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Marie Battiste Professor, Educational Foundations

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Professional Degrees

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, Stanford, CA
Professional Teaching License Level TC8, Nova Scotia Department of Education, 1991
D.U. University of Ottawa, 2015, Doctorate of the University
D.Litt. (h.c.) Thompson Rivers University, 2013, Honorary Doctorate of Letters
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

Principal Courses Taught

EDFT 301.3 Situated Identities in the Context of Antioppressive Education
EFDT 335.3 First Nations and Cross-Cultural Education
EIND. 450.3 Aboriginal Epistemology and Pedagogy
EIND 851.3/843.3 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
EFDT 870.3 Interdisciplinary Studies in Educational Foundations

Areas of Specialization and Research

Aboriginal Life Long learning
Decolonizing and Indigenizing the Academy
Violence Prevention and Anti-bullying in Schools
Ethnographic and historical studies of Indigenous education
Nourishing the Learning Spirit
Renewal and reconstruction of Aboriginal peoples' language and culture
Protection of Aboriginal knowledge, heritage and culture
Research and ethics involving Indigenous Peoples
Research of Aboriginal teachers' experiences in Saskatchewan public schools
Research of the retention and access of university of Aboriginal graduate students

Current Research Projects

M. Battiste (co-applicant) with Isobel Findlay (Commerce) and Joe Garcea (Sociology), Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Prairie Research Centre, Urban Aboriginal Postsecondary Student Experience: Facilitators and Inhibitors of Learning Environments for Maximum Potential $27,150, April 2016-2018.
 
M. Battiste (Applicant for Beadwork Committee), wahkohtowin Indigenizing Practice in Post-Secondary Education: Linking Kindred Spirits, Conference Fund, 2014, University of Saskatchewan.
 
M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Community Initiatives Fund, 2012-13.
 
M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Canadian Science Prevention Cluster, University of Toronto, 2012-13.
 
M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Community Initiatives Fund, 2011-2012

M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), CAMH Prevention Science Centre, Public Health Grant
 
M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, A Multi Systemic Approach to Promoting Youth Well-being and Reducing Violence and Victimization: Integrated Plans for Effective School and Community Interventions, April 1, 2011-March 31, 2012. $13,000.

M. Battiste (Principal Investigator), Social Science and Humanities Research Council, Animating the Mi’kmaw Humanities. University of Saskatchewan, 2010-2013.

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.

Office 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. 2001-2004.

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.

Administrative Appointments

Academic Director, Aboriginal Education Research Centre (AERC), College of Education 2005-2012

Presentations

The Royal Society of Canada
Academy of Arts and Humanities - New Fellow Presentations: November 2013, Banff
Video of Presentation

2011-2012
Perspectives and Pedagogies for Aboriginal Education

Invited Lectures / Conferences

2015-2016

  • Indigenization of the Academy: Context, Challenges and Opportunities. Public Lecture, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB. May 5, 2016.
  • Workshop with faculty at University of Manitoba, Indigenizing the University, Winnipeg. April 6, 12-1:30 pm,
  • Workshop with Manitoba First Nations Knowledge Keepers on Indigenous Intellectual Property, Winnipeg, MB. 1 day. March 15, 2016.
  • Indigenizing the Academy. University of Winnipeg, March 15, 2016. 1 hour.
  • Indigenizing the Academy. Senior Universities Leaders Panel on The Liberal Arts: New directions and innovations in programming and research. Universities Canada The Future of the Liberal Arts: A Global Conversation Workshop. Montreal, PQ, March 6, 2016. 1 hr
  • Decolonizing education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Northern Aboriginal Education Symposium, Prince George, District 57, British Columbia. February 26, 2016. 1 hr.
  • Lead Thinker in Research. Truth and Reconciliation at University of Saskatchewan, November 18. 15 min.
  • Animating Mi’kmaw Humanities in Atlantic Universities: From Research to Practice. Dalhousie University, Centre for Learning and Teaching, Oct. 14. (1.5 hrs.)
  • Indigenization and the Academy’s Responses and Responsibilities. National Vice-President’s Academic Council (NATVAC). Dalhousie University. Oct. 15. 1hr.
  • Nourishing the Learning Spirit. President’s Lecture Series, Mount Saint Vincent University. 1.5 hrs.
  • Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge into University Curriculum. Presentation and workshop, Mount Saint Vincent University. 3 hrs.

