Virtual Conference 2023 Ontario Ancestors, The Ontario Genealogical Society

Alison Norman

Session: Six Nations Women in the Early Twentieth Century: Using Genealogy to Better Understand a Community

Alison Norman is a historian, researcher and historical consultant. She is faculty in the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies at Trent University. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and her dissertation focused on Six Nations women’s work in the early 20th Century. She held a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at Trent University and researched the history of Indigenous teachers in Ontario. She also conducted research for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She is a founding member of the Mohawk Institute Research Group, and is co-editing a book on the history of the Mohawk Institute.