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Dr. Amanda Lino Lafreniere

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Academic Qualifications: 
Previous Teaching/Work: 
  • Northern Studies 1111: Introduction to the Circumpolar North
  • Researcher, Multicultural History Society of Ontario (2013)
Research Interests: 

Amanda completed her doctoral studies in the Faculty of Natural Resource Management. Her dissertation explores the relationships between government promotional activities and notions of sustainability in Ontario's forest industry during the twentieth century. She is a graduate of the MES in Northern Environments and Cultures program at Lakehead University. Her Masters' theses explored the use of film and its effectiveness in capturing knowledge transmitted from Elders to Youth while providing a ‘true’ Indigenous voice. 

Recent Conference Papers:

  • “Federal Promotion of Canada’s Northern Resources.”  Paper presented at Collaborative Arctic Seminar in Epidemiology: CASE 2015, Yellowknife, NWT, 2015.
  • “Knowledge Mobilization for Development: Non-Linear and Interactive Narratives for Engaging the World.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID), Brock University, St. Catherines, ON, 28 May 2014.
  • “Knowledge Mobilization through Film in Indigenous Communities.” Paper presented at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, Mississauga, ON, 2013.