2014-2015

  • Indigenizing the Academy: University of Saskatchewan Experience. Faculty of Education General Assembly, June 17. 1 hour.
  • Graduation Speech, University of Ottawa, twice delivered to 2 graduating classes, June 16. 30 min.
  • Five Years after the Accord on Indigenous Education: The College of Education Experience at the University of Saskatchewan, Panel on Indigenizing the Academy. Canadian Association for the Study of Indigenous Education, University of Ottawa, May 30, 2015. 10 minute presentation and questions.
  • Decolonizing Education in University Practice. Keynote to the Think Indigenous Education Conference, ITEP Conference, Saskatoon, SK. March 18, 2015. (45 min.)
  • Decolonizing Education:  Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Keynote address Alaska Native Studies Conference, March 8, 2015, Fairbanks, Alaska (1 hour)
  • Animating Mi’kmaw Treaties in Atlantic Canada. Presented to the Workshop of the Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum, Sydney NS. March 3, 2015. (1 hour)
  • Keynote, Nourishing the Learning Spirit. 6th Biennial Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Indigenous Centre of Research Excellence, International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014, Auckland, New Zealand. November 28, 2014.
  • Decolonizing Education: Perspectives from Indigenous Scholar Lecture, Indigenous Education Week, Laurentian University, North Bay, ON. October 22, 2014 (1 hour).
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Keynote, Learning how to inherit colonized and ecologically challenged life worlds Conference, University of Victoria, September 26, 2014. (1 hr.)
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Headlining guest author at Word on the Street, Saskatoon Book and Magazine Festival, September 21, 2014. (30 minutes).
  • First Nations Education: A Path Forward, Keynote July 17, 2014. Assembly of First Nations Annual Assembly, Halifax, NS.

2013-2014

  • Decolonizing Education and Rethinking Success. Lecture to the North Slope Borough School District, Barrel Alaska, June 17, 2014 (1.30 min).
  • Decolonizing Education: Reflections and Lessons Learned. Symposium Aboriginal Transition Programs to University. Nipissing University, Ontario. April 29, 2014 (1 hour).
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Speaker at the Saskatchewan Book Awards Brunch, Saskatoon, SK. March 23, 2014. (15 minutes).
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Keynote to Student Teachers Anti-Racist Society, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan. March 15, 2014. (1 hour).
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit book launch. Celebrating Indigenous Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, March 14, 2014 (15 minutes).
  • Aboriginal Resilience and Renaissance March 5, Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit, March 6, Bringing New-Sense to Non-sense: Eurocentric Discourses and Aboriginal Peoples, March 10. Distinguished Scholar Series, University of Alberta. March 5-10, 2014.
  • Aboriginal Peoples Resilience and Knowledge Renaissance: Animating Transsystemic Knowledge Systems, (2 hours public lecture) Feb. 13, Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit, (2 hours public lecture) Feb.14, Reframing the Human: Making New Sense of Eurocentric Discourses surrounding Aboriginal Peoples (3 hr. workshop) Feb.15, 2014, Peter Kaye Lecture Series, Vancouver School of Theology, B.C.
  • New Fellows Academy, Academy of the Arts and Humanities, Royal Society of Canada, Banff, AB. (Nov. 14, 10 minutes). You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfkdzyG5j3I
  • Changing Challenges of Scholars in Last 25 years, High Tea Panel, Royal Society of Canada, Banff AB, November 15 (1 hour).
  • Being an activist within the Academy. CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff Role of Aboriginal Academics in Social and Political Change, Toronto, Ontario. November 2, 2013 (45 minutes).
  • Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit at McNally’s, October 17, 2013. (1 hour).
  • Panel on Academic Impacts: Faculty, Students, Curriculum, Research.   Cultures of Reconciliation: Academic, Artistic, Activist. A Humanities Research Unit Event at the University of Saskatchewan. Sept. 27, 2013. (15 minutes)
2012-2013
  • Noted Summer Scholar Lecture: Decolonizing Aboriginal Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, July 19 (30 minutes).
  • Graduation Keynote, Thompson Rivers University Convocation, June 13 (15 minutes). You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_inXxHdp48
  • CAUT Distinguished Academic Lecture: You Can’t Be the Doctor if You’re the Disease: Eurocentrism and the Aboriginal Renaissance, Ottawa, ON. April 26 (30 minutes).
  • Indigenous Voices Lecture: Decolonizing Pedagogies: Unpacking the Pedagogical Bundle. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, April 4 (1 hour).
  • Making Sense of Indigenous Knowledges in the Academy for the Sciences, Computer Science, Humanities, Engineering, Education Economics Sciences Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, September 19 (30 minutes).

