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Welcome to the Border Studies Group at Iniskim (Sacred Buffalo Stone), 
the University of Lethbridge, Treaty 7 territory in Southern Alberta.


We are Paul McKenzie-Jones, whose research focuses on transborder Indigenous activism in the 20th and 21st centuries;   

Sheila McManus, who has published extensively on the Canada-U.S. and U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 19th and 20th centuries; and

Julie Young, Canada Research Chair in Critical Border Studies, whose research focuses on how refugees, migrants, and advocates in communities around the Canada-US and Mexico-Guatemala borders interact with and challenge those borders.

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