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Referred Publications

Journal articles

Hyslop, M., Linds, W., Goulet, L. & Schmidt, K. (Under review). Weechi  metuwe mitotan: Playing Games of Presence with Indigenous Youth in Saskatchewan, Canada. International Journal of Play.

Vettraino, E., Jindal-Snape, D. & Linds, W. (Under Review). Embodied Voices: Using Applied Theatre for Co-Creation with Marginalised Youth. Journal of Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Special Issue on Drama.

Ranahan, P., Yuen, F. & Linds, W. (Under review). Suicide prevention education: Indigenous youths’ perspectives on wellness. Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing Te Mauri Pimatisiwin.

Robbins, J., Linds, W., Ironstand, B. & Goodpipe, E. (under review). Generating and sustaining positive spaces: Cultural safety and community based reflections on Indigenous youth participating in an inner city arts program.AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, Special Issue on Cultural Safety: Applications and implications for Indigenous children, families, and communities

Victor, J., Goulet, L., Schmidt, K., Linds, W., Episkenew, J., & Goulet, K. (forthcoming). Like braiding sweetgrass: Nurturing relationships and alliances in Indigenous community-based research. International Review of Qualitative Research.

Victor, J., Linds, W., Episkenew, J., Goulet, L., Benjoe, D., Brass, D., Pandey, M., & Schmidt, K. (2016).  Kiskenimisowin (self-knowledge): Co-researching wellbeing with Canadian First Nations youth through participatory visual methods. International Journal of Indigenous Health (11)1, 262-278.

Ritenburg, H., Young-Leon, A. E., Linds, W., Nadeau, D. M., Goulet, L. M., Kovach, M. & Marshall, M. (2014). Embodying Decolonization: Methodologies and Indigenization. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples 10 (1), pp. 67-80.

Linds, W., Ritenburg, H., Goulet, L, Episkenew, J., Ribeiro, N. and Schmidt, K. (Spring 2013).  Layering theatre’s potential for change: Drama, education, and community in Aboriginal health research.  Canadian Theatre Review 154, 37-43. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Yuen, F., Linds, W., Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., Ritenburg, H., & Schmidt, K. (2013), “You might as well call it Planet of the Sioux”: Indigenous youth, imagination, and decolonization. Pimatisiwin. A journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous community health 11 (2), pp. 269-281. http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=1206,

Linds, W., Ritenburg, H., Schmidt, K., Episkenew, J., Goulet, L., Ribeiro, N. (Spring 2013). Layering theatre’s potential for change: Drama, education, and community in Aboriginal health research. Canadian Theatre Review Special Issue: “The New Saskatchewan” 154, pp. 37-43. http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/978231/1/Layering_Theatre%E2%80%99s_Potential_Before_Peer_Review.pdf

Goulet, L, Linds, W., Episkenew, J., & Schmidt, K. (2011). A decolonizing space: Theatre and health with Indigenous youth. Native Studies Review 20(1), pp. 35-61. http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/975032/1/Creating_a_space_for_decolonization_NSR20%281%29.pdf

Book chapters

Robbins, J., Linds, W., Episkenew, J., Goulet, L. & Schmidt, K. (forthcoming ). ‘Acting Out’ our Health: Assisting youth in making healthy lifestyle choices through linking Indigenous perspectives about well-being with Applied Theatre. In K. Low and V. Baxter (Eds.). Performing Health and Wellbeing. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic Publishers.

Puitandy, M., Ribeiro, N., Linds, W., Goulet, L., Episkenew, J. & Schmidt, K. (Under review). Healthy Connections: Facilitators’ perceptions of Arts and Wellness Programming with Aboriginal Youth. In Van Styvendale, N., Innes, R., Henry, R. & McDougall, J.  (Eds.), Indigenous Health and Art. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press

Linds, W., Goulet, L, Episkenew, J., Ritenburg, H., & Schmidt, K. (2015). Sharing the talking stones: Theatre of the Oppressed workshops as collaborative arts-research with Aboriginal youth. In D. Conrad and A. Sinner (Eds.), Creating together: Participatory, community-based and collaborative arts practices and scholarship across Canada. (pp. 3-19). Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Linds, W., Yuen, F, Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., & Arnason, K. (2010). Exploring and re-creating Indigenous identity through Theatre-based workshops. In Chappell, D. (ed.), Children Under Construction: Play as Curriculum. Berne: Peter Lang, pp. 41-62.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., Linds, W., and Arnason, K. (2010)

