Network Vision & Mission

Vision: Ethical academic Indigenous research that is community-driven and benefits Indigenous peoples, lands and communities.

Mission: To support and inspire Indigenous research at U of T by connecting people and communities with each other and academic, cultural and spiritual resources.

Leadership and Governance

The IRN is led by an Indigenous Research Circle, which includes the Advisory to the Provost on Indigenous Research, an Indigenous Special Projects Office, an Indigenous PDF, and Research Officer, and community and student research assistants. The IRC is governed by the WBIIH Elder’s Council and the division of the VPRI.