2011-2012

  • Keynote, Bringing Aboriginal Education into Conventional Education: Nourishing their Learning Spirits. Ontario Institute for the Study of Education (OISE), Toronto, ON. June 1 (2 hours).
  • Aboriginal Education: Building Promising Practices for Student Success. Atlantic Native Teacher Education, Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS. May 16 (1 hour).
  • Perspectives and Promising Practices for Building Inclusive Education. Professional Development in Aboriginal Education, Gwenna Moss Learning Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. May 3 (30 minutes).
  • Building Excellence from Within: Aboriginal Education. Northern Aboriginal Education Symposium Keynote, Aboriginal Education Department of School District No. 57, April 28.
  • Endogenous Research: Exploring Qualitative Research Within Indigenous Knowledges and Communities. Qualitative Research SIG Egon Guba Lecture, American Education Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, April 20 (1 hour).
  • The Aboriginal Agenda: Nourishing their Learning Spirits. Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention, Edmonton, AB. March 2 (2 sessions of 1.5 hours each for 3 hours).
  • Indigenous knowledge: Building Excellence from Within. e-tōtamasoyahk - Our Way, Ariel F. Sallows Conference on Human Rights 2012, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, Feb. 24 (30 minutes).
  • Keynote address Endogenous Education and Research. International Conference
  • Endogenous Development and Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education, Cochabama, Bolivia, October 31.
  • Panel on Indigenous Protocols for Honoring the Dead. International Conference Endogenous Development and Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education, Cochabama, Bolivia, October 31.

2010-2011

  • Teachings from the Elders and the Nourishing of the learning Spirit. Tamarra House, Saskatoon, SK. (1.5 hours).
  • Chair and Panel member of Aboriginal Leaders in Conversation on Education. 80th Congress of the Humanities and Social Science, Fredericton, NB.  May 30.
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge in Education: From Resilience to Renaissance. Comparative International Education (CIE), May 1.
  • Workshop with Hub team on “Violence Prevention”. AWASIS Conference, Saskatoon, SK. April 12 (1.5 hours).
  • The Fourth R Violence Prevention Program: New Considerations Working toward Aboriginal Perspectives.16th Rural Education Conference, Saskatoon, SK. March 28 (1 hour).
  • Panel presentation on the Indigenous Humanities to TransCanada Institute, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON. March 25.
  • 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).
  • Panel, Initiative for Diversity and Global Education Advisory Panel. Faculty of Education McGill University, Montreal, QC, November 11 & 12 (2 days).
  • Issues Concerning First Nations Education. Witness Testimony to the Senate Aboriginal Peoples Committee, November 2 (1 hour). Testimony available at http://sen.parl.gc.ca/WitnessSurvey/loginPage_e.aspx (EN)

2009-2010

  • Aboriginal Resilience, Resistance, and Renaissance. Keynote Lansdowne Lecture, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. June 17 (2 hour).
  • Training Teachers in Violence Prevention: The 4th R Aboriginal Version. Shawane Dagosiwin Conference, Winnipeg, MB, April 14 (1.5 hours).
  • Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Violence Prevention from the Source. Safe Schools Conference, Saskatoon, SK. February 25 (1 hour).
  • Keynote address, Violence, Trauma and Healing: Nourishing the Learning Spirit of Aboriginal Youth.  6th Annual Safe Schools Conference, Saskatoon, SK. February 10.
  • Indigenous Languages and IK: Learning and Achievement. St. Frances School, Saskatoon, SK. January 26 (1 hour).
  • Evaluating Aboriginal language curriculum, St. Francis School, Saskatoon, SK. January 26 (1 hour).
  • Keynote address, Cognitive Imperialism and Decolonizing Research. Narrative, Arts-based, and ‘Post’ Approaches to Social Research Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. January 22.
  • Bringing Aboriginal education into Conventional Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Distinguished Lecture Series at University of Western Ontario, London, ON. January 20 (1.5 hours).
  • Constitutional Reconciliation of Education for Aboriginal Peoples. First Nations Education Caucus, Assembly of First Nations, Ottawa, ON. December 7 (½ hour).
  • Eurocentrism, Racism and Resilience among Aboriginal Peoples. Guest lecture to STARs, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. November 19, 1 hour.
  • Panel presentation and discussion circle: Making Alliances for Research and Creating Research/Knowledge Mobilization Opportunities Through Program Models. CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff, Saskatoon, SK, November 13 (2 hours).
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge: Resilience and Renaissance, National Indian Education Association. Seattle, WA. October 24.
  • Learning is our purpose in life. NOW Conference, Calgary AB. September 30 (30 minutes).
  • Ambidextrous Epistemology: Indigenous Knowledge within the Indigenous Renaissance. Keynote at TransCanada 2009, Sackville, NB, July 16 (1 hour).

