The Office of Indigenization conducts and supports ethical research by and with Indigenous Peoples and communities which prioritizes Indigenous knowledge systems, methodologies, and experience.


Indigenous research is recognized as essential to addressing global challenges. Check out the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) resources for Indigenous research.

Click here for access to the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS 2) Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, Chapter 9: Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada.

BCcampus Research Fellows 2021

Join our team and influence change in public post-secondary!

We are looking for a researcher (18+) to join a paid participatory action research project as a Co-Investigator and who:

  • Self identifies as Indigenous and Autistic/Person with Autism (We are inclusive of mixed racial identity). 
  • Has experience with academic research, writing and presentations in a post-secondary and/or a community-based environment.
  • Is committed to advancing human rights and social justice for Indigenous and Autistic Peoples.

This research is designed to improve the work of Indigenization, decolonization, equity, diversity and inclusion in public-post secondary by lifting up an Indigenous Autistic student voice and experience.

For more information, please click here or email Principal Investigator, Heather Simpson, M.A., at

Thank you to BCcampus for funding this research.