College of Education, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, April 23 (1 1/2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 1998. Empowering Aboriginal World Views in Education. To Manitoba teachers, Winnipeg Education Centre, Winnipeg, April 24 (5 1/2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 1998. Aboriginal Languages: Crises and Challenges for Contemporary Education. Manitoba Association for Native Language Education, Winnipeg, MB. April 25 (3 hrs).
M. Battiste, 1998. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education. AWASIS Conference, Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK. April 3 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. The Vocational Validity of the Art and Humanities: Is Education for Education Sake Dead? Panel for Changing the Climate Graduate Student Conference. University of Saskatchewan, March 6 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Findings and Challenges for Aboriginal Education. To Banff Aboriginal Leadership Symposium on Empowering Aboriginal World Views in Education, March 16 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1998. Critical Issues in Native Education. Opening plenary address to Critical Issues in First Nations Education Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, February 12 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Indigenous Research Issues in the International Context. To Indigenous Research Consultation Hui, International Research Institute for Maori and Indigenous Education, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Contextualizing Indigenous Knowledge in Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights. Opening plenary address, Jumbunna CAISER (Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Education and Research) Conference, Kyama, Australia, October 10 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Enabling the Autumn Seed: Framing a Decolonized Approach toward Aboriginal Knowledge, Education and Research. To the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Ottawa, June 8 (2 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Aboriginal Languages and Knowledge. To NAS 100, Summer Session, May 29 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Commencement address to the 1997 Graduating Class at the University of Maine, Farmington, Maine, May 17.
M. Battiste, 1997. Mi'kmaq dialogues on Indigenous Knowledge and Research. University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, N.S., May 12, 4 hours.
M. Battiste, 1997. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education: Renewing the Flux. Keynote luncheon address, MOKAKIT Research Association, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, February 13.
M. Battiste, 1997. Aboriginal Knowledge and Research. Invited lecture to Department of Education of Exceptional Children, EDEXC 990 Seminar, February 5 (1 hr).
M. Battiste, 1997. Empowering Students of Diversity: Beyond the Methods Fetish. 1997 Winter Institute, Saskatoon Board of Education, Marion Graham Collegiate, February 25 (2 hrs).
M. Battiste, 1996. Indigenous Knowledge and Research. Jumbunna CAISER Conference, Sydney, Australia, October 1 (3 hrs).
Dr. Marie Battiste, Lansdowne lecture "Aboriginal Resilience, Resistance, and Renaissance in the Forging of a Transsytemic Reform of Knowledge and Learning", University of Victoria, June 16, 2010. (PDF 36MB)
Battiste, Marie (2010).
Aboriginal Education into Conventional Education: Nourishing
the Learning Spirit. Powerpoint presentation
to the University of Western Ontario in partnership with
Thames Valley Board of Education, London, Ontario. January
Marie Battiste, Keynote
Aboriginal Diversity in Learning Systems,", October
24, 2008, to the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation
(OSSTF). View Presentation Slides (PDF)
Discourses of Difference: Cognitive Imperialsim,
Culturalism and Diversity
View Presentation | handout
3 slides per page | handout
6 slides per page
M. Battiste, "Research
Involving Indigenous Peoples: Issues for Researchers," World
Indigenous People's Conference in Education (Wipce) November
2006, Hamilton, New Zealand. View
National Aboriginal Achievement Award, National Aboriginal
Distinguished Researcher Award, University of Saskatchewan,
First Nations Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book
Award, 2000 (with J. Youngblood Henderson) for Protecting
Eagle Feather, Mi'kmaq Treaty
Day, Halifax, N.S., October 1, 1995. Given by the Mi'kmaq
Grand Council, Mawio'mi
White Eagle Feather, Eskasoni
School Pow Wow, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, May 21, 1993
125th Year Queen's Award for Service to the Community, 1992
Nova Scotia Social Studies Curriculum
Development Award, SSTA, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1992
Alumni Achievement Award, University
of Maine, Farmington, Maine, 1985
Woman of the Year, Professional
and Business Women's Society, Sydney, Nova Scotia,
Voice and Vision Vancouver, BC: UBC Press,
Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global
Challenge (with J. Y. Henderson). Saskatoon,
SK: Purich Press, 2000.
Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds (co-edited
with Jean Barman).Vancouver, BC: UBC Press,
M. Battiste & J. Henderson. (2011). Oppression and the Health of Indigenous Peoples. In Elizabeth Gibbons (Ed.), Oppression: Social Determinant of Health. Halifax: Fernwood Press.
M. Battiste (2011). Cognitive imperialism and decolonizing research: Modes of transformation. In C. Reilly, V. Russell, L.K. Chehayl, & M. M. McDermott (Eds.), Surveying borders, boundaries, and contested spaces in curriculum and pedagogy (pp. xv-xxviii). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
M. Battiste (2011). Reflections on my learning and teaching as activism and transformation. In T. Meuse, L. Choyce, & J. Swan (Eds.), The Mi’kmaq anthology. Volume 2 In celebration of the life of Rita Joe. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press.
