Mar 9, 2023

Finding her place

Heather O’Watch, who is receiving a Leadership Award at this year’s University of Saskatchewan (USask) Indigenous Achievement Week awards ceremony, is one of four youth delegates representing Canada at the Y7 Summit in Tokyo, Japan in April.

Oct 21, 2022

Cassandra Opikokew Wajuntah is blazing a trail for others to follow

Opikokew Wajuntah is the first First Nations woman to graduate from Johnson Shoyama Graduate School’s (JSGS) doctoral program at its University of Regina campus. But that’s just one of many firsts she has undertaken while pursuing her PhD in public policy.

Sep 13, 2022

Advancing health equity in Saskatchewan

Adel Panahi is currently the Director of Health at Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, the governing body representing the approximately 80,000 Métis people living in the province, where he oversees healthcare project management, community relations, and health policy research.

Mar 28, 2022

Re-envisioning child welfare

Jillian Senécal hopes her GENI research project will help bring traditional Indigenous family values to child welfare policy.

Mar 25, 2022

Straight to the point

Graduate student Kwaku Ayisi took home first place at this year's Three Minute Thesis competition after presenting his thesis Decolonizing Child Welfare in just three minutes and using only one slide.

Mar 1, 2022

A New Journey

JSGS GENI student Victoria Gagne is applying her learning to help Indigenous and female entrepreneurs overcome barriers to business.

Feb 5, 2021

Lauren Wallingham, JSGS GENI student, receives USask Indigenous Achievement Award

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is pleased to announce that Lauren Wallingham, a member of the First Nation of Na-cho Nyak Dun (Wolf Clan) and a student in the Master of Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas program, has been awarded a 2021 USask Indigenous Achievement Award in Academic Excellence.

Sep 21, 2020

USask researcher studying COVID-19 impact on Indigenous businesses

SASKATOON – Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), has been awarded $25,000 in federal funding to study the impact of COVID-19 on Aboriginal Economic Development Corporations (AEDCs) which have helped to greatly expand the number and scale of Indigenous businesses nationally.