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Tracy Friedel

EMAIL:    tfriedel@mtroyal.ca
PHONE:  403-440-7056

Tracy L. Friedel is a descendant of the Nehiyaw-speaking Lac Ste. Anne Métis of west central Alberta and completed her higher education at the University of Alberta in the form of a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction degree [1996], Masters in First Nations Education [1999] and PhD in Indigenous Peoples Education [2009]. Tracy comes to Mount Royal University from the University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus where she has worked since 2009 in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. As MRU's first Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies, Tracy is participating in the creation of majors in Indigenous Studies and Environmental Humanities and is leading research focused on First Nation and Métis experience in the realm of work and learning, decolonizing research at the intersection of health and education and Nehiyaw-Métis outdoor/place-based/land-based learning.