Zoom Seminar: Indigenous Research Methods in Action: Haida Methodology in Action
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT / 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Join us to hear from SFU researcher Sdahl Ḵ’awaas, Lucy Bell, about putting Haida methodology into action.
Sdahl Ḵ’awaas, Lucy Bell is a Haida Nation-based scholar who upholds traditional knowledge in her graduate studies. Lucy’s PhD research on Haida museology is participatory action-based and auto-ethnographic, which are Indigenous ways of doing research. Her research methodology includes honouring Haida values of respect, truth, making it right, humour and joy. Lucy will share her Haida methodology approach.
Sdahl Ḵ’awaas, Lucy Bell belongs to the Tsiits G’itanee Eagle clan of the Haida Nation. Her Master’s thesis focused on ancestral ways to strengthen the Haida language. Her PhD studies is telling the story of Haida repatriation as reconciliation. She is a Nation-based scholar, having learned Haida traditions from many Haida elders. She has taken this knowledge with her in her academic journey. Lucy’s research is grounded in a Haida methodology, philosophies and values, bringing a Haida approach that honours her Ancestors.