2008-2009

  • Learning from Aboriginal Communities: Ethics, Protocols and Indigenous Knowledge. Indigenous Panel for the Community-based Research Symposium, Ottawa, ON. May 25 (15 minutes). 
  • Strength-based approaches, New Definitions of Success. Health, Learning and Social Development Settings for All Symposia, Workshops, and Conference, Gatineau, Hull. May 22 (45 minutes).
  • Naturalizing Indigenous Knowledge in Learning. Panel to Shawane Dagsowin, Manitoba Ministry of Education, Winnipeg, MB. May 13 (20 minutes).
  • Indigenous Science and the Implicate Order. Keynote to the Aboriginal Science Conference, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB. May 7 (1 hour).
  • Naturalizing Indigenous Knowledge in Learning. Panel, Saskatchewan Ministry of Education’s First Nations and Métis Education – Promising Practices Symposium, Saskatoon, SK. April 1 (20 minutes).
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge and Humanities: From Resilience to Renaissance. Keynote for the Federal Aboriginal Collective of Employees of Saskatchewan (FACES) Network Symposium “Gathering our Strength”, TCU, Saskatoon, SK. March 26 (1 hour).
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge and Humanities: From Resilience to Renaissance. Keynote to the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON. March 4 (1 hour).
  • Presentation to delegates of the Canadian Council of Ministers of Education Summit in Education at the University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre, Saskatoon, SK. February 25 (20 minutes).
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge: From Resilience to Renaissance. Keynote to National Education Association, Minority Leadership Training Seminar, Pacific Region, Seattle, WA. February 12 (1 hour).
  • Animating Indigenous Knowledge: From Resilience to Renaissance. Keynote address for the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Maine Presque Isle, ME. January 29.
  • Indigenous Renaissance in Education. Keynote to World Indigenous Peoples Conference in Education (WIPCE), Melbourne, Australia. December 11 (1 hour).
  • Reconciling Aboriginal Diversity in Learning Systems. Keynote to Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation Conference - "Stronger Together... Diversity in Education", Toronto, ON. October 12 (1 hour).
  • Indigenous Knowledge as Collective Well-being. Workshop at 8th International Women and Wellness Conference, Calgary, AB. September 30 (1 hour).
  • Aboriginal Health and Learning. Keynote address to the Health and Learning Conference, Whitehorse, YN. September 25 (1 hour).
  • Aboriginal Renaissance: A Quest for Social Justice, Self-determination,and Indigenous Rights. Keynote to Faculty of Education Conference ‘Leading on the Edge”, University of Calgary Calgary, AB. July 18 (1 hour).

2007-2008

  • Workshop Presentation to Adult Learning Knowledge Centre (ADLKC) Conference of the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, St. John’s, NF. June 23-24 (30 minutes).
  • Panel on Community Sustainability at the ADLKC Conference, St. John’s, NL. June 23-24 (20 minutes).
  • Storying Research: Learning and Teaching as Activism. Keynote address for the  Aboriginal Education Research at the Shawane Dagosowin Conference, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB. May 6 (45 minutes).
  • Indigenous Knowledge and Learning, Keynote address presented at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT. April 16.
  • Comprehending and Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Connecting Indigenous Teachings to Program Practice. Workshop presentation at the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre National Conference, Vancouver, BC. February 29 (1 hour).
  • Invigorating the Learning Spirit in Holistic Learning. Keynote address to Northern School Resource Alliance, Perfecting Practice: Into the Classroom, Thunder Bay, ON. February 6, (1.5 hours).
  • Invigorating the Learning Spirit in Holistic Learning. Workshop for the Northern School Resource Alliance, Thunder Bay, ON. February 6 (4.5 hours).
  • Invited Panel, Winnipeg CAUT workshop to introduce The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Teaching and Research. Navigating the Academy: A CAUT Forum for Aboriginal Academic Staff, Winnipeg, MB. February 2 (20 minutes).
  • Indigenous Knowledge. Invited Workshop to First Nations Language Keepers Conference, Saskatoon, SK, November 29 (1 hour).

2006-2007

  • State of Aboriginal Languages:  From Fragility to Urgent Action. Plenary Keynote, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. June 3 (1 hour).
  • Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Opening Plenary Keynote address to the AWASIS 2007 Conference, Saskatoon, SK, April 26 (1 hour).
  • Social Justice Action Committee Panel presentation on Aboriginal Learning, American Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. April 9-14 (15 minutes).
  • Presentation on ABLKC Bundles overview.  Aboriginal Learning: A Review of Literature. 12th National Rural Education Congress, Saskatoon, SK. March 25-27 (1 hour).
  • Presenter and Host, National ABLKC Conference, Nourishing the Learning Spirit, Edmonton, AB, March 7-10 (1 hour). 
  • Presentation to Treaty Seven Conference on ABLKC.  State of Aboriginal Learning and the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, Calgary, AB. October 5-6 (30 minutes).

2005-2006

  • 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 hour sessions).
  • Cognitive Imperialism in Education and the Power of Decolonization. Inaugural Eve and Edward Roberts Aboriginal Speaker Series Lecture, at Memorial University, St. John’s, NL. May 16 (1 hour).
  • 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. Champaign, IL. May 6 (45 minutes).
  • 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, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. May 6.
  • Decolonizing Research: A Personal Journey. Positioning Ourselves: Indigenous Knowledges, Indigenous Scholars’ Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. March 8.
  • Journeying with Indigenous research and Indigenous communities. National/international Knowledge Translation Summit: Sharing what we know about good health in Regina, SK at the campus of the First Nations University of Canada. March 2-5 (45 minutes).
  • 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, Edmonton, AB. February 8.
  • 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. 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. November 23–December 2 (2 hours).

