Alison Norman © Alison Norman. All rights reserved.

Check out my new article:  “Teachers amongst their own people:” Kanyen’kehá:ka (Mohawk) women teachers in 19th Century Tyendinaga and Grand River, Ontario.” In a Special Issue that I co-edited with Thomas Peace called “Contesting Indigenous Education.” Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation, Volume 29, No. 1 (Spring 2017): 32-56.  

http://historicalstudiesineducation.ca/index.php/edu_hse-rhe/issue/view/437/showToc

I currently work for the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliations as a Research Advisor. I earned my PhD in history from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. I'm currently also a Research Associate in the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies, the School for the Study of Canada, Trent University.  My current academic research is a history of Indigenous teachers in southern Ontario in the 19th century.



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Alison Norman

Past Talks:


  • OHS Symposium at the Archives of Ontario. Active Archives: Bringing Ontario's History Online. "Indigenous History Online: Researching and Writing Ontario's Indigenous Past." The Archives of Ontario.  Thursday, April 6, 2017.
  • History Career Day. Department of History, University of Toronto. March 29, 2017.
  • ​Historian's Craft: "Doing History that Matters: My Career as a Historian of Indigenous History in the Government." York University. January 12, 2017.​
  • "We are All Treaty People: Ontario's Treaties with Indigenous Peoples, Land Claims, and Reconciliation." The Ontario Historical Society Webinar, January 18, 2017 
  • "​From Trent to the Ontario Public Service: How our education at Trent prepared us for work in the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation." Trent University. October 16, 2016.
  • "What shall I do with my degree in Canadian Studies? Advice on employment options within the government and public sector."  Trent University on November 4th, 2015.

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