Martin Cannon

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Position: 
Assistant Professor of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education (OISE - University of Toronto)
Research Interests: 
Settler-Indigenous Relationships Building and Rejuvenation Through Pedagogy; Indigineity in Citizenship Education; Childbirth and Territorial Connectedness; Gender Equality and Indigenous Identity Politics
Publications: 

Cannon, Martin and Lina Sunseri. Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada. Oxford University Press, 2011. Print.

Biography: 

Martin Cannon is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Six Nations at Grand River Territory. He is Assistant Professor of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto, Canada. His published work has focused on the complexity of challenges facing educators charged with decolonizing education and bringing Indigenous knowledge into the academy, colonial dominance and racism, including sex discrimination in Canada’s Indian Act. He has been an advocate for legislative changes to colonial policy, and has worked with organizations like the Native Women’s Association of Canada, Union of Ontario Indians, and the National Centre for First Nations Governance. He co-edited a book with Dr Lina Sunseri (Oneida, University of Western Ontario by Oxford University Press) entitled “Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada.”