Jill Oakes


Department of Environment and Geography

Ph.D. University of Manitoba: Interdisciplinary, Human Ecology, Anthropology, Zoology, Education
M.Sc. University of Manitoba: Interdisciplinary, Human Ecology
Teaching Cert. University of Manitoba
B.H.Ecol. University of Manitoba

Research Interests

Dr. Oakes studies the relationships between people, belief systems, and the environment. She is also interested in the meaning and importance of traditional activities, and works to document the traditional knowledge of First Nations elders. 


“Human Perspectives on Climate Change” Guest Curators and Research, International Exhibition, Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada.
Voices from the Dorms
: oral histories from boys who attended a residential school on Vancouver Island
Let's Go Flying: a history of recreational aviation
Daily Life at Onion Lake, 1915-1925: a community profile of a Hudson's Bay Company family
Over fifteen books


464 Wallace Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2N2

(204) 474-7352