HONOURS, GRANTS, & AWARDS

 

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HONOURS:

 

2020    Lifetime Service Award, American Society for Ethnohistory

2018    Dean’s Award of Excellence (for exceptional merit)

 

2017    Dean’s Award of Excellence (for exceptional merit)

 

2016    Presented with a Thunderbird Print by Marianne Nicolson at the Gwi’molas Potlatch, Alert Bay, B. C.

             Dean’s Award of Excellence (for exceptional merit)

2014    Weaver-Tremblay Medal for Distinguished Service, Canadian Anthropology Society

 

2012    Founding Fellow, Canadian Anthropology Society (one of 1st 10 named)

 

2010    Presented with an Eagle Feather for creation of First Nations Library, University of Western Ontario

 

2009    Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, University of Waterloo

 

2007    Premier’s Discovery Award (for Social Sciences and Humanities)

             (in the 1st round of these Ontario awards)

 

2006-08  Killam Research Fellowship

 

2005   Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology

             American Anthropological Association “in recognition of an AAA member’s outstanding contribution to Anthropology                     through increase and dissemination of humanistic and scientific knowledge and service to the Profession.”

 

            Distinguished University Professor, University of Western Ontario

            (in the 1st round of this award at Western)

 

2004    Elected Member, American Philosophical Society

             (founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743 “for the promotion of useful knowledge”)

             First Gene Weltfish Award from the Weltfish Project, University of Victoria

             (“for service and contribution to the discipline of anthropology”)  

 

2002   President’s Award, American Anthropological Association

            (“for her astute, energetic and magisterial role in shaping the Centennial Celebrations of the AAA”) 

2001    Prize for the Study of Quebec Civilization.  Trois Pistole Immersion French

2000   Guest Fellow, Pierson College, Yale University

 

The Isaac Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, University of Western Ontario

 

1996    Fellow, Royal Society of Canada

 

1989    Honorable Mention, Society for Humanistic Anthropology, annual poetry prize

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC):

 

2019               Soil as a Relational Medium.  New Frontiers in Research Fund (Principal Investigator Katherine Lawless (Huron                              University College).

 

2018               Connection Conference Grant (P.I. with Joshua Smith, Clint Westman).  Land, Language, Locatives.  (Application                            ranked # 1 in competition)

 

2013-20         Partnership Grant.  Franz Boas Papers:  Documentary Edition

 

                        Supporting Grant.  V-P Research, University of Western Ontario

 

                        Supporting Grant.  Faculty of Social Science, University of Western Ontario

 

2012                LOI Workshop Grant to finalize Partnership Grant proposal.  Franz Boas Papers:  Documentary Edition

 

2011-14           Standard Research Grant.  Generational Parameters of Narratives of Revitalization

 

2010                Conference Grant (P. I. with Michelle Hamilton, Rob Hancock and Joshua Smith).  Reassessing Franz Boas

 

2005-08         Standard Research Grant (Principal Investigator, with Karl Hele).  Nomadic Legacies and Residential Choices:                                   City vs. Reserve in Southwestern Ontario  (Application ranked # 1 in Anthropology)

2002               Conference Grant (Co-Investigator with Julia Harrison, Trent University).  Historicizing Canadian Anthropology

2001-04         Standard Research Grant (Principal Investigator, with Catherine Ross and Gaile McGregor).  Communities under                             Stress:  How Social Subgroups Experience and Mediate Technological Change

1997-2000     Standard Research Grant (Principal Investigator, with Lisa Valentine and Allan McDougall).  Discourse, Power                                 and Ethnicity in the Construction of First Nations Identity

1995                Conference Grant (Co-Investigator, with Lisa Valentine).  Theorizing the Americanist Tradition

1994-97          Standard Research Grant (Principal Investigator, with Lisa Valentine).  Performing Native Identity through                                         English Discourse:  A Comparison of Algonquian and Iroquoian Language Use in Southwestern Ontario                                               (Application ranked # 1 in Anthropology)

 

1991-94          Standard Research Grant (Principal Investigator, with Lisa Valentine).  Cultural and Linguistic Correlates of                                       Reserve English of Ojibwe and Mohawk Speakers in Southwestern Ontario

1984-85          Leave Fellowship

 

1982                Conference Grant.  Native American Interaction Patterns

 

CANADA COUNCIL:

 

1976-77           Leave Fellowship

 

1975-76           Research Grant.  History of Canadian Anthropology

 

1973                Travel Grant.  Anthropology Caucus of Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association

 

1971                 Department of Indian Affairs (through Indian Association of Alberta).  Cree Multilingualism and Language                                         Learning

1970-78          Eight travel grants to attend Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association

 

1970                Canada Council Travel Grant.  World Congress of Sociology, Varna, Bulgaria

 

                         American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship to Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute Linguistics,                              Ohio State University, Columbus OH

 

CIHR:

2011-15           Ethics, Law and Society (Principal Investigator, Janice Graham, Dalhousie University).  Articulating Standards:                                 Translating the Practices of Standardizing Health Technologies

HEALTH CANADA (Ecosystem Health Team, Jack Bend P.I.):

2016-17            Regional First Nations Environmental Contaminants Branch.  Speciation of Arsenic and Mercury in Volunteers;                                Traditional Foods and the Environment at Walpole Island First Nation, with three repeated 24-hour Dietary                                      Recall Surveys and Food Frequency Questionnaire (awarded to WIFN)

 

2009-10          Regional First Nations Environmental Contaminants Branch.  Baseline Biomonitoring Studies and a Survey of                                    Child-Youth Health as a Prerequisite to Epidemiological Studies to Assess the Health Risk of the Walpole Island                                First Nation and Attawapiskat First Nation (awarded to WIFN)

 

2007-08;          Regional First Nations Environmental Contaminants Branch.

