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Veldon Coburn

@VeldonCoburn Veldon Coburn is Anishinaabe from the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn. He completed a Ph.D in Politics Studies with a focus on Indigenous politics and policy. He is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Ottawa.

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Research, Ethnic Fraud, and the Academy: A Protocol for Working with Indigenous Communities and Peoples

Today, major research funding agencies, such as the federal Tri-Council, have set aside historic funding levels for Indigenous-related research, which is cause for optimism. But there are also many reasons to be cautious. This brief includes a proposal for a Protocol for Working with Indigenous Communities so that the broader research community might begin to seriously examine the role of identity and identity fraud.