Participants’ Work (Resources)


Please find an *updated* annotated bibliography of Particpants’ Published Work here:
Annotated Bibliography_Indigenous Storywork Workshop 2023

Day 1: Decolonizing Research and Education: Introduction to Indigenous Storywork

Mandatory Readings:

Archibald, Jo-ann Q ‘um Q ‘um Xiiem. Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008. ProQuest Ebook Central,

Archibald, Jo-ann Q ’um Q ’um Xiiem, Jenny Bol, Jun Lee-Morgan, and Jason De Santolo. “Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology.” In Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology, edited by Jo-ann Archibald Q ’um Q ’um Xiiem, Jenny Bol Jun Lee-Morgan and Jason De Santolo, 2-15. London: Zed Books, 2019. 

Archibald, Jo-ann Q ’um Q ’um Xiiem, “Indigenous Storywork in Canada.” In Decolonizing Research: Indigenous Storywork as Methodology, edited by Jo-ann Archibald Q ’um Q ’um Xiiem, Jenny Bol Jun Lee-Morgan and Jason De Santolo, 18-21. London: Zed Books, 2019. 

Additional Resources:

Archibald, Jo-ann Q’um Q’um Xieem. “Dr. Jo-ann Archibald on Indigenous Storytelling.” October 3, 2019. YouTube video, 41:54.

Archibald, Jo-ann Q’um Q’um Xiiem. “Indigenous Storywork in Practice.” January 20, 2021. YouTube video, 56:44.

Nelson, Melanie, and Sam Tsuruda. “The Weaving of Indigenous Storywork through Methodology and Pedagogy: Annotated Bibliography.” Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, 2018. [from Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem’s website]

Day 2: Indigenizing Methodologies to Decolonize Research: People-Centred Approaches (Métissage, Talking Circles and Storytelling)

Mandatory Readings:

Donald, Dwayne. “Forts, curriculum, and Indigenous Métissage: Imagining decolonization of Aboriginal-Canadian relations in educational contexts.” First Nations Perspectives 2, no. 1 (2009): 1-24.

Shilling, Amber, Shannon Leddy, and Lorrie Miller. “Sister Scholarship: A Métissage Manifesto for Decolonizing the Academy.” In Sister Scholars: Understanding Issues of Identity as Women in Academe, edited by E. Lyle, 21-31. Canada: Brill Sense, 2021. 

Other Readings:

Donald, Dwayne. “Indigenous Métissage: A Decolonizing Research Sensibility.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 25, no. 5 (2012): 533-555, DOI: 10.1080/09518398.2011.554449.

Winters, Alaina. “Using Talking Circles in the Classroom.” (Online) Heartland Community College. Accessed August 9, 2022. [María José Athié-Martínez resource]

Shilling, Amber Jean. “Chapter 4: Coming to Understand (Findings).” In Exploring the Use of Mobile Language Learning Technology as a Means for Urban Indigenous Youth to Connect to Identity and Culture. (PhD diss., University of British Columbia, 2020).

Leddy, Shannon Carolyn. “Chapter 3: Methodology.” In Starting from Now, Learning to See: Introducing Pre-service Teachers to the Process of Indigenous Education through a Phenomenological Art Inquiry (PhD diss., University of British Columbia, 2018).

Leddy, Shannon. “In a Good Way: Reflecting on Humour in Indigenous Education.” Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies 16, no. 2 (2018): 10-20. 

Leddy, Shannon and Susan O’Neill. “It’s Not just a Matter of Time: Exploring Resistance to Indigenous Education.” Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 67, no.4 (2021): 336–350.

Lavalley, Jennifer, Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, Christopher Livingstone, Melissa Steinhauer, Ashley Goodman, and Thomas Kerr. “‘I Used to be Scared to Even Like Stand Beside Somebody Who Had It’: HIV Risk Behaviours and Perceptions among Indigenous People Who Use Drugs.” The International Indigenous Policy Journal 12, no. 3 (2021).

Lavalley, Jennifer, Shelda Kastor, Malcolm Tourangeau, Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, Ashley Goodman and Thomas Kerr. “You Just Have to Have Other Models, Our DNA is Different: The Experiences of Indigenous People Who Use Illicit Drugs and/or Alcohol Accessing Substance Use Treatment.” Harm Reduction Journal 17, no.19 (2020).

Glanville, Erin Goheen. “What Happens to a Story? En/countering Imaginative Humanitarian Ethnography in the Classroom.” In Opening Up the University edited by Céline Cantat, Ian M. Cook, and Prem Kumar Rajaram, 138-155. New York: Berghahn Books, 2022.

Additional Resources:

Relational walking practice with Prof. Dwayne Donald, audio file posted for download as part of the ILSA Virtual Gathering 2021.

To read more of Dwayne’s work on walking as a practice of learning relationality, see his article “We Need a New Story: Walking and the wâhkôhtowin Imagination” in the Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (Vol. 18, No. 2, 2021).

Kovach, Margaret. “Conversational Method in Indigenous Research.” First Peoples Child & Family Review 14, no. 1 (2019): 123-136. [Amber Shilling resource]

Day 3: Indigenizing Pedagogy to Decolonize Learning: Land/Place-Based Approaches


Lewington, Jennifer. “RAIC Journal: Canada’s First Nations Designers / Kenneth J. (Jake) Chakasim.” Canadian Architect, May 11, 2017.

University of Saskatchewan. “Think Indigenous 2016 – Shauneen Pete.” April 15, 2016. YouTube video, 21:21.