Rehearsing with Reality: Exploring Health Issues with Aboriginal Youth Through Drama.  In J. Salverson (ed.), Popular Political Theatre and Performance: Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English (pp. 180-195). Toronto, ON: Playwrights Canada Press.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., Linds, W., and Arnason, K. (2009). Rehearsing with Reality:  Exploring Health Issues with Aboriginal Youth through Drama. In McKay, S., Fuchs, D. and Brown, I. (eds.),Passion for Action: Building on the strength and innovative changes in child and family services – Voices from the Prairies (pp. 99-118).  Regina:  Canadian Plains.

Linds, W., Goulet, L., Episkenew, J, Arnason, K. (2009). Rehearsal with Reality: Exploring health issues with Aboriginal youth through drama. In McKay, S., Fuchs, D. and Brown, I. (eds.), Passion for Action in Child and Family Services: Voices from the Prairies (pp. 99-118). Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre.

Conference presentations

Linds, W., Brass, D., Goulet, L. & Whiteman, A. (June 23, 2016). Weechi metuwe mitowin: Playing games of presence with Indigenous youth in Saskatchewan. Presentation to the Canadian Indigenous/Native Studies Association Conference, First Nations University of Canada, Regina, SK.

Victor, J., Goulet, L. (presenters), Eninew, L., & Linds, W. (June 1, 2016). From ostrich feathers to fishygoo: Group process and identity in First Nations youths’ scriptwriting. Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Calgary, AB

Goulet, L., & Brass, D. (June 17, 2016). Embodying multi-dimensional forms of arts as a pedagogical approach to strengthening individual and cultural learning. Presentation to the 7th American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference, Flagstaff, AZ

Yuen, F., Linds, W. (presenters) & Ranahan, P. (May 20, 2016). Imagining Wellness with Indigenous Youth through Art-based Research International Institute of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana Champaign, Illinois.

Brass, D. & Linds, W. (May 21, 2016). Indigenous Research: Weechi metuwe mitowin: Games of presence as Indigenous Research Methodology in an Outdoor Tipi Arts Camp with Indigenous youth in Saskatchewan. International Institute of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana Champaign, Illinois.

Linds, W. (May 3, 2016). Going beyond “Butterflies in a Display Case”? The promise and challenges of a multi-modal approach as a method of researching embodied interactions. Panel on Embodied and Relational Methodologies of Arts-based Qualitative Research. International Institute of Qualitative Methodology. Glasgow, Scotland.

Episkenew, J., Brass, D. (presenters), Goulet, L., Linds, W., & Schmidt, K. (October 21, 2015). Acting Out! But in a Good Way: A documentary. Launch of the Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Networks Indigenous Hub – First People, First Person. University of Saskatchewan, SK

Episkenew, J. (presenter), Goulet, L., Linds, W., Schmidt, K. (October 3, 2015). Acting Out! But in a Good Way: A documentary. Indigenous Literary Studies Association. First Nations Polytechnique, Six Nations, ON  

Episkenew, J., Caines, R., Goodpipe, E. (presenters), Goulet, L., Linds, W., & Schmidt, K. (September 16, 2015). Acting Out! But in a Good Way: A partnership of improvisation for Indigenous youth wellbeing. Presentation at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation Annual Colloquia. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON.

Goulet, L., Victor, J., Linds, W., (presenters), Episkenew, J. & Eninew, L. (June 2, 2015). Indigenizing Education through the Arts. Presentation at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Goulet, L., Linds, W., (presenters) Episkenew, J. & Schmidt, K. with K. Goulet & Victor, J. (May 28, 2015). Arts Research as Social Intervention: Engaging in Community based Scholarship with First Nations Youth. Presentation at the 5th Triennial International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Victor, J. (presenter), Goulet, L., Linds, W., Eninew, L., & Episkenew, J. (May 22, 2015). Decolonizing research through images of wellbeing. Presentation at the 11th Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL.

