The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien

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Edited By: Nadine Schuurman

Impact Factor: 0.896

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 56/79 (Geography)

Online ISSN: 1541-0064

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Aboriginal Geographies

Comment from the Editor

The Canadian Geographer – Le Géographe canadien is at the forefront of Aboriginal and First Nations research in geography. As a new editor, this was not clear to me until I began scanning recent and past issues and realized that Canadian geographers are making an ongoing and striking contribution in this area. In this virtual (and free) issue, I have compiled a cross-section of articles on Aboriginal people and research in Canada that are at the forefront of geographical research into topics relevant to Aboriginal Canadian communities. Issues vary from historical re-examinations to health to sea ice to land claims to participatory research. Across this vast range of topics and ideas, we see the unique contribution of geographers to the academic literature on the Canadian Aboriginal experience.

-Nadine Schuurman, Editor-in-Chief

Shifting perspectives on shifting ice: Documenting and representing Inuit use of the sea ice
Claudio Aporta

“I spent the first year drinking tea”: Exploring Canadian university researchers’ perspectives on community-based participatory research involving Indigenous peoples
Heather Castleden, Vanessa Sloan Morgan, Christopher Lamb

Participatory and community-based research, Indigenous geographies, and the spaces of friendship: A critical engagement
Sarah de Leeuw, Emilie S. Cameron, Margo L. Greenwood

Sharing the colonial burden: Treaty-making and reconciliation in Hul’qumi’num territory
Brian Egan

Cultivating ignorance of Aboriginal realities
Anne Godlewska, Jackie Moore, C Drew Bednasek

Historical geography and early Canada: a life and an interpretation
Cole Harris

Cracks in the knowledge: sea ice terms in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik
Scott A. Heyes

Fantastic topographies: neo-liberal responses to Aboriginal land claims in British Columbia
David Rossiter, Patricia K. Wood

Urban Aboriginal health: Examining inequalities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in Canada
Kathi Wilson, Nicolette Cardwell

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