2004-2005

  • Learning with Spirit: A Decolonizing Journey. Keynote plenary, Saskatoon Conference on Women, Leadership and Learning (WILL Conference), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. May 17-18 (1 hour).
  • Indigenous Ethics: My Journey to Knowledge Translation Consultation hosted by the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre, May 16, at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, SK. May 16 (1 hour).
  • Decolonizing Education: A Transformative Personal Journey to the Decolonizing Ourselves, Building Alliances: An Aboriginal Black Dialogue. Friday, Opening Plenary, University of Toronto Social Justice Cluster, Toronto, ON. March 18 (1 hour).
  • Mi’kmaq Ethics: Self Determining Research Processes. Presentation to the Atlantic First Nations Environmental Network’s Wabanaki Traditional Knowledge Conference, Moncton, NB. February 25 (1 hour).
  • Transformative Research: A Journey Toward Correcting a Failed Education System. Distinguished Researcher Award Lecture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. December 2 (1.5 hours).
  • Traditional Health Paths in Indigenous Knowledge. Panel presentation for National Aboriginal Health Organization, Winnipeg, MB. November 9 (1hour).
  • M. Battiste & C. Baker, 2004. Results of Research: Retention of Aboriginal Graduate Students. First Annual Festival of Research, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. October 22 (30 minutes).

2003-2004

  • Animating the Indigenous Humanities. Plenary opening speaker for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 29 (1 hour).
  • 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 hours).
  • Plenary speaker for the Indigenous Scholars: The Next Generation, 2nd Annual Indigenous Symposium, University of British Columbia First Nations House of Learning, Vancouver, BC.  March 27 (1 hour).
  • Discourses of Difference: Cognitive Imperialism, Culturalism. Guest speaker for the 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 (1.5 hours).
  • 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 hour).

2002-2003

  • Decolonizing Curricula: Culturalism, Colonialism and Indigenous Peoples.  Teachers’ Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, ME. June 23-27.
  • Research and Indigenous Knowledge: Decolonizing Perspectives.  First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada Inc., Halifax, NS. May 15.
  • 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.
  • 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 & J. Youngblood Henderson, 2003.  Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage.  A Seminar at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT, March 14 (2 hours).
  • 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).
  • Bringing Aboriginal Education into the Mainstream: Cognitive Imperialism or Decolonization?  Canadian Teachers’ Federation Conference, Ottawa, ON, November 20 (1 hour).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Protecting Indigenous Knowledge: International, Regional and Local Initiatives.  Sixth World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Stoney Park, AB. August 5 (2 hours).
  • Protecting and Maintaining Indigenous Knowledge.  Investing in Youth: Elder/Indigenous Knowledge Gathering, Prince Albert, SK. July 3-5 (1 hour).

2001-2002

  • 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 hour).
  • Post-colonial Studies in Aboriginal Schools and Curricula.  Atlantic Native Teachers Association Conference. Redsky Institute, Miramichi, NB, May 8 (1 hour).
  • Postcolonial Methodologies, Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Toward a Respectful Dialogue. Keynote Plenary Speaker address to Sharing Voices Value(s) Added: On Aboriginal Community Development, College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. May 3 (1 hour).
  • Cultural Imperialism and Indigenous Knowledge. University of Montana, Missoula, MT, April 13 (1 hour).
  • Culture Based Education in a Multicultural Environment.  Keynote Address and breakout session to teachers and staff of the Yellowknife School District #1 Professional Development Day, Yellowknife, NT. August 27 (1 hour lecture and 1.5 hour breakout session).

2000-2001

  • 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, Toronto, ON. May 13 (2 hours).
  • Plenary Speech and Workshop following Treaty 4-2001 Education Conference: Our Generation...Making a Difference. Regina, SK. April 12 (3 hours).
  • 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, Victoria, BC. February 4 (1 hour).
  • Post-colonial Methodologies Involving Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: Toward a Respectful Dialogue.  Lansdowne Visiting Scholar Lecture.  Lansdowne Lecture Series Program.  University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. February 3 (2 hours).
  • Aboriginal Education: The Post-colonial Challenge After the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.  Plenary speech for  Education as Life-long Learning Conference. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. November 24 (30 minutes).
  • 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, ON. October 13 (2 hours).

2000-1999

  • M. Battiste with L. Findlay. 2000. Symbolic Literacies and Print Culture and Decolonizing the University.  The Future of the Page Conference, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. June 10 (1 hour).
  • Indigenous Knowledge and Research: Surviving Eurocentric Thought Masquerading as Globalization.  Canada in the Era of Globalization Colloquium, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Edmonton, AB. May 30 (1 hour).
  • Decolonizing Aboriginal Education in Canada: Dreaming the Language of Possibility.  SIG/Invitational Education, AERA Conference, New Orleans, LA. April 25 (2 hours).
  • Educational Dilemmas and Innovations in Circumpolar Education: The Canadian Experience.  Interactive Symposium, AERA Conference, New Orleans, LA. April 25 (2 hours).
  • Engaging the Critique of Aboriginal Education to a Post Colonial Foundation.  Keynote address to the Regina Teachers’ Convention, February 17 (1 hour).
  • 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, NS. December 1 (40 minutes).

