We Are All Treaty People

Russell McAuley

Russell McAuley identifies as a Nêhiyaw(Cree)-Métis Two Spirit storyteller from Cumberland House [Swampy] Cree Nation, Treaty 5 territory. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology which led to frontline work in mental health and addiction services as well as a Bachelor of Education from the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP), which led to teaching high school.

Most recently, she completed a Master of Education degree in educational foundations, started the cross-departmental PhD program at the University of Saskatchewan, and is currently a guest in the Coast Salish (Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh) territory. In Russell’s many roles, they aspire to connect all folx to anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and Indigenous education


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