Episkenew, J. (presenter), Goulet, L., Linds, W., & Schmidt, K. (May 9, 2015). Indigenous youths’ relational wellbeing in the digital era. Presentation at the Digital Diversity 2015: Writing, feminism, and culture. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., (presenter), Linds, W. & Schmidt, K. with K. Goulet & J. Victor. (March 26, 2015). “It’s like braiding sweetgrass”: Nurturing relationships and alliances in Indigenous community-based research. Mobilizing Indigenous Epistemologies: Re-visioning Reconciliation symposium, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J. & Brass, D. (October 6, 2014). The Impact of Arts Programming on Well Being of Indigenous Youth. The International Network in Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development (INIHKD)/Manitoba Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHR) Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., (presenter), Linds, W. & Schmidt, K. (September 25, 2014). Who’s teaching whom? Lessons from arts-based health research (ABHR) with Indigenous youth. Presentation to the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., Benjoe, D., Brass, D. & Yahyahkeekoot, G. (May 20, 2014). Iyiniw-oskâtisak pamihisowak: Indigenous youth helping themselves. World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Goulet, L. & Episkenew, J. (December 5, 2013). Using Indigenous knowledge for healthier Aboriginal youth. Poster presentation at the SHRF Sante Awards Evening, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Ritenburg, H. (presenter) & Goulet, L. (2013, May 17). A Space for Co-Determination: The Talking Stone and Circle as Decolonizing Praxis. Paper presented at the 9th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois. 

Goulet, L. (2012, December 11). Interactive Theatre Workshops as decolonizing pedagogy. Presentation at the VIII Annual conference of the International Conference on Intercultural education in Indigenous contexts, Temuco, Chile.

Ribeiro, N. (October, 2012). Focus groups or talking circles? A reflection on best practices in First Nations youth health research. 18th Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Montreal, QC.

Ribeiro, N. (October, 2012). Using theatre to study First Nations’ youth risky health behaviors: Methodological challenges and solutions. 18th Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Montreal, QC.

Goulet, L. & Episkenew, J. (May 30, 2012). Interactive theatre workshop as decolonizing pedagogy” Canadian Association for the Study of Indigenous Education, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON. 

Episkenew, J (May 27, 2012)Creating together: Participatory, community-based and collaborative arts practices and scholarship across Canada. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON. 

Linds, W. (May 18-21, 2011).Swimming in the same waters? The dynamics of colonization and decolonization in a research project with Aboriginal communities. 7th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, US.

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., & Linds, W. (May 31,2010). De-Colonizing Workshops:  Joint Action Through Forum Theatre to Overcome Oppression. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Bibliotherapy and Applied Literatures at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Concordia U, Montreal. 

Episkenew, J., Goulet, L. & Linds, W. (May 25, 2009). Theatre as an Applied Literature for Indigenous Youth Healing. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Bibliotherapy and Applied Literatures at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Carleton U, Ottawa. 

Episkenew. J. & Linds, W. (November 13, 2008). Playing for keeps:  Exploring the Socio-cultural Health of Aboriginal Youth through Drama. Saskatchewan Population Health Research Centre, New Directions in Population Health Research:  Linking Theory, Ethics, and Practice.  Ramada Inn, Regina. 

Ribeiro, N. (May 13-16, 2008). A Place to be Me!:  Exploring Leisure with Aboriginal Youth through Drama.  12th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, Concordia U, Montreal.

Linds, W. (May 22-25, 2008). We’re Being Changed, but What About the Youth?: Exploring Theatre of the Oppressed with Aboriginal Youth. 14th International Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Omaha, Nebraska.

Goulet, L., Linds, W. (presenter), Episkenew, J., & Arnason, K. (2008, May). We’re being changed, but what about the youth?: Exploring Theatre of the Oppressed with Aboriginal youth. 14th International Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Omaha, NB.

Goulet, L., Linds, W. (presenter), Episkenew, J., & Arnason, K. (2008, May). “A place to be me!”: Exploring leisure with Aboriginal youth through drama. 12th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, Concordia University, Montreal, PQ. 

Goulet, L., Episkenew, J., Arnason, K., & Linds, W. (2007, September). Rehearsing with reality: Exploring health Issues with Aboriginal youth through drama. Paper presented to the Prairie Child Welfare Consortium (PCWC) 4th biannual symposium, Regina, SK.  

Invited Speaker

Linds, W. (March, 2016). Invited Speaker, Forum Theatre for Suicide Prevention with Blackfoot Nation, Treaty 7, Departments of Community Health Sciences & Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Goulet, L. & Goulet, K. (December 17, 2012). Colonization to decolonization and independence: Lights for the training of new professionals. Speaker at symposium sponsored by the Intercultural Center for Research and Educational Transformation Wenu Mapu Rangin, University of Santiago, Santiago, Chile.

