Kim TallBear named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow – U Alberta

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Kim TallBear named 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow – U Alberta

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201812 Views

“Ultimately we’re pushing back against straight white men telling us how the world should work, and what is legitimate knowledge and what is not.”

July 18, 2018

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is an independent charity that funds and promote academic and public interest research. Each year, the Foundation awards fellowships to “intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who are recognized for their productivity, their commitment to communicating their findings to the public, and their ability to devise innovative solutions to some of the major issues facing Canada and the world”.

At the end of June it was announced that the Faculty of Native Studies’ Kim TallBear had been named a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow, along with Malinda Smith from the Faculty of Arts.

TallBear’s work consistently strives to break down traditional hierarchies – those that are built around racist and patriarchal ideals.

Read More: https://www.ualberta.ca/native-studies/about-us/news/2018/july/kim-tallbear-named-pierre-elliott-trudeau-foundation-fellow

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