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Sidey Deska-Gauthier

Research Associate, Political Science, University of Guelph

Sidey holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Guelph, in which she focussed on the implementation of modern treaties in the Yukon Territory. Sidey has 3 years experience working with First Nations in Yukon and is currently co-investigator on a project funded by SSHRC and the Modern Treaty Implementation Research Project, for which she and the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun (NND) are examining the implementation of economic development measures within the NND's final agreement. Additionally, Sidey is working as a Research Associate for the University of Regina and University of Guelph, assisting with a critical discourse analysis of the media and House of Commons framing of the Independent Assessment Process


  • –present
    Research Associate, University of Guelph


  • 2020 
    University of Guelph, MA, Political Science