M. Battiste & J. Y. Henderson, 2011. Reprint. Eurocentrism and the European Ethnographic Tradition. In Martin Cannon & Lina Sunseri (Eds.), Racism, Colonialism and Indigeneity in Canada (pp. 11-19). Oxford University Press.
Marie Battiste 2011. Reprint. Micmac Literacy and Cognitive Assimilation. In Martin Cannon & Lina Sunseri (Eds.), Racism, Colonialism and Indigeneity in Canada (163-173). Oxford University Press.
M. Battiste, 2011. Curriculum Reform through Constitutional Reconciliation of Indigenous Knowledge. In Darren Stanley and Kelly Young (Eds.), Contemporary Studies in Canadian Curriculum, Principles, Portraits & Practices (pp. 287-312). Calgary, AB: Temeron Books.
M. Battiste, 2010. Indigenous Knowledge and Indigenous peoples education. In Sueetha M. Subramanian and Balakrishna Pisupati (Eds.), Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practice: Approaches to Development and Human Well-Being (Pp. 31-51). Tokyo, New York, Paris: United Nations University Press.
M. Battiste, (In press). Enabling the Autumn Seed: Toward a Decolonized Approach to Aboriginal Knowledge, Language, and Education. In Sara Z. Burke & Patrice Milewski (Eds.), Schooling in Transition: Readings in Canadian History of Education. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
M. Battiste, 2009. Cognitive assimilation, culturalism, and diversity: Evolving educational discourses for First Nations Students. In J. Lupart, A. McKeough, M. Porath, V. Timmons (Eds.), The challenges of student diversity in Canadian schools: Essays on building a better future for exceptional children. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside. Pp.189-222.
M. Battiste, 2008. The Decolonization of Aboriginal Education: Dialogue, Reflection, and Action in Canada. In P. R. Dasen & A. Akkari (Eds.) Educational theories and practices from the majority world. New Delhi: Sage. Pp. 168-195.
M. Battiste, 2008. Research Ethics for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Institutional and Researcher Responsibilities. In N. K. Denzin, Y. S. Lincoln & L. T. Smith (Eds.), Handbook of critical and indigenous methodologies. pp.497-510. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Sinapore: Sage.
M. Battiste, 2007. Research Ethics for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Institutional and Research Responsibilities. In Norman Denzin & Michael D. Giardina (Eds) Ethical Futures in Qualitative Research: Decolonizing the Politics of Knowledge. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, pp. 111-132.
Battiste, M., (2007) Research
Ethics for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage:
Institutional and Research Responsibilities. In Norman Denzin & Michael
D. Giardina (Eds) Ethical Futures in Qualitative Research: Decolonizing
the Polictics of Knowledge. (pp. ). Walnut
Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.
M. Battiste & J. (Sa’ke’j)
Y. Henderson, (2005). Protecting Indigenous Knowledge
and Heritage: A Global Challenge. In W. McCaslin (Ed.), Justice
as Healing: Indigenous Ways. (pp. 240-244). St. Paul,
MN: Living Justice Press
M. Battiste (2004). “Bringing
Aboriginal Education into the Contemporary education:
Narratives of Cognitive
Imperialism reconciling with Decolonization! (pp.
142-148). In John Collard and Cecilia Reynolds (Eds). Leadership, Gender and Culture. Male and Female
Maidenhead, U.K.: Open University Press.
M. Battiste (2004). Unfolding the Lessons of Colonization.
In Cynthia Sugars (Ed.), Unhomely States:
Theorizing English-Canadian Postcolonialism. Peterborough, ON:
Broadview Press. Pp. 209-220.
M. Battiste & J. Y. Henderson (2005).
Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global
Challenge. In W. McCaslin (Ed.) Justice as Healing: Indigenous
Ways. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press.
Battiste, Marie & Semeganis, Helen (2002).
First Thoughts on First Nations Citizenship: Issues in
Education. In Yvonne Hébert (Ed.). Citizenship
in Transformation in Canada. Toronto: University
of Toronto Press.
Battiste, Marie (2001). Decolonizing
Research: The Quest for Ethical Guidelines for Research
Involving Indigenous Populations. In G.Alfredsson & M.
Stavropoulou (Eds.), Justice Pending: Indigenous
Peoples and Other Good Causes Essays in Honour of Erica-Irene
Daes. Raoul Wallenburg Institute of Human Rights
and Humanitarian Law, Lund University.
Battiste, Marie (2001). Decolonizing
the University: Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving
Indigenous Populations. In Len M. Findlay & Paul
M. Bidwell (Eds.), Pursuing Academic Freedom: "Free
and Fearless"? (pp. 190-203). Saskatoon,
SK: Purich Press.
