Research assistant position for the SSHRC funded project, “Alternative visions: the politics of motherhood and family among Indigenous, immigrant, racialized and low-income activist women’s groups in Canada, 1960s-1980s,” with Margaret Little, Queen’s (PI) and Lynne Marks, UVic and Sarah Nickel, U of A (CIs).  This project explores women’s Indigenous, immigrant and welfare rights organizing from the late 1960s to the early 1990s in Canada.  We are currently seeking an RA in Montreal who is bilingual and with experience in oral history to conduct oral history interviews with welfare rights and immigrant activists in Montreal, or Quebec more generally.  We are particularly interested in interviewing women activists in the Haitian community, but are also interested in interviewing women who were active in other immigrant communities and or doing welfare rights work sometime between the 1960s and early 1990s.  Current graduate students in History or a related field, or those with an MA in History preferred.  Wage rate is $25/hour.  If you are interested, please contact Lynne Marks at, or Karissa Patton, project manager, at