Directions, the Canadian Race Relation’s journal, provides community-based, action-oriented research, commentary, and perspectives on eliminating racism and discrimination.
We are pleased to announce that the December submission in Directions comes from Dr. John G. Hansen, a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. “Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) and the imperative for a more inclusive perspective” draws upon Indigenous perceptions of the inquiry and analyses of social norms and stereotypes in order to explore the conflicting positions and experiences associated with missing and murdered Indigenous people in Canada.
Born and raised in the Northern community of Thompson, Manitoba, Dr. John G. Hansen is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. He has been a correctional officer, school teacher and a lecturer at the University College of the North. He now lives in Saskatoon and is an Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of Saskatchewan. His teaching and research specialization focus on Indigenous Justice, Crime, and Society, Indigenous knowledge, and restorative justice.
Directions, the Canadian Race Relation’s journal, provides community-based, action-oriented research, commentary, and perspectives on eliminating racism and discrimination. This journal serves as an important piece of the CRRF’s mission to strengthen Canadian values and build a united Canadian community. Articles are aligned with the articulated themes of race, racism, and discrimination - in all forms - in Canada an approximately one article will be published per month.
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