USask creates research chair in Métis Governance, Policy


The University of Saskatchewan’s Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) and the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN-S) has announced the creation of a JSGS Research Chair in Métis Governance and Policy. The chair is reportedly the first of its kind in Canada and it will be held by Kurtis Boyer, who will work on programming that will support the next generation of Métis leaders, provide students with a welcoming environment, and increase capacity to include Métis knowledge in curriculum. The chair will be supported by $1.13M in funding over four years from and was established in collaboration with MN-S, USask, and JSGS.

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