1999-1998

  • 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 (1.5 hours).
  • 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 hour).
  • Integrating Aboriginal Content in University Education: Need, Obstacles, and Challenges.  Workshop for the School of Physical Therapy, University of Saskatchewan, Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, SK. May 18 (1 hour).
  • Aboriginal Teachers Experiences in Saskatchewan Public Schools: Lessons Learned.  American Educational Research Association, Montreal, PQ.  Presented in abstentia, April 21.
  • Panel Speaker to Symposium on Aboriginal Languages: Learning, Teaching and Employment Opportunities, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. November 20.
  • 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 (1 hour).

1998-1997

  • Decolonizing the University: Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Indigenous Populations. Plenary opening address to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, May 26 (1 hour).
  • 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, Antigonish, NS. May 15 (1 hour).
  • Enabling the Autumn Seed: Framing a Decolonized Approach Toward Aboriginal Knowledge, Education, and Research.  College of Education, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB. April 23 (1 1/2 hours).
  • Empowering Aboriginal World Views in Education.  Presentation to Manitoba teachers, Winnipeg Education Centre, Winnipeg, MB. April 24 (5 1/2 hours).
  • Aboriginal Languages: Crises and Challenges for Contemporary Education.  Manitoba Association for Native Language Education, Winnipeg, MB.  April 25 (3 hours). 
  • Decolonizing Aboriginal Education. AWASIS Conference, Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK.  April 3 (1 hour).
  • 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, Saskatoon, SK. March 6 (1 hour).
  • The  Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples:  Findings and Challenges for Aboriginal Education.  Presentation to Banff Aboriginal Leadership Symposium on Empowering Aboriginal World Views in Education,  Banff, AB. March 16 (1 hour).
  • Critical Issues in Native Education.  Opening plenary address to Critical Issues in First Nations Education Conference, Hamilton, ON.  February 12 (1 hour).
  • Indigenous Research Issues in the International Context.  Presentation to Indigenous Research Consultation Hui, International Research Institute for Maori and Indigenous Education, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2 (1 hour).
  • 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 hour).

1997-1996
M. Battiste, 1997.  Enabling the Autumn Seed: Framing a Decolonized Approach toward Aboriginal Knowledge, Education and Research.  Presentation to the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Ottawa, ON.  June 8 (2 hours).

M.  Battiste, 1997.  Aboriginal Languages and Knowledge. Presentation to NAS 100, Summer Session, May 29 (1 hour).

M. Battiste, 1997.  Commencement address to the 1997 Graduating Class at the University of Maine, Farmington, ME. May 17.

M. Battiste, 1997.  Mi'kmaq dialogues on Indigenous Knowledge and Research.  University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, NS. May 12 (4 hours).

M. Battiste, 1997.  Decolonizing Aboriginal Education: Renewing the Flux. Keynote luncheon address, MOKAKIT Research Association, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. February 13.

M. Battiste, 1997.  Aboriginal Knowledge and Research.  Invited lecture to Department of Education of Exceptional Children, EDEXC 990 Seminar, February 5 (1 hour).

M.  Battiste, 1997.  Empowering Students of Diversity: Beyond the Methods Fetish.  1997 Winter Institute, Saskatoon Board of Education, Marion Graham Collegiate, Saskatoon, SK. February 25 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1996.  Indigenous Knowledge and Research.  Jumbunna CAISER Conference, Sydney, Australia, October 1 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1996.  Taking Native Students Out of Risk: Revisiting Language and Cultural Considerations.  Saskatoon Public School Resource Teacher Workshop, Saskatoon, SK. August 27 (3 hours).

1996-1995
M. Battiste, 1996. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education: Redefining the Politics of Education. Saskatoon Catholic School Board Inservice, Saskatoon, SK. May 31 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1996. Second Language Learners among Aboriginal Students: Taking Them Out of Risk.  North Battleford Catholic Schools, North Battleford, SK.  April 17 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1996. Decolonizing First Nations Education: Beyond the Methods Fetish. AWASIS Conference '96, Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, SK. March 29 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1996. Elder and Youth Speak: A Good Talk from the East. Keynote Address at Canadian Indian/Inuit Teacher Education Program (CITEP), Vancouver, BC. February 16 (1 hour).

