Western Research Centre

The UAKN Western Research Centre (RRC) is based out of the University of Northern British Columbia led by co-directors Dr. Ross Hoffman, First Nations Studies and Dr. Paul Bowles, Economics and International Studies. The Western RRC Executive committee is comprised of representatives from Prince George Native Friendship Centre, Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association, the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development, the BC Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation and Dr. Yale Belanger from the University of Lethbridge. There are currently over fifteen RRC projects and counting funded in the Western Region.

Co-Directors

Dr. Ross Hoffman
University of Northern British Columbia, First Nations Studies
3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9
Phone #:  250-960-5242
Email: Ross.Hoffman@unbc.ca

Dr. Paul Bowles
University of Northern British Columbia, Economics and International Studies
3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9
Phone #:  250-960-6648
Email: paul@unbc.ca

Executive Members

Barb Ward-Burkitt
Prince George Native Friendship Centre

TBD
Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association

Robert Watts
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

Rob Parenteau
BC Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

Yale Belanger
University of Lethbridge

Pamela Ouart-McNabb
Director of Research and Special Projects, National Association of Friendship Centres | ex officio