GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT

Curriculum Vitae
Last updated: June 1 2012


1. Institution, Degree and Year

Simon Fraser UniversityBachelor of Arts1991
Simon Fraser UniversityMaster of Arts1995
University of British ColumbiaDoctor of Philosophy2003

 

2. Awards and Distinctions

(a) Awards for Scholarship
 
Award and Year

Simon Fraser University
Graduate Entrance Scholarship 1991

Association of American Geographers
Cartography Specialty Group 1993

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada
Doctoral (Queen's) Fellowship 1995

(b) Other awards

Six-time Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) award winner for editorship newlsetter InfoTrac in various categories 1991-95

2007 received Tsilhqot'in name ?Elh ?Ul Deni ('he who braids things together') for work on historical cartography for the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation in William v. HMTQ

3. Publications Record

(a) Refereed publications

1993 'Networks of power: Cartography as ideology', Western Geography 3, 1-50

1995 'Mapping them 'out': Euro-Canadian cartography and the appropriation of Nuxalk and Ts'ilhqot'in First Nations' territories in British Columbia, 1793-1916', Canadian Geographer 39(2), 140-56

1998 'Travels from Point Ellice: Peter O'Reilly and the Indian reserve system in British Columbia', BC Studies 115/6, 180-242

(b) Theses and dissertations

1995 Mapping Them 'Out': Euro-Canadian Cartography and the Appropriation of First Nations Territories in British Columbia, 1793-1916, MA thesis, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University

2002 First (National) Space: (Ab)original (Re)mappings of British Columbia, PhD dissertation, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia

(c) Unpublished reports

2004 ‘Historical geography of the Tsilhqot’in: Map series and report’, prepared for Woodward and Co. and Chief Roger William and the Xeni Gwet’in in the matter of William v. HMTQ

2005 ‘Report on Connolly and Smith', prepared for Woodward and Co. and Chief Roger William and the Xeni Gwet’in in the matter of William v. HMTQ

2006 'Lay Witness Land Use and Occupancy: Map series' prepared for Woodward and Co. and Chief Roger William and the Xeni Gwet’in in the matter of William v. HMTQ

2007 'Map of Hulquminum fisheries on the lower Fraser River' prepared for Hwlitsum First Nation negotiations at British Columbia Treaty Commission

2007 'Historical geography of the Okanagan Indian Band: Map series', prepared for Mandell and Pinder and the Okanagan Indian Band in the matter of HMTQ  v. Wilson

2008/09 'Specific Claim for a Douglas Treaty Reserves at Departure Bay:, Habour Park, False Narrows, Millstone River and South Section: Map series and reports' prepared for Snuneymuxw First Nation

2009 'Specific Claims Spuzzum, Boston Bar, Boothroyd, Papyum, Nohomeen, Lytton Hospital Lands, Oregon Jack, and Nicomen: Repoirts prepared for Nlaka'pamux nation Tribal Council and Mandell Pinder in the matter of Specific Claims Refresh for the Government of Canada

2009 'Determination of the Northern Boundary of the Nlaka'pamux Nation' prepared fior Underhill Boies Parker and the Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council in the matter of the Cache Creek Landfill Extension

2009/10 'Historical geography of the Nlaka'pamux Nation: Map Series', prepared for Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council

2010 'Historical geography of Cowichan land use and occupancy lower Fraser River: Map series and report' prepared for Woodward and Company and the Cowichan Tribes

2010 'The Cowichan village of Tl'uqtinus and the reserve allotment process in British Columbia 1859-1880: Supplemental report', prepared for Woodward and Company and the Cowichan Tribes

2011 'Historical geography of Ktunaxa use, occupancy and continuity of Qat'muk: Map series and report' prepared for Ktunaxa Nation Council


(d) Refereed conference proceedings

 1992 'Networks of power: Cartography as ideology', at Western Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (College of New Caledonia, Prince George)

1993 'Modernity, territoriality and Indians in Canada: Towards a Conceptual Synthesis', at Western Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (Capilano College, North Vancouver)

1994 'Mapping them 'out': Euro-Canadian Cartography and the appropriation of Nuxalk and Ts'ilqot'in First Nations' territories in British Columbia, 1793-1916, at Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (University of Waterloo, Waterloo)

1996 'First Nations' blockades: Spaces within the West', at Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon)

1997 'Totems, transits and stopping trains: Spatial change and continuity on the upper Skeena River, British Columbia' at American Association of Geographers Annual Conference (Fort Worth Conference Center, Fort Worth, Texas)

1997 'Journeys from Point Ellice: Peter O'Reilly and the 'making' of 'British Columbia' at BC Studies Bi-annual Conference (Malaspina College, Nanaimo)

1998 'Contested sovereignties: First Nations vs. the Queen in British Columbia' at Association of American Geographers Annual Conference (Boston Marriott, Boston, Massachussetts)

1999 'First (national) space: (Ab)original (re)mappings of 'British Columbia' at the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (Okanagan University College, Kelowna)

1999 'Yunk'eguz Dakelh: Mapping the Carrier map' at Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge)

1999 'Sohl Témexw' at People of the River Conference II (Stó:lõ Nation, Chilliwack)

1999 'Halkomelem mappings of the lower mainland' at BC Studies Bi-annual Conference (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver)

1999 'The cartographic eye/I: Early European cartography on the northwest coast of North America' at Map Society of British Columbia's Celebration of Dutch Cartography of the 16th and 17th Centuries (Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver)

