Tasha Beeds - Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT OF INDIGENOUS STUDIESTel.: 705-673-5661 ext. 412
- Indigenous Studies Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), Trent University - Peterborough, ON
- Master of Arts: Indigenous Studies and Canadian Studies, 2010, Trent University - Peterborough, ON
- Bachelor of Arts Double High Honours English and Indigenous Studies, 1999, University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK
Areas of Specialization
- Living Nibi (Water): The Anishinaabe (Ojibway) Movement of Water Walking
- INDG 1116 Foundations of Aboriginal Peoplehood
- INDG 1117 Implications of Aboriginal Peoplehood
- INDG 4405 Seeing with a Native Eye
Reviews & Endorsements
- Chazan, May, Melissa Baldwin and Patricia Evans, editors. Unsettling Activisms: Critical
Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change. Canadian Scholars Women’s
- June 2018. “Joanne Robertson’s: The Water Walker.” Indigenous Book Club. CBC Books.
- “Rethinking Edward Ahenakew’s Intellectual Legacy: Expressions of nêhiyawi-
mâmitonêyihcikan (Cree Consciousness).” Mixed Blessings: Indigenous Encounters with Christianity, edited by T. Bradford & C. Horton, UBC Press, 2016, pp. 119 – 144.
- “Remembering the Poetics of Ancient Sound: kistêsinâw/wîsahkêcâhk’s maskihky
(Elder Brother’s Medicine).” Indigenous Poetics in Canada, edited by N. McLeod, Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2014, pp. 61-72.
- “Finding a Place to Stand: Indigenous Education Through Oral Narratives.” Transforming
the Academy, edited by M. Smith, Equity Matters/University of Alberta, 2011, pp. 37-40.
Grade 10 Author Team Member. Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Don
- ““mêmêkwêsisak.” "Mide Aki iskwêw Honour Song." Ndn Country, special joint issue of
Prairie Fire and Contemporary Verse 2, edited by Katherena Vermette and Warren
Cariou, vol. 39, no. 3, (Fall 2018), pp 162 & 164.
- Deerchild, Rosanna, Ariel Gordon, and Tanis MacDonald, editors.
“manitowêyêtâkosiw” (She holds ancestral divinity).” GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times. Frontenac House, 2018. pp. 210.
- “Movement and Ceremony: Walking for the Water.” Working it out
together. Rezolution Pictures/APTN, Issue #5, Aug. 2016.
- “maskihky words/Medicine Words.” Forces to Bear: The Re-culturalizaion of
Canadian Poetry: Idle Know More, special issue of Contemporary Verse 2. The Canadian Journal of Poetry and Critical Writing, vol. 36, no. 3, (Winter 2014), pp. 58-60.
- “We Live in the Spirit of Our Ancestors.” #ItEndsHere: Confronting the Crisis
of Colonial Gender Violence. Rabble.ca. Retrieved from http://rabble.ca/news/2014/03/itendshere-we-live-spirit-our-ancestors, March 2014.
- Sy, Christine and Lesley Belleau, editors. “Daughters of Colonization.” Matrix Magazine,
Issue 96, Summer 2013, pp. 11.
- “Little Half-Black-Breed.” Other Tongues: Mixed Race Women Speak Out, edited by De
Rango-Adem & Thompson, Inanna Publications, 2010, pp. --.