Scholarship Recipients

Mentee Scholarship

Doris Wesaquate (PhD Student)
College of Kinesiology

Supervisor: Dr. Heather Foulds

Doris Wesaquate is a lifelong learner who appreciates Indigenous studies and research of the same.  She has been a scholar since the mid-80s. She has raised a family of four (as a single parent most often) and is now a grandmother to 15. Doris studied at the University of Regina campus, attending first at the Saskatchewan Indian Federation College (SIFC), now known as the First Nations University of Canada. Doris achieved the B.A. in Indian Studies, the B.Ed after-degree in elementary Indian education, and followed with the Indian Communication Arts certificate.  In 2016, Doris transferred to the University of Saskatchewan to attain a M.Ed in Adult Educational Foundations. She is currently qualifying for the Ph.D in Kinesiology with a focus on Indigenous women’s health.