AB ED Strategies for Allyship in the Complicated Work of Decolonizing and Indigenizing Education

 Prof. Keith Thor Carlson holds the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous and Community-engaged History at the University of the Fraser Valley, where he has additionally been appointed Director of the new Peace and Reconciliation Centre. He has been working with Stó:lō communities and mentoring under Stó:lō Elders since 1992. Individually or with partners Carlson has authored or edited eight books and over 50 articles on Indigenous history, including the multi-award winning book on Stó:lō history titled The Power of Place the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism (2010). Carlson’s scholarship has been translated into three languages, transformed into video documentaries and works of public art, and found expression in expert witness legal reports. Carlson was made an honorary member of the Stó:lō Nation in 2001, and  in 2017 he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars.

 

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  • University of the Fraser Valley
    Keith Carlson

    Prof. Keith Thor Carlson holds the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous and Community-engaged History at the University of the Fraser Valley, where he has additionally been appointed Director of the new Peace and Reconciliation Centre. He has been working with Stó:lō communities and mentoring under Stó:lō Elders since 1992. Individually or with partners Carlson has authored or edited eight books and over 50 articles on Indigenous history, including the multi-award winning book on Stó:lō history titled The Power of Place the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism (2010). Carlson’s scholarship has been translated into three languages, transformed into video documentaries and works of public art, and found expression in expert witness legal reports. Carlson was made an honorary member of the Stó:lō Nation in 2001, and  in 2017 he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars.