The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

SSHRC 2015 Partnership Development Grant

Year Awarded:

2016 - 2017

Awarding Body:



  • Heidi Bohaker


UTSG Associate Professor Heidi Bohaker has been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Development grant worth $192,454 over two years, for Growing GRASAC: mobilizing Great Lakes indigenous heritage for the 21st century, with five co-applicants, including the Faculty of Information’s Cara Krmpotich, seventeen collaborators and three institutional partners: the Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario, Carleton University and Cornell University. The project aims to foster new collaborative research methodologies and projects between University-based based researchers and Great Lakes First Nations/Tribal Council Heritage and Cultural Centres to promote knowledge transfer that will elicit better and richer understandings of Great Lakes Indigenous histories and responses to colonialism.