The Modern Treaty Implementation Research Project has five theme areas, which were identified by the LCAC and its members. Each theme is co-led by an academic and an LCAC member representative. Theme co-leads select and support research projects in their areas.
Principal Investigator, Dr. Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox, is affiliated with Carleton University and hosted within the Tłı̨chǫ Government in Yellowknife, NT. She is responsible for the overall intellectual and administrative direction of the project, including knowledge translation and mobilization initiatives to support a cross-cutting understanding of modern treaty implementation.
- Indigenous Relationships to Land (Dr. John B. Zoe, Tłı̨chǫ Government and Dr. Hayden King, Ryerson University)
- Intergovernmental Relations and Multilevel Governance (Dr. Adam Perry and Bobby Clark, Nisga’a Lisims Government and Dr. Martin Papillon, Université de Montréal)
- Treaty Financing and Fiscal Relationships (Matt Mehaffey, Carcross/Tagish First Nation and Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University)
- Implementation Evaluation and Socio-Economic Impacts (Alastair Campbell, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and Dr. Thierry Rodon, Université Laval)
- Indigenous and Settler Legal Systems (Dr. Janna Promislow, Thompson Rivers University)