2000 'First (national) space: (Ab)original (re)mappings of the northwest coast' at Association of American Geographers Annual Conference (Doubletree Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

2001 'Gitanyow autocartography: then and now' at International Historical Geographers Tri-annual Conference (Laval University, Quebec City)

2004 ‘Environmental change and Native maps’ at American Society of Environmental Historians’ Annual Conference (Empress Hotel, Victoria)

2006 ‘Aboriginal cartography, land claims and Canadian courts: the case of Delgamuukw vs. A.G. at Indigenous Cartographies and Representational Politics Conference (Cornell University, Ithaca)

2006 ‘John Giovanni Nobili, S.J. and Williams v. HMTQ: A 19th century missionary in a 21st century Canadian court’ at Western Division Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference (Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops)

2008 panellist in special session 'Indigenous Geographies and Indigenizing Geography', Western Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Western Washington University, Bellingham)

(e) Published book reviews

Winearls, J. ed. Editing Early and Historical Atlases (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995) reviewed in Environment and Planning A 30(2), 1998

Williams, J. High Slack (Vancouver: New Star Books, 1996) reviewed in BC Studies 114, 1997

Barker, F., Hulme, P. and Iversen, M. eds. Colonial Discourse/Postcolonial Theory (New York: Manchester University Press, 1994) reviewed in Ecumene 6(1), 1999

Wood, C. ed. British Columbia, the Pacific Province: Geographical Essays (Victoria: Western Geographical Press, 2002), reviewed in BC Studies 138/39, 2003

Lambertus, S. Wartime Images, Peacetime Wounds (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004), reviewed in BC Studies, forthcoming, 2005

Turkel, W. The Archive of Place: Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau (Vancouver: UBC Press), reviewed in the Canadian Geographer 2009

(f) Pre-publication peer reviews

for Durie, N. (editorial board Oxford University Press), Geographies of Global Markets, 2005, forthcoming

for Reid, J. (publications director, Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs), Chapter 7, Mapping, Researching the Indian Land Question, 2nd Edition, 2005

for Getis, J. et. al. (publications, McGraw Hill Ryerson Press), Introduction to Human Geography 2nd Edition Canadian Edition, 2009, then forthcoming


4. Scholarly and Professional Activities

(b) Research or equivalent grants

Simon Fraser University, Research Assistant, Geography of Native blockades 1992
Woodward and Co., Primary Researcher, Tsilhqot’in Historical Geography 2003
Hwlitsum First Nation, Cartographer, Hwlitsum Fisheries Lower Fraser River 2005
Mandell Pinder Ltd., Primary Researcher, Okanagan Indian Band Historal Geography 2006
Snuynemuxw First Nation, Cartographer, Nanaimo Specific Claims 2007
Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council, Cartographer Nlaka;pamux Historical Geography, 2008
Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council, Secondary Researcher, Specific Claims Refresh, 2009
Underhill Boies Parker, Primary Researcher, Cache Creek Landfull Extension, 2009
Cowichan First Nation, Primary Researcher, Cowichan Land Use Lower Fraser River, 2009
Ktunaxa Nation Council, Primary Researcher and Cartographer, 2010


c) Invited presentations

1997 'Mapping in the contact zone' at British Columbia Treaty Commission Area Wide Workshop (University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George)

1999 'The cartographic eye/I: Early European mapping of the northwest coast of North America' at Map Society of British Columbia Conference (Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver)

2002 'Rethinking totem poles', interview with Mark Harvey, Daybreak, CBC Radio, Prince George, B.C.

2005 ‘First (National) space (Ab)original (re)mappings of British Columbia’ at University College of the Fraser Valley Student Union Society Speakers Series (University of the Fraser Valley, Chilliwack)

2008 'Historical geography, Aboriginal cartography, and the Vickers decision' at Indigenous Studies Working Group Speakers Series, Department of Geography (University of Victoria, Victoria)

5.
Service to University

Elder College Volunteer Instructor in Department of Geography at UFV (3/04 and 3/05)

UFV Geography Department Head (1/07 to present)

Sessional Chair for Association of Washington Geographers Annual Conference at UFV (4/04)

Faculty of Arts Representative on UFV Academic Standards Committee (9/05 to 12/06)

Standing Member UFV Indigenous Studies Working Group (9/07 to present)

Standing Member UFV Faculty of Arts Themes Committee (12/07 to present)

Chair UFV Faculty of Arts Campus Vision Committee (9/07 to present)

Departmental Representative on UFV Arts Curriculum Committee (1/07 to present)

Chair and member UFV Research Ethics Board (9/04 to present)

Chair UFV Department of Geography Honours Advisory Committee (9/07 to present)

Standing Member Human Geography Subcommittee, UFV Department of Geography (9/04 to present)

Standing Member Departmental Techniques Subcommittee, UFV Department of Geography (10/07 to present)

Departmental Website Manager, UFV Department of Geography (4/05 ongoing)


6. Service to the Community

(a) Memberships in scholarly societies

a) Association of American Geographers (since 1991)
b) Canadian Association of Geographers (since 1995)

(b) Memberships in other societies

a) Royal Canadian Geographical Society
b) National Geographic Society
c) Canada's National History Society

 (c) Editorships

 Newsletter InfoTrac, official publication of Canadian Auto Workers Local 4326

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