We Are All Treaty People

Russell McAuley

Russell McAuley (He/She) is a Two Spirit Nêhiyaw-Métis from Cumberland House [Swampy] Cree Nation, Treaty 5 territory. He/She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology which led him/her to frontline work in mental health & addiction services as well as a Bachelor of Education from the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) which led him/her to teaching high school. Russell is currently a Master of Education candidate in educational foundations at the University of Saskatchewan where he/she focuses on anti-racist education as well as the Intercultural Education Coordinator for Saskatchewan Intercultural Association (SIA).

Along with sitting on various committees, involved with several community initiatives, Russell is also a facilitator with the Anti-Racist Network where he/she connects people from all walks of life to anti-racist, anti-oppressive and Indigenous education. Revitalizing and retaining Indigenous worldviews through decolonization, Indigenization, and reconciliation are enormous passions that provide healing for this storyteller.


The Indian Act: History of the Indian Act; Residential Schools, Pass System, etc.; Contemporary realities 

Intercultural Relations: Multicultural Competency Training 

Anti-Racist Education; White supremacy, Diversity & Inclusion as a Result of Equity, History & Contemporary Issues, Language & Research 

Anti-Oppressive Education; Gender & Sexual Diversity, Two Spirit Teachings, Workplace Discrepancies, Intercultural Communication, Social Location, Language & Research