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John Steckley - Indigenous Studies Series Editor

About John

John Steckley is an experienced educator, writer, and editor. He holds a doctorate in education from the University of Toronto and taught at Humber College from 1983 to 2015. John also held teaching positions at Memorial University, Laurentian University, and Trent University.

John’s area of academic specialization is Indigenous Studies, particularly of the language, culture, and history of the Wendat (Huron) and Wyandot peoples, which is the subject of eight of his publications. In addition to writing over one hundred book chapters and articles, John has published nineteen books and has another three underway. He currently works as the Tribal Linguist for the Wyandotte of Oklahoma.

Call for book proposals

As Indigenous Studies Series Editor, John is seeking proposals for books that support teaching and address critical topics in Indigenous Studies in the twenty-first century. He welcomes ideas for books that concern issues including but not limited to Indigenous women, education, land and water protection and rights, and residential schools and housing.

Contact the series editor

If you have an idea for a book you would like to edit or write for this series, please contact John at

Books in this series

2016 strong helpers 2e cvr
  • August 2016
  • 9781551309422
  • $54.95 Print

Strong Helpers' Teachings, Second Edition

The Value of Indigenous Knowledges in the Helping Professions
Cyndy Baskin
Timely and accessible, Strong Helpers’ Teachings skillfully illustrates the importance of Indigenous knowle...
2016 recognition of being indigenous series cvr
  • April 2016
  • 9780889615793
  • $54.95 Print

A Recognition of Being, 2nd Edition

Reconstructing Native Womanhood
Kim Anderson
Over 15 years ago, Kim Anderson set out to explore how Indigenous womanhood had been constructed and recons...
2016 iskwewak 2e indigenous series cvr
  • February 2016
  • 9780889615762
  • $44.95 Print

Iskwewak Kah' Ki Yaw Ni Wahkomakanak, 2nd Edition

Neither Indian Princesses nor Easy Squaws
Janice Acoose
Now in its second edition, this groundbreaking work of literary and cultural criticism analyzes representat...
2016 determinants of indigenous peoples health indigenous series cvr
  • August 2015
  • 9781551307329
  • $59.95 Print

Determinants of Indigenous Peoples' Health in Canada

Beyond the Social
Margo Greenwood, Sarah de Leeuw, Nicole Marie Lindsay, Charlotte Reading
The health disparities affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada might well be understood as a national epidem...
2016 sivumut indigenous series cvr
  • March 2015
  • 9780889615250
  • $44.95 Print

Sivumut — Towards the Future Together

Inuit Women Educational Leaders in Nunavut and Nunavik
Fiona Walton, Darlene O'Leary
This unique collection features auto-ethnographical essays by nine Inuit women educators who were part of t...
2016 walking in the good way indigenous series cvr
  • January 2009
  • 9781551303512
  • $44.95 Print

Walking in the Good Way / Ioterihwakwaríhshion Tsi Íhse

Aboriginal Social Work Education
Ingrid Thompson Cooper, Gail Stacey Moore
Offering concrete direction for some and validation for others, this groundbreaking book provides a stimulu...