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Karine Duhamel


Director of Indigenous Strategy


Dr. Karine Duhamel is an Anishinaabe-Métis historian. She was formerly adjunct professor at the University of Winnipeg and director of research for Jerch Law Corporation. More recently, Duhamel was director of research for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, drafting the final report and managing the forensic document review project and legacy archive. She is now an independent historian and consultant working on projects across the country to foster awareness of Indigenous histories and contemporary issues with a research focus on colonization, treaty federalism and the resilience of Indigenous people.


Vega, Angelika Zecha, Naeemah Abrahams , Karine Duhamel, Cristina Fabré , María Alejandra Otamendi , Alejandra Ríos-Cázares, Heidi Stöckl , Myrna Dawson , Saide Mobayed. 2023. “Data Sources and Challenges in Addressing Femicide and Feminicide.” In The Routledge International Handbook on Femicide and Feminicide. Routledge.,

Perry, Adele, and Karine Duhamel. 2021. “A Season of Historical Reckoning.” Winnipeg Free Press, July 12, 2021, sec. Analysis. https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/a-season-of-historical-reckoning-574813912.html.,

Duhamel, Karine. 2018. “Honoring the Eighth Generation: Indigenous Childhood and Indigenous Children at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.” The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 11 (3): 363–82.

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