Active Research Interests:
Ethnography of Ktaqamkukeweq (Newfoundland Mi'kmaq) West Coast populations.
Ethnohistory of Ktaqamkukeweq (Newfoundland Mi'kmaq) West Coast populations.
Oral history, personal narratives of Newfoundland Mi'kmaq, issues of personal and social identity.
Emerging Research Interests:
Comprehensive study of Ktaqamkukeweq history, culture and heritage.
Comprehensive study of Ktaqamkukeweq personal and social identity.
Past Research Interests:
Personal and social identity of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq.
Traditional religion, beliefs and ritual expression; Mi'kmaw Catholicism.
Ethnography/ethnohistory of Nova Scotia Mi'Kmaq.
Rural Communities, Heritage Studies. Social and Personal Identity, Local Knowledge, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Rural Development, Cultural Tourism, Island Studies, Indigenous Peoples (Mi’kmaq).