Battiste, Marie (2000). Maintaining
Aboriginal Identity, Languages, and Culture in Modern
Society. Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision (pp.
192-208). Vancouver: University of British Columbia
Battiste, Marie (1997). Introduction.
In J. Youngblood Henderson, Mi'kmaq Concordat (13-20).
Halifax, NS: Fernwood Press,
Battiste, Marie (1997). Reprint.
Structural Unemployment: The Mi'kmaq Experience. Anthology
of Mi'kmaq Writers (pp. 135-144). East Lawrencetown,
NS: Pottersfield Press.
Battiste, Marie (1997). Mi'kmaq
Socialization Patterns. In L. Choyce & R. Joe,
(Eds.), Anthology of Mi'kmaq Writers (pp.145-161).
East Lawrencetown, NS: Pottersfield Press.
Battiste, Marie (1996). Post-colonial
Mi'kmaq Language Development Strategies. In S. Léger
(Ed.), Towards a Language Agenda: Futurist Outlook
on the United Nations. Proceedings of the Second
Conference, University of Ottawa, May 1995. Ottawa:
Canadian Centre for Linguistic Rights.
Battiste, Marie (1996). Reprint.
Annie and John Battiste: A Mi'kmaq Family History.
In R. Kaplan (Ed.), Cape Breton Works: More Lives
from Cape Breton's Magazine (pp. 163-184). Wreck
Cove, NS: Breton Books.
Battiste, Marie (1995). Introduction.
In M. Battiste & J. Barman (Eds.), First Nations
Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds (pp. vii-xx).
Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Battiste, Marie (1987). Structural
Unemployment: The Mi'kmaq Experience. In G. Peobody,
C. MacGregor & R. Thorne, (Eds.), (pp. 319-326). Maritimes:
Tradition, Challenge and Change. Halifax, NS:
Battiste, Marie (1987). Developing
Cultural Integrity: The Mi'kmawey School Experience.
In J. Barman, Y. Hébert & D. McCaskill (Eds.), Indian
Education in Canada: The Challenge. Vol. II. (pp.
107-125). Vancouver: UBC Press.
Battiste, Marie (1986). Cognitive
Assimilation and Micmac Literacy. In J. Barman, Y.
Hébert & D. McCaskill, (Eds.), Indian
Education in Canada: The Legacy. Vol. I. (pp.
23-44). Vancouver: UBC Press.
Battiste, Marie (1985). Cognitive
Assimilation and Micmac Literacy. In Barbara Burnaby
Promoting Native Writing Systems in Canada.
Toronto: OISE Press.
Papers in refereed journals
J. Anuik, M. Battiste, & N. George (2010). Learning from promising programs and applications in nourishing the learning spirit. Canadian Journal of Education, 33 (1), 63-82.
M. Battiste, Kovach, M., & Balzer, G. (2010). Celebrating the local, negotiating the school: Language and literacy in Aboriginal communities. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 32 (Supplement), 4-12.
M. Battiste& J. Youngblood Henderson (2009). Animating Indigenous Knowledge in Education, Canadian Journal of Native Education, 32 (1),5-18.
M. Battiste, 2009. Guest Editor. Editorial Commentary/Éditoria: "Aboriginal Peoples and Systemic Discrimination", Directions, 5(1): 5-8.
M. Battiste, 2009. Constitutional Reconciliation of Education for Aboriginal peoples / La réconciliation constitutionnelle des Autochtones et leurs droits éducationnels, Directions, V. 5 No. 1: 81-84.
M. Battiste, 2009. Editorial Commentary: Systemic Discrimination Against Aboriginal Peoples. Justice as Healing: A Newsletter on Aboriginal Concepts of Justice. 14(2): 1-3.
M. Battiste, 2007. The Struggle and Renaissance of Indigenous Knowledge In Eurocentric Education. In M. Villegas, S. Rak Neugebauer, and K. R. Venegas (Eds.). Indigenous Knowledge and Education:
Sites of Struggle, Strength, and Survivance, Harvard Education Review Reprint Series No. 44, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Publishing Group, pp. 85-91.
Battiste (2005). Indigenous Knowledge and Pedagogy. World
Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC)
Journal. The WINHEC Journal is an online publication
dedicated to the exploration and advancement of issues
related to Indigenous education, culture and language
faced by WINHEC nations and members. http://www.win-hec.org/?q=node/30
M. Battiste & C. McConaghy (2005). Guest Co-editors, Thinking Place: Animating the Indigenous Humanities in Education.Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, Special Edition,Volume 34, 151 pp.
M. Battiste, L. Bell, I. M. Findlay, L. Findlay & J. (Sa’ke’j) Henderson, (2005). Thinking Place: Animating the Indigenous Humanities in Education. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, Special Edition, 34:7-19.
