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Dr. Allyson Stevenson to tell untold history of the Métis

by Desirae Barker

Jul 15, 2020

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On July 1, 2020, Dr. Allyson Stevenson began her term as the Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

The Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) and the University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science created the new chair position as part of a five-year partnership agreement. Today, CTV Morning Live Saskatoon covered the partnership and chair position through an interview with Dr. Stevenson.

The interview explained the role and importance of the Gabriel Dumont Research Chair to the Métis community. Dr. Stevenson discussed how GDI will support her research by providing access to Métis-specific resources such as artifacts, documents, oral histories, and community connections.

Dr. Stevenson also disclosed her research focus for the term will be on the topic of 20th Century Métis history with an emphasis on the revitalization and resurgence of Métis communities and political organizations.

View the entire interview here:

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