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Julie Pelletier

Associate Professor

Julie Pelletier ©UWinnipeg
Contact Information


Indigenous Studies


  • Aboriginal Issues
  • Anthropology
  • First Nations
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Development
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Indigenous Politics
  • Race
  • Social Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • American Indian Casinos
  • American Indian cultures particularly Woodland/Great Lakes
  • American Indian Policy
  • Decolonized/Indigenized Education
  • Indigenous Identity
  • Indigenous Representation

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Dr. Julie Pelletier is a cultural anthropologist specializing in Indigenous peoples, primarily from the United States but also Canada and New Zealand.

Pelletier has published on topics of indigenizing the academy, indigenous representations in museums and other settings, casinos as economic development, and story as indigenous methodology. She grew up in northern Maine and is of French, Maliseet, and Mi'kmaq descent.

Media and Research Expert