M. Battiste, (2004). Respecting
postcolonial standards of Indigenous knowledge: Toward ‘A Shared and sustainable
future’, Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development,
4 (1): 59-67.
Battiste, M., Bell, L., & Findlay,
L. M. (2003). Decolonizing Education in Canadian Universities:
An Interdisciplinary, International, Indigenous Research
Project. Canadian Journal of Native Education,
Smith, L., Battiste, M., Bell,
L., & Findlay, L. M. (2003). An Interview with
Linda Smith. Canadian Journal of Native Education,
26 (2): 169-186.
Wiessner, S., & Battiste,
M. (2000). The 2000 Revision of the United Nations
Draft Principles and Guidelines on the Protection of
the Heritage of Indigenous People. St. Thomas Law
Review, 13 (1): 383-390.
Battiste, M. (1998). Enabling
the Autumn Seed: Toward a Decolonized Approach toward
Aboriginal Knowledge, Language and Education. Canadian
Journal of Native Education, 22(1): 16-27.
Battiste, M. (1977). Cultural
Transmission and Survival in Contemporary Micmac Society. Indian
Historian, 10 (4): 2-13.
Papers in non-refereed
M. Battiste & Carmen Gillies. Violence Prevention from the Source: A Programmatic Approach, Canadian Prevention Science Saskatchewan Hub Newsletter, Vol. II Issue 4. P. 4.
M. Battiste, 2009-10. Aboriginal Education and Indigenous Ways of Knowing. College of Education Annual Research Report 2009-10, p. 6.
M. Battiste, 2009-10. Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Living our Way to New Thinking, Education Canada, 50(1): 14-18
16. TECHNICAL REPORTS RELEVANT TO ACADEMIC FIELD:
Alex Wilson & Marie Battiste. 2011. Environmental Scan of Educational Models Supporting Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education. Prepared for the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. November 30, 2011. 52.pp.
C. Gillies & M. Battiste, 2009. K – 12 Indigenous Language Acquisition and Retention Programs: Literature Review, to Saskatchewan Ministry of Education First Nation, Métis, and Community Education Branch September 11, 2009. 59 pp.
M. Battiste, C. Gillies, Y. Prusak, & A.Tapisim, 2010. Aboriginal Perspectives Featuring the 4th R for Healthy Relationships: Saskatchewan Research Report to Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH). 71 pp.
Battiste, M. (2001). Beyond Diversities and
Singularities: Aboriginal Students and Education. The
U of S Pointer: Teaching and Learning Centre Newsletter,
4 (3): 1-5.
Battiste, M. (1993). Annie Battiste:
A Mi'kmaq Family History. Cape Breton Magazine,
Battiste, M. (1993). Teaching
Mi'kmaq: Living a Language in School. An Interview. Our
School Our Selves, 4 (3) May/June: 6-33.
Battiste, M. (1989). Mi'kmaq
Women: Their Dialogue. Journal of Canadian Women
Studies, Summer, 61-63.
M. & Watson, J.
(1989). Conversations on Cape Breton Minority Cultures:
Fighting to Stay Alive. New Maritimes, 7 (6),
Technical reports relevant
to academic field
M. Battiste, 2005. State of First Nations
Learning and Education. Canadian
Council on Learning, Ottawa, ON. July 2005.
M. Battiste, 2005. State of Aboriginal Learning.
Canadian Council on Learning, Ottawa, ON. October
2005. 75 pp.
M. Battiste, (2004). Evaluation Measures
for Aboriginal Language and Culture Project A Literature
Review Prepared for The Aboriginal Language
Task Force, A project of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa,
Ontario. 84 pp.
Battiste, M. (2002). Indigenous
Knowledge and Pedagogy in First Nations Education -
A Literature Review with Recommendations. In National
Working Group on Education, Our Children: Keepers of
the Sacred Knowledge. Ottawa, ON: Indian and Northern
Affairs Canada, February.
St. Denis, V., Bouvier, R. &.
Battiste, M. (1998). Okiskinahamakewak
Aboriginal Teachers in
Saskatchewan's Publicly Funded Schools: Responding to the Flux. Regina,
Education. Final Report, October 31.
Battiste, M. 1998. Indigenous
Knowledge and Western Science: Finding Unity and Equality
Diversity. Final Report of Traditional Knowledge Epistemology Project Research.
Ottawa: Department of Health, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Battiste, M., Henderson, J. Y.,
Barsh, R., & Wright, S. (1996). Discussion Paper
Knowledge and Intellectual Property: Scoping the Definitions and Issues. Ottawa,
ON: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, May 15.
Battiste, Marie (1993). Cultural
Properties Project for United Nations Working Group
on Indigenous Populations. United Nations Working Group
on Indigenous Populations. Eskasoni, NS: Apamuek Institute.
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