NATHALIE KERMOAL is a full professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. She holds a Ph.D in History from the University of Ottawa. She has published three books (the latest Living on the Land: Indigenous Women Understanding of Place is co-edited with Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez, Athabasca University Press, 2016) and numerous articles in academic journal and collective volumes. Her areas of research interests are Métis issues, Canadian Aboriginal constitutional issues, urban Indigenous history, and Indigenous Women’s Issues. In 2011-2012, she was Interim Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies. In 2013-2014, she was special advisor on Aboriginal academic programs with the Provost’s office. Since 2009, Professor Kermoal is the Associate-Dean Academic of the Faculty of Native Studies. Since January 2016, she is the director of the Rupertsland Center for Métis Research at the Faculty of Native Studies.