Episkenew, J. (February 16, 2012). A Close Reading of the Human Text:  Indigenous Youth and Healthy Relationships. Women’s Studies and Feminist Research Annual Speaker Series.  University of Western Ontario.

Episkenew, J. (November 3, 2011). Embodied Storytelling, Embodied Research, Decolonizing the Imagination.  Cultural Studies Annual Speaker. University of British Columbia Okanagan, BC.

Episkenew, J. (June 27, 2011). The Dynamics of Colonization and Decolonization in a Research Project with Aboriginal Communities.  Aboriginal Health Research Network Conference.  University of Regina, SK.

Episkenew, J. (February 26, 2011). Neo-colonial Canada:  Colonizing Indigenous Imaginations.  Rethinking Post/Colonialism.  32nd Annual Conference of the German Association for Canadian Studies (GKS).  Grainau, DE.

Episkenew, J. (April 26-27, 2010). Playing for Keeps: Aboriginal Youth, Healthy Choices, and Theatre Games. Panel presentation at the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Colloquium. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Sharing with partners, professionals and policy makers

“Empathy: The Power of Understanding.” Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Verdi Room, Delta Hotel, SK, 1 December 2016.

“We Matter: A YAP Event on Suicide Prevention.” File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council. Treaty Four Governance Centre, SK, 25 November 2016.

“Indigenous Research Day” Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, Luther College, University of Regina. University of Regina, SK, 27 October 2016.

“Empathy: The Power of Understanding.” Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, SK, 24 May 2016.

“Living Heritage: Truth & Reconciliation through the Sharing of Stories.” Heritage Saskatchewan, International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Sask Culture. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, SK, 29 April 2016.

Saskatchewan, International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Sask Culture. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, SK, 29 April 2016. “Indigenous health research:  Serving the needs of Indigenous people.” File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council Health Summit, Fort Qu’Appelle, SK, 30-31 October 2012.

“The Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre: Who We Are and What We Do.” File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council Annual Health Summit, Fort Qu’Appelle, SK, 30-31 October 2012.

“Rehearsing for Reality:  The Need for Innovation in Aboriginal Youth Health.”  Saskatchewan Instructional Development and Research Unit.  Faculty of Education, University of Regina, SK, 4 April 2012.

“Rehearsing for Reality:  The Need for Innovation in Aboriginal Youth Health.”  Western Regional Training Centre of Health Policy Research.  Johnson-Shoyama School of Public Policy, SK, 2 December 2011.

Workshops 

“Aspects and Ethics of Indigenous Methodologies”. Pre-Conference Workshop on Indigenous Inquiry, International Institute for Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign/Urbana, Illinois, USA, May, 2016.

 “The Political Act of Healing:  A Workshop that Examines Power Relationships Using Embodied Theatre Processes.”  Canadian Association for Applied Literature at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Wilfred Laurier University, 29 May 2012.

“An Embodied Exploration of Decolonizing Indigenous Research Methodologies.” Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 16-18 May 2012.

“The Body Speaks: Theatre as an Embodied Decolonizing Methodology.”  Indigenous Peoples of the Americas SIG, American Education Research Association. Vancouver, British Columbia, 15 April 2012.

 “Embodied Research.”  National Gathering of Graduate Students.  University of Regina, Regina, SK, 25 June 2011.

 “Exploring Health Issues with Aboriginal Youth Through Drama.”  Healing Our Spirits Worldwide, 6th Gathering.  Hawai’i Convention Centre, Honolulu, HI.  8 September 2010.

“The Image of the Real Is the Real of the Image:  Un/Settling Colonization through Arts-based Research.”  Unsettling Conversations:  An Arts and Education Practice Based Research Collaborative Inquiry.  University of British Columbia, 24 June 2006.

“Exploring the Rules of Engagement:  Adult-Youth Collaborations with Theatre of the Oppressed.”  Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference.  University of North Carolina, 19 May 2006

Links to Spectrum Repository Concordia University

Creating a space for decolonization, NSR: http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/975032/

Rehearsing with Reality, Book chapter http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/975033/

Exploring and Re-creating Indigenous identity: http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/975034/

You might as well call it Planet of the Sioux: http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/978220/

Layering Theatre’s potential for change: http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/978231/

Kiskenimisowin (self knowledge): http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/981866/

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