Tricia Logan

Tricia Logan is an Assistant Professor at the UBC School of Information. Tricia is a Métis scholar with more than 18 years of experience working with Indigenous communities in Canada. She is also the former head of Research and Engagement at the Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC, and has held roles at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and the Legacy of Hope Foundation. She has a Master of Arts in Native Studies from the University of Manitoba, and completed her PhD in History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her PhD is entitled Indian Residential Schools, Settler Colonialism and Their Narratives in Canadian History. Originally from Kakabeka Falls, Ontario, Tricia has worked with survivors of residential schools, completed research on the Métis experience in residential schools, and worked with Métis communities on a Michif language revitalization project.

Dr. Tricia Logan will be a visiting researcher at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre during the 2021-2022 academic year. During this time, she will undertake research work with Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, IRSHDC Academic Director and Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law.

No research information.

UBC IRSHDC-published paper (co-authored with Elizabeth Shaffer, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Aki-Kwe)

  • “Discussion paper: International human rights and legal considerations in relation to terminology and the discovery of undocumented burials at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.” (2021). Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre. [Link]


Peer-reviewed articles

  • Logan, Tricia. (2018) “Questions of Privacy and Confidentiality after Atrocity: Collecting and Retaining Records of the Residential School System in Canada” 12(1) Genocide Studies International.
  • MacDonald, David B. and Logan, Tricia (2016) “Guest Editors’ Introduction: Genocide Studies, Colonization, and Indigenous Peoples,” Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal: Vol. 10: Iss. 1: 2-4. [Link]
  • Tricia Logan (2015) Settler colonialism in Canada and the Métis, Journal of Genocide Research, 17:4, 433-452, DOI. [Link]


Book chapters

  • Logan, Tricia. (2014). “Memory, Erasure, and National Myth,” in Colonial Genocide in Indigenous North America. Edited by Hinton, A., Woolford, A. and Benvenuto, J. Duke University Press.
  • Logan, Tricia. (2014). “National memory and museums: Remembering settler-colonial genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada” in Remembering Genocide (1st ed). Eltringham, N., & Maclean, P. (Eds.). Routledge.

Current Courses

Winter 2021

LIBR564 Information Practice and Protocol in Support of Indigenous Initiatives Sections

Winter 2021

ARST585 Information Practice and Protocol in Support of Indigenous Initiatives Sections