Nardozi, Angela. “What do Decolonization and Indigenization look like in the Classroom?” May 7, 2020. YouTube video, 1:03:25. [Shauneen Pete resource]

King, Hayden, host. “Dr. Shauneen Pete.” Stories from the Land (podcast). March 11, 2015. Accessed August 11, 2022.

Frandy, Tim. “With Feet on Common Ground: Folklore, Science, and Education.” Journal of Folklore and Education, 5, no. 1 (2018): 5-12.

Marcus Cederström, Thomas A. DuBois, and Tim Frandy. “Birchbark Canoes and Wild Rice” (2016). [Tim Frandy resource]

Leddy, Shannon. “I am Not a Camper: Confessions of an Indigenous Urban Environmental Educator.” Environmental Education Research, (2022), DOI:10.1080/13504622.2022.2073333.

de Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa, Sharon Stein, Cash Ahenakew, and Dallas Hunt. “Mapping Interpretations of Decolonization in the Context of Higher Education.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 4, no. 1 (2015): 21-40. Published electronically 2015/05/27. [Markus Hallensleben resource]

Additional Resources:

“Orange Shirt Project.” Decolonizing Teaching Indigenizing Learning. University of British Columbia. Accessed August 11, 2022. [Shannon Leddy resource]

de Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa, Sharon Stein, Cash Ahenakew, and Dallas Hunt. “Mapping Interpretations of Decolonization in the Context of Higher Education.”  Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 4, no. 1 (2015): 21-40. Published electronically 2015/05/27. [Markus Hallensleben resource]

Wilson, Jordan. Qeqən: House Posts. A Walking Tour of the Musqueam House Posts at the University of British Columbia. Belkin Art Gallery, 2019. [Markus Hallensleben resource]

Ellerman, Antje and Ben O’Heran. “Unsettling Migration Studies: Indigeneity and Immigration in Settler Colonial States.” In Research Handbook on the Law and Politics of Migration, edited by Catherine Dauvergne. USA: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2021.

Day 4: Indigenizing Literature, Film, Media, Museum, and Culture: Creative Changes to Research Methodologies


Laiti, Outi. “Revitalizing the Sámi Game Culture.” In Old Ways of Knowing, New Ways of Playing: The Potential of Collaborative Game Design to Empower Indigenous Sámi (PhD diss., University of Lapland, 2021).

Gladue, Keeta.“Decolonizing Disney Princesses,” filmed at TEDxYYC, an independent event (2020). YouTube, video, 11:40,

Koostachin, Jules Arita. “’MisTik’ Trailer 2022.” VisJuelles Productions. April 3, 2022. Vimeo video, 0:46.

Koostachin, Jules Arita. “KaYaMenTa Screener.“ VisJuelles Productions. June 24, 2020. Vimeo video, 18:41.

Koostachin, Jules Arita. “AskiBOYZ Episode 11.” AskiBOYZ Productions. October 14, 2019. Vimeo video, 22:04.

Truscello, Michael and Renae Watchman. “Blood Quantum and Fourth Cinema: Post- and Paracolonial Zombies.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, (2022) DOI:10.1080/10509208.2022.202627. [Renae Watchman resource]

Watchman, Renae. “Igniting Conciliation and Counting Coup as Redress: Red Reasoning in Tailfeathers, Johnson, and Lindberg.” Studies in Canadian Literature / Etudes en literature Canadienne (Indigenous Literary Arts of Truth and Redress) 46, no. 2 (2021): 213-233.

Hopkins, Candice. “Making Things Our Own: The Indigenous Aesthetic in Digital Storytelling.” Leonardo 39, no. 4 (2006): 341-344. DOI:10.1162/leon.2006.39.4.341 [Biz Nijdam resource]

Nijdam, Elizabeth “Biz”. “Sami-Digital Storytelling: Survivance and Revitalization in Indigenous Digital Games.” New Media & Society  (2021): 1-24. 

Hallensleben, Markus. “(Re)imagining a ‘Good Life’ as a Settler Scholar: How Can I Decolonize and Indigenize European Studies through Indigenous Storywork?” in “Polylogues at the Intersection(s) of Decolonisation, Conviviality and ‘Critical Diversity’ Literacy: (Re-)imagining a ‘Good Life.’” (info and CFP). Published electronically 2022/10/01. Retrieved from

Temmen, Jen and Nicole Waller. “Introduction: Mapping American Territorialities.” Journal of Transnational American Studies 11, no. 1 (Summer 2020): 23-49. Retrieved from

Westrich, Michael. “Decolonial Flanerie.” Neighborhood Initiative Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Street. August 15, 2022. Vimeo video, 22:04. [Regina Römhild resource]

Additional Resources

Koostachin, Jules. Unearthing Secrets, Gathering Truths. Neyaashiinigmiing 27: Kegedonce Press, 2018. (Note: Please purchase soon, as it might not be available for much longer!)

[An excerpt read by Jules:] Vancouver Poetry House. “Unearthing Secrets, Gathering Truths by Jules Koostachin.” Vancouver Poetry House, Apr 28, 2020. YouTube video, 3:17.


Coyote & Crow LLC. “Coyote and Crow: Core Rulebook.” [David Plamondon resource] <– Coyote and Crow (Indigenous designed RPG)

Hart, Tom. “Paranormal Affairs Canada.” [David Plamondon resource] <– A cool Canadian RPG designed game that isn’t Indigenous designed, but conscientious of Colonial themes and done with consultation.

Aaron, Jason, and R M Guera. Scalped: Book One. DC Comics, 2017. [David Plamondon resource]

Finnish Game Jam. “Sami Game Jam.” [Outi Laiti resource]

Gaertner, David. Theatre of Regret: Literature, Art, and the Politics of Reconciliation in Canada. Vancouver: UBCPress, 2020.