Professor, Associate Vice-President Research
PhD - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.; MA - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.; Professional Teaching Certificate - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.; BA - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
Location(s) / Contact Info:
511, Ignat Kaneff Building - IKB
(De)colonizing research and practice; Critical ethnography; Critical/feminist pedagogy; Learning from the land; Adult & community education; Curriculum development; Ways of knowing
Faculty & School/Dept
- Faculty of Education - Bachelor of Education - Graduate Studies - Indigenous Teacher Education
- Faculty of Graduate Studies, Women's Studies - Global feminist issues, ethnicity and race
- Blimkie, M., Vetter, D. and Haig-Brown, C. (2014). "A bit of a surprise": Teacher Candidates' Perceptions of Indigenous Infusion in Mainstream Teacher Education . (Julian Kitchen, Ed., Ed.) Brock Education.
- Sandra Styres, Melissa Blimkie and Celia Haig-Brown (2013). Toward a Pedagogy of Land: The Urban Context. (Sandra Styres & Dawn ZInga, eds., Eds.) Canadian Journal of Education, 36 (2), 34-67.
- Celia Haig-Brown (2012). Always Remembering: Indian Residential Schools in Canada. In Kristen Burnett and Geoffrey Read (Eds.), Aborginal History: A Reader (pp. 221-233). Toronto: University of Toronto Press
- Celia Haig-Brown (2010). Indigenous Thought, Appropriation and Non-Aboriginal People. Canadian Journal of Education, 33 (4), 925-950.
- Haig-Brown, C. And D. Nock (Eds.). (2006). With Good Intentions: Euro-Canadian and Aboriginal Relations in Colonial Canada. (Haig-Brown, C. And D. Nock, Eds.) Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press
- Melissa Blimkie and Celia Haig-Brown (October 2013). The Question of Audience. Presented at: Knowledge Mobilization Symposium, York University
- Celia Haig-Brown and Kaaren Dannenmann (May 2012). Lessons from the Land: Relentlessness, Patience and Decolonizing Practices. Presented at: CSSE, Waterloo, ON
- Celia Haig-Brown (April 2012). "Spontaneous Laughter and Good Marks": From Policy Framework to Working Model. Presented at: American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC
Other Research Outputs
Pelq’ilc: Coming Home. World Premiere. With Helen Haig-Brown. Film and discussion prepared for the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education. Melbourne, Australia, December 7-11, 2008. Selected for the Smithsonian's Native American Film Festival, New York, 2011.
Cowboys, Indians and Education: Regenerating Secwepemc Culture. With Helen Haig-Brown. World Premiere. Biindigaate Indigenous Film Festival. Thunder Bay, ON. September 27-30, 2012.
Both are distributed through V-tape in Toronto.
- Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies, Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, CSSE Awards - 2009
- Sabbatical Fellowship for “Comparative Practices and Policies in University-Aboriginal Community Partnerships: New Zealand and Canada.”, York University - 2004
- The Tetsuo Aoki Award, 13th Annual Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice - 1992
- Honorary Graduate of the Native Indian Teacher Education Program, University of British Columbia - 1981
- Outstanding Contribution Education's 100 -- Year of Alumni, University of British Columbia - 2015
- PSAS University of Manitoba: Review team and co-author of report reviewing the university's unit Ph.D. Studies for Aboriginal Scholars.
- University of Auckland: Review Team for the School of Te Puna Wananga. Worked with Co-Chairs Emeritus Professor Ranginui Walker (Maori Studies) and Professor Raewyn Dalziel (Vice-Chancellor's Office), Professors Tracey McIntosh (Sociology), Angus MacFarlane (Maori Cultural Studies, University of Canterbury) and Mr. Uenuku Fairhall (Principal, Te Kura O Te Koutu)