Dr. Tracy Bear Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Participates in 2 items
Tracy Bear is a Nehiyaw’iskwew academic and member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation located in Northern Saskatchewan.She is an Assistant Professor - cross appointed between the Faculty of Native Studies and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Her dissertation, Power in My Blood: Corporeal Sovereignty Through a Praxis of Indigenous Eroticanalysis won the Governor General's Gold Medal for Academic Excellence in 2016.Dr. Bear utilizes decolonial methodologies and epistemologies of Indigenous Studies to research areas of Indigenous Erotics & Eroticanalysis; Indigenous Feminism, Gender and Sexuality, Land & Body Politics; and Contemporary Indigenous Art.Since its inception in 2013, Dr. Bear has been a member of the National Collective of Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) - a memorial art installation to honour and remember over 1600 missing and murdered Indigenous Women, girls and genderful people in Canada. A prison abolitionist, Dr. Bear also works in the area of critical prison studies and develops and teaches Indigenous themed courses in several prisons in Alberta. She is a co-producer of a show calledTipi Confessionswith Kim Tallbear, and Kirsten Lindquist. Hosted several times per year, Tipi Confessionsis a series of erotically themed storytelling and performance based shows. These events serve as jumping off points for decolonial and critical action based research at the University of Alberta.

Sessions in which Dr. Tracy Bear Ph.D. participates

Friday February 15, 2019

9:00 AM
9:00 AM
12:30 PM
12:30 PM