Professional Engagement

Director, International Centre for Northern Governance and Development, University of Saskatchewan (from July 1, 2013)

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Senior Fellow
, Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Co-Director, Aboriginal People and Natural Resource Use Project

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Project Co-Leader
, The Fourth World Project, Centre for International Governance Innovation (Waterloo), with Terry Mitchell

, Social Innovation Generation, University of Waterloo

Member, Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo Steering Committee

Senior EditorNorthern Review

Member, Board of Directors, eBound Canada

Technical Advisor, A@SN Digital Media Project (Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, Ontario)

Advisory Board Member, Center for Innovation and Competition-based Development Studies, Boğaziçi University

Consultant – Aboriginal Rights and Land Claims, Regional and Constitutional Development, Post-Secondary Education for such clients as Government of British Columbia, Government of Canada, Government of New Zealand, Government of the Yukon, Indigenous Organizations in Australia – Northern Territory and Queensland, British Columbia, Yukon Territory and United Nations (Human Rights )

Research Co-Director – Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History

Media Commentator – Radio, Television News, Newspapers

Documentary Film Production – Editor, Writer, Producer, Interviewee

Previous Positions and Activities

President, Japan Studies Association of Canada, 2007-2013

Visiting Professor, Institutes for Asian Research, University of British Columbia, January 2012.

Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan, February-March 2012.