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Anny Morissette

Assistant Professor | Faculty staff

E-mail : amorissette@ustpaul.ca

Phone : 613 236-1393 , extension 2309

Office : GIG 234


Anny Morissette holds a Ph.d. in anthropology from Université de Montréal. Algonquian Peoples specialist, her research has focused primarily on Aboriginal leadership, the everyday experience of politics in Indigenous communities and on religious pluralism. Her doctoral dissertation explored the Kitigan Zibi Anishnabeg interstitial leadership, their political practices that take place “in the cracks” and marginal power. Her research interests also include Indian mission churches, the Algonquian rituals in Catholic Churches, Catholic Oblate heritage, reserve heritage, the Algonquian culture of alcohol, the contemporary Anishnabe diplomacy, the assimilative experience and modus operandi of Indian Day schools as well as the empowerment of Aboriginal women.

  • Indigenous Peoples of Eastern Canada
  • Algonquian Societies
  • Colonization processes and cultural changes
  • Religious dynamics
  • Réconciliation
  • Research methodologies in Indigenous communities