First Nations Philanthropy Engagement Research Project

Post-secondary education, if community-led and projects-based, has the potential to transform education, food and housing policy, as well as build capacity locally in Brokenhead First Nation compared to two First Nations lacking road access. This partnership will explore optimal solutions to resolve development challenges through applied participatory research, community engagement, community development and the establishment of two rural Indigenous community foundations. By conducting participatory action research we will collaborate to leapfrog Indigenous development and community economic development from colonially imposed to self-determined and community-led Indigenous Foundations. Community s of programming and surveys of community foundation knowledge.

Trea StormHunter;Keshab Thapa
Faculty Supervisor: 
Shirley Thompson
Partner University: