Dr. Kathryn Labelle

Associate Professor, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan

Aboriginal History, Wendat/Wyandot/Huron communities of North America, Settler Colonialism, Indigenous Identity



Dr. Kathryn Labelle is an Associate Professor of Aboriginal history at the University of Saskatchewan and an adopted member of the Wyandot Nation of Kansas. Her research centres on the Wendat/Wyandot/Huron communities of North America with particular interest in settler colonialism, Indigenous identity, and the experiences of women from the seventeenth century to the present. In addition to publishing articles on Wendat child-rearing, witchcraft, warfare, and leadership, Labelle is the author of the award-winning book Dispersed, But Not Destroyed: A History of the Seventeenth Century Wendat People (UBC Press, 2013). Her current research is a collaborative project with the Wendat Longhouse Women entitled Daughters of Aataentsic, exploring the lives of seven Wendat women from the 17th-21st centuries.


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  • Aboriginal History
  • Wendat Community
  • Huron Community
  • Settler Colonialism
  • Indigenous Identity