About UAlberta's Augustana Campus

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Daniel Sims

Assistant Professor/History,Indigenous Studies

Augustana Campus

Social Sciences

About Me

A member of the Tsay Keh Dene First Nation, I currently teaches History and Indigenous studies at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta.  Prior to this appointment I taught sessionally on the North Campus of the University Alberta in History and Native Studies.  Taking an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, I examine numerous historical topics from a sociocultural perspective that encourages critical thinking over rote memorization.


Research

My research primarily focuses on Native-newcomer relations in Western Canada, with a particular emphasis on the law, environment and economy.


Teaching