Dr. Kim Anderson (Cree/Métis) has devoted her career to researching and writing about the health and well-being of Indigenous families. As a consultant working in community based settings for over twenty years, Kim has extensive experience with Aboriginal organizations and communities, and has produced numerous social and health policy reports and studies. Her books include "A Recognition of Being: Reconstructing Native Womanhood" (Sumach/Canadian Scholar’s Press, 2000) and "Life Stages and Native Women: Memory, Teachings and Story Medicine (University of Manitoba Press, 2011). Kim has published book chapters and journal articles covering the subjects of Indigenous motherhood, Indigenous feminism, Indigenous women and governance, Indigenous family well-being and health research ethics in Indigenous communities. She is the Principal Investigator on a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant entitled “Biidwewidam Indigenous Masculinities.” Kim is an Associate Professor teaching Indigenous Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford. She lives in Guelph with her partner and their teenage children.
Dr. Kim Anderson
Indigenous Studies & Contemporary Studies- Brantford Campus