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Decolonizing Institutional Practices: Supporting Aboriginal College Student Success
The Aboriginal population is the fastest growing segment of the Canadian population. As a result, it is essential to increase Aboriginal participation in post-secondary studies and persistence to completion. To accomplish ...
What is Music For?: Utopian Ecomusicologies and Musicking Hornby Island
This dissertation concerns making music as a utopian ecological practice, skill, or method of associative communication where participants temporarily move towards idealized relationships between themselves and their ...
Killing Matters: Canadian War Remembrance and the Ghosts of Ortona
This dissertation combines critical discourse analysis with person-centred ethnography to examine the dissonant relationships between Canadian war veterans' narratives and the national discourse of Canadian war remembrance. ...
‘I’m the One Who Is Looking After My Family’: Refugee Youth Brokers, Pre-Departure Orientation and Settlement in Canada
Refugee youth are a commonly ignored group in refugee literature and Canadian government programming. This paper canvasses the voices of refugee youths and provides a critical analysis of the value of pre-departure training ...
Poor Soils and Rich Folks: Household Economies and Sustainability in Muskoka, 1850-1920
This dissertation examines the social, economic and environmental dimensions of the transformation of the Muskoka region in southcentral Ontario from an Aboriginal place into a renowned tourist mecca between 1850 and 1920. ...