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Scow Institute

The Scow Institute The Scow Institute works towards greater understanding between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples through information that is fact based, non-partisan, and accessible on topical issues that affect all Canadians. The Institute was founded in 2001 by retired Judge Alfred J. Scow, the first Aboriginal person called to the Bar and to the Bench in British Columbia, and other interested persons.  The Scow Institute is currently focusing on legal issues that affect Aboriginal people and has commissioned the following research papers



Burleigh, D., & Burm, S. (2013). Unpacking our white privilege: Reflecting on our teaching practice. Education19(2). Access here.

Snelgrove, C., Dhamoon, R., & Corntassel, J. (2014). Unsettling settler colonialism: The discourse and politics of settlers, and solidarity with Indigenous nations. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society3(2). Access here.

Schmidt, H. (2019). Indigenizing and Decolonizing the Teaching of Psychology: Reflections on the Role of the Non‐Indigenous Ally. American Journal of Community Psychology64(1/2), 59–71. Access here.

Morcom Lindsay, & Freeman Kate. (2018). Niinwi - Kiinwa - Kiinwi : Building Non-Indigenous Allies in Education through Indigenous Pedagogy. Canadian Journal of Education / Revue Canadienne de l’éducation41(3), 808–833. Access here.