2008-09           Collaborative Research at Walpole Island First Nation (awarded to WIFN)

 

2004-05           Regional First Nations Environmental Contaminants Branch. Feasibility Study to Assess the Health Risk of                                         Exposure to Environmental Contaminants on Members of the Walpole Island First Nation (awarded to WIFN)

IDRC

2010-13           Water Sustainability at Lake Navaisha, Kenya (Principal Investigator, Charles Trick)

 

OTHER EXTERNAL FUNDING:

 

2016-19           (with Danielle Alcock).  Alzheimer’s Society Research Grant.

 

2019                 (with Alexandra Nelson).  Northern Research Grant for fieldwork.

 

2013                Documentary Editing Workshop, Association of Documentary Editing

2010                Canadian Embassy Leadership Program (Central Europe).  Lectures in Prague, Vienna and Berlin

 

2006-08         Killam Research Fellowship

2005                Aid to Scholarly Publications Grant (with Julia Harrsion), for Historicizing Canadian Anthropology

 

1997                Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.  Publication Supplement for Americanist Tradition                                       conference

 

1990                American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund.  Archive work in the history of anthropology

 

1983                American Anthropological Association.  Conference travel grant

 

1974                American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund.  Cree linguistic fieldwork

1973                Citizenship Branch, Department of Secretary of State, Ottawa.  Doukhobor Russian language textbooks

 

1971                 Department of Indian Affairs (through Indian Association of Alberta)  Cree language teaching materials in                                           collaboration with Native teachers of Cree

 

1968-69          National Science Foundation.  Grant for Improving Doctoral Dissertation Research

1967                American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund.  Daniel Brinton and American Indian Linguistics

INTERNAL FUNDING (University of Western Ontario):

 

2019                 Dean’s Grant, Franz Boas Speaker Series.

2018                Land, Language, Locatives Conference Matching Funds.  Faculty of Social Science, Office of Research Services,                                   Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Research, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Interfaculty Program                           in Public Health.

 

2017                Established Regna Darnell Distinguished Lecture on Theory, Ethnography, Activism in Anthropology (endowment)

 

2016                Sabbatical Leave

 

2015                Franz Boas Symposium and Book Launch.  Faculty of Arts, Office of the President, Public Humanities at Western,                             McIntosh Gallery, Departments of Anthropology and Women’s Studies, Centre for the Study of Theory and                                         Criticism, First Nations Studies Program.

 

2013-14           Dean’s Grant for Research and Curriculum Development in Public

2014-15           Health, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

2011                 Western Humanitarian Award, Africa Initiative.  To Ecosystem Health Team (C. Trick, I. Creed, J. Bend, R.                                         Darnell) – (1st such award at UWO)

 

2010                Reassessing Boas Conference:  from Research Western, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Faculty of                                 Social Science, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Centre for the Study of                             Theory and Criticism, Department of Anthropology, First Nations Studies Program

 

2009-10          Graduate Supervision Award, Research Services

2010                Internal Research Support

2007 -              Established Regna Darnell Graduate Award for Fieldwork in Cultural Anthropology (endowment)

2005                Distinguished University Professor, Research Grant

2005-06         Ecosystem Health at Walpole Island First Nation.  Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry (to Ecosystem                                       Health research team to develop teaching program)

 

2005                Internal SSHRC.  Nomadic Legacies Pilot Project.

 

2003                Dean’s Grant for Editorial Work, Histories of Anthropology Annual

 

2003                Historicizing Canadian Anthropology Conference:  from Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Graduate studies,                                  Office of Research Services, Department of Anthropology, Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native                                Languages

2002                Dean’s Grant for publication of Kettle and Stony Point Veterans’ Narratives

2001                Faculty of Social Science Research Grant, Departmental Traditions and Professional Networks in North American                              Anthropology

2000                Faculty of Social Science Travel Grant for International Pragmatics Association, Budapest

2000                Ethnohistory Conference:  from Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Office of Research Services,                            Department of Anthropology, Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages

1997                 Internal SSHRC travel grant for Ethnohistory Conference, Mexico City

1996-97           Sabbatical/Study Leave.

 

1996-97           Archive Travel Grant, Vice-President’s Research Fund

 

1995                 For Conference on Theorizing the Americanist Tradition from Faculties of Social Science, Arts, Graduate Studies,                              Part-time and Continuing Education; Department of Anthropology, Centre for Research and Teaching                                                  of Canadian Native Languages, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

 

1993-06           Dean’s Grant.  Director, Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages

 

1992-93           Dean’s Grant.  Acting Director, Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages

 

1991                 SSHRC Internal research grant.  Pilot project on Native English discourse

 

1990-91           Faculty of Social Science Start-up Research Grant.  Archive research in history of anthropology

 

INTERNAL FUNDING (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA)

 

1988                Tuition to Audit Native Studies 403, Slavey Language

 

1987                Faculty of Arts Travel Grant.  International Pragmatics Association, Antwerp

 

1984                Faculty of Arts.  Research travel grant

 

1983                General Research Fund.  Sapir archive work

 

1981                Boreal Institute.  Cree fieldwork

 

1972                General Research Fund.  Doukhobor Russian language attitudes.

 

1971-72           Boreal Institute.  Cree multilingualism and language learning

 

1970                General Research Fund.  Fieldwork on Cree language acquisition

 

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