Gerald Taiaiake Alfred is from Kahnawá:ke in the Mohawk Nation and is a Professor of Indigenous Governance and Political Science at the University of Victoria. He has a B.A. in History from Concordia University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Politics and Political Theory from Cornell University.
His research deals with problems facing the indigenous community.
Alfred, Taiaiake. “Colonialism and State Dependency.” Journal de la Santé Autochtone 5 (2009): 42-60
Alfred, Taiaiake, and Jeff Corntassel. “Being Indigenous: Resurgences Against Contemporary Colonialism.” Government and Opposition 40.4 (2005): 597-614
Alfred, Gerald R., Brock Pitawanakwat, and Jackie Price. The Meaning of Political Participation for Indigenous Youth. Canadian Policy Research Networks, 2007