M. Battiste, 1996. Decolonizing Aboriginal Education: The Circle Unfolds.  Workshop Presentation at Canadian Indian/Inuit Teacher Education Program, (CITEP), Vancouver, BC. February 17 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1995. First Nations Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms. Presentation to Canadian Council for Inner City Education National Conference, Regina, SK. October 26 (1/2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1995.  Second Language Learners Among Aboriginal Students: Taking Them Out of Risk. To the Council for Exceptional Children, 39th Annual Conference, Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon, SK. October 13 (1/2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1995. Curriculum Development in First Nations Schools: Redefining and Visioning Education for Decolonizing First Nations Communities. Sagkeeng First Nations Education Staff, Pine Falls, MB, September 22 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1995.  First Nations Students: Myths of At-Risk Labels. Pleasant Hill Community School Staff In-service, Saskatoon, SK. September 15 (30 minutes).

1995-1994
M. Battiste, 1995. Aboriginal Communities and Shared Ways of Knowing.  Conference on Community, Modernity and Religion:  Eurocentric/Aboriginal Conversations, St. Thomas Moore College, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. June 25 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1995.  Teaching English as A Second Language to First Nations Students.  Joe Duquette High School Staff In-Service Workshop, Saskatoon, SK. February 28 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  Impact of Western Education on Aboriginal Peoples.  Native Canadian Relations Seminar Series:  Traditional Indian Education Customs as a Basis for Contemporary Education, Banff School of Management, Banff, AB. December 5 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994. Survival of First Nations Languages.  Workshop presented to Federation of Saskatchewan Indians:  First Nations Education Authorities Symposium, Prince Albert, SK. November 7 & 9 (4 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  Assumptions and Fallacies of English Language Teaching. Keynote Speaker, Prince Albert Grant Council Conference, Prince Albert, SK. October 13 (1 hour).

M. Battiste & R. Norton, 1994.  Workshop Facilitator.  Fostering Flourishing First Nations Languages.   PAGC Education Conference, Prince Albert, SK. October 13 (3 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  First Nations Human Rights in Education. Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, St. Martin’s United Church, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 29 (1 hour).

M. Battiste, 1994.  Developing Cree Communicative Competence through Interactive Integrative Education.  Northern Lights School Division No. 113, Lac La Ronge, SK. September 14 (6 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  First Nations Language Acquisition and Teaching Communicative Competence Workshop.  Big River Band, Debden, SK. August 23 (6 hours).

1994-1993
M. Battiste, 1994.  Bilingual Education:  Philosophy, Theory, and Practice.  Black Lake Board Inservice, Prince Albert Grant Council Education, Prince Albert, SK. May 11 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  Mi'kmaq Bilingual Education Programs:  Developing Linguistic Integrity.  Keynote Address to Indian Language Instructor's Workshop, Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre, Saskatoon, SK. March 3 (2 hours).

M. Battiste, 1994.  Bilingual Education and Decolonization of the Curriculum.  Presentation to Principals Meeting, Prince Albert Grand Council, Prince Albert, SK. February 8 (21/2  hours).

M. Battiste, 1993.  First Nations Education and Women.  Delta Kappa Gamma, Saskatoon, SK. November 16 (1 hour).

M. Battiste, 1993.  The Need and Role of Aboriginal Languages in Inner City Schools.  Workshop to Saskatoon Board of Education's Community Schools Conference, Saskatoon, SK. October 12 (1 1/2 hours).

Awards

2008 National Aboriginal Achievement Award, National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

Distinguished Researcher Award, University of Saskatchewan, 2004-5

First Nations Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Award, 2000 (with J. Youngblood Henderson) for Protecting Indigenous Knowledge

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, 1985

Books

M. Battiste, (Ed.). 2016. Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Relations. Sydney, NS: Cape Breton University Press. 317 pp.

M. Battiste, 2013. Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit. Saskatoon, SK: Purich Press. 217 pp.

M. Battiste & J. Youngblood Henderson. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge. Saskatoon and Vancouver: Purich Press/UBC Press

M. Battiste, (Ed.),Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2000.
Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge (with J. Y. Henderson).  Saskatoon, SK:  Purich Press, 2000.
M. Battiste, and J. Barman (Ed.), First Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds.Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 1995.

Chapters in books

M. Battiste, 2016. Resilience and resolution: Mi’kmaw education and the treaty implementation. In M. Battiste (Ed.), Living Treaties: Narrating Mi¹kmaw Treaty Relations (pp.259-278). Sydney, NS: Cape Breton University Press.

M. Battiste, 2014. Ambidextrous Epistemologies: Indigenous Knowledge within the Indigenous Renaissance. In Smaro Kamboureli and Christl Verduyn (Eds.), Critical Collaborations: Indigeneity, Diaspora, and Ecology in Canadian Literary Studies (pp. 83-98). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier Press.

