Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

Evan J. Habkirk

Evan Habkirk

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Research Areas

First Nations history, Canadian military history, Imperial history, First World War.


Evan J. Habkirk is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Western Ontario in the History Department, and the Senior Graduate Research Assistant coordinating transcribers for the project. His current research interests include the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory's role in the War of 1812, the Rebellion of 1837-38, the Fenian Raids, and the First World War, the practice of First Nations traditional culture in the face of colonialism, cross-cultural exchanges between First Nations and colonial powers, Canada's residential school policy, and pre-First World War militarism found in First Nations communities in Canada.