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Imagining Spaces Created for Queer Métis Youth

2024

Imagining Spaces Created for Queer Métis Youth

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Educational spaces, both formal and informal, are not always welcoming to queer Métis youth, especially to those youth who connect more to hip-hop cultures than those activities like jigging and beading which are often held up as pillars of Métis culture. This article draws on conversations with youth, conducted as part of doctoral research using a visiting approach to data collection and analyzed using the voice-centered relational method. Through these frameworks, I created guideposts for developing educational spaces which are not just inclusive of but designed for queer Métis youth. These guideposts will be used in future development of research with and for queer Métis youth.

Fowler, L. (2024). Imagining spaces created for queer Metis youth. Critical Education, 15(1), 15-28. https://ices.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled/article/view/186756

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