M. Battiste, 2014. Structural Unemployment: The Mi’kmaq Experience. In Siobhan Senier (Ed.), Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England (pp.79-81). Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. (Reprint)

M. Battiste, 2013. Foreword. Promising Practices in Indigenous Languages Research and Reconciliation in Canadian Education. In David Newhouse, Jeff Orr & the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (Eds.), Aboriginal Knowledge for Economic Development (xii-xvii). Halifax & Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

*C. Gillies and M. Battiste. 2013. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit K-12 Language Programming: What Works? In Callie Mady & Katy Arnett (Eds.), Minority populations in second language education: Broadening the lens from Canada (pp. 169-183). Clevedon, England: Multilingual Matters. 60/40%

M. Battiste, 2012. Foreword. In M. I. Young, L. Joe, J. Lamoureux, L. Marshall, S. D. Moore, J. Orr, B. M. Parisian, K. Paul, F. Paynter, J. Huber (Eds.), Warrior Women: Remaking postsecondary places through relational narrative inquiry (pp. xv-xvii). Volume 17. Advances in Research on Teaching. Howard House Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

M. Battiste, 2012. Enabling the autumn seed: Towards a decolonized approach to Aboriginal knowledge, language and education. In S. Z. Burke & P. Milewski (Eds.), Schooling in transition: Readings in Canadian history of education (pp. 276-286). Toronto: University of Toronto 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 Perspectives. 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 Press.

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: Maritext Ltd.

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 (Ed.),
Promoting Native Writing Systems in Canada. Toronto: OISE Press.

Papers in Refereed Journals

*D. Coleman in Conversation with Marie Battiste, Sa’ke’j Henderson, Isobel Findlay and Len Findlay (March 2012). Different knowings and the Indigenous humanities. English Studies in Canada, 38 (1), 141-160.

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.

M. 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, 26(2): 82-95.

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 Journals

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, 64, August.

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.

Battiste, M. & Watson, J. (1989). Conversations on Cape Breton Minority Cultures: Fighting to Stay Alive. New Maritimes, 7 (6), July/August.

Technical Reports Relevant to Academic Field

M. Battiste, 2015. SSHRC Report on Canadian Violence Prevention Cluster, 2008-2015 Prepared for University of Toronto Lead Hub. 25 pp.

*A. Wilson & M. 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. at http://www.innovation.gov.au/highereducation/IndigenousHigherEducation/ReviewOfIndigenousHigherEducation/Documents/CommissionedResearch/WilsonBattiste.doc

*C. Gillies & M. Battiste, 2009. K–12 Indigenous Language Acquisition and Retention Programs: Literature Review for the 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 for the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH). 71 pp.

M. Battiste, 2005. State of First Nations Learning and Education. Canadian Council on Learning, Ottawa, ON. July 2005. 25 pp.

M. Battiste, 2005. State of Aboriginal Learning. Canadian Council on Learning, Ottawa, ON. October 2005. 75 pp.

AERC (Researchers *M. Battiste, I. Findlay, L. Findlay, J. Y. Henderson, & B. Kuffner), 2005. The North-West Mounted Police and Treaty-making. Office of the Treaty Commissioner, Saskatoon, SK. 51 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, ON.  84 pp.

*D. Newhouse, Trent University; J. Stauss, University of Arizona & M. Battiste, University of Saskatchewan, 2003. Native Studies Strategic Program Review, Undergraduate and Graduate Program Review Reports Site Visit: October 29-31, 2003. Final Report December 13, 2003.

M. Battiste, 2003.  Literature Review on Indigenous Knowledge and Pedagogy.  In Our Children-Keepers of the Sacred Knowledge, National Working Group on Education, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, February.

V. St. Denis, R. Bouvier, & M. Battiste, 1998.  Okiskinahamakewak Aboriginal Teachers in Saskatchewan’s Publicly Funded Schools: Responding to the Flux: Final Report.  Saskatchewan Education, Regina, SK, October 31.

M. Battiste, R. Bouvier, & V. St. Denis, 1998.  Okiskinahamakewak Aboriginal Teachers in Saskatchewan Public Schools: Responding to the Flux: Interim Report.  Saskatchewan Education, March.

M. Battiste, 1998. Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science: Finding Complementarity in Diversity. Final Report of Traditional Knowledge Epistemology Project Research, 39 pp.

M. Battiste, 1997.  Final Report for the 1996 International Summer Institute, Cultural Restoration of Oppressed Indigenous Peoples. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. August, 18 pp.

J.  Barman, R.  Barnhardt, M.  Battiste & J.  Borrows, 1997.  External Review of the Native Indian Teacher Education Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. June, 28 pp.

M. Battiste, J. Henderson, et. al., 1996.  Discussion Paper on Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property: Scoping the Definitions and Issues.  Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, January 22-May 15, pp. 150.

M.  Battiste, 1996.  Foreword, Mi'kmaq Upgrading Curriculum, Unama'ki Training and Education Centre, Eskasoni, N.S.

E. Newton, M. Battiste, & J.Y. Henderson, 1996. Provincial Legislation for Education. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, January.

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