Prairie Research Centre

The Prairie Regional Research Centre (RRC) is based out of the University of Saskatchewan led by Director Dr. Ryan Walker, Department of Geography and Planning and Associate Director Dr. Jaime Cidro University of Winnipeg, Department of Anthropology. The Prairie RRC executive committee is comprised of representatives from Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan, Manitoba Association of Friendship Centres, Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat in the Province of Manitoba, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Saskatchewan Region and Dr. Bettina Schneider First Nations University of Canada. There are currently over twenty research projects and counting funded in the Prairie Region.

Director

Dr. Ryan Walker MCIP
University of Saskatchewan, Department of Geography and Planning
117 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK  S7N 5C8
Phone #: 306-966-5664
Email: ryan.walker@usask.ca

Associate Director

Dr. Jaime Cidro
University of Winnipeg, Department of Anthropology
599 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB  R3B 2E9
Phone #: 204-789-1417
Email: j.cidro@uwinnipeg.ca

Executive Members

Susha Weflen, Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan

Coreen Roulette, Manitoba Association of Friendship Centres

Scott DeJaegher, Indigenous Affairs Secretariat, Province of Manitoba

Corinne McKay, Education Program Analyst, Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Bettina Schneider, First Nations University of Canada