Selected Publications


Davidson, S. F. (2021) Pedagogical response: Reflections on content, perspectives, and pedagogies in Indigenous education courses. (pp. 265-275). In J. MacDonald & J. Markides (Eds.), Brave work in Indigenous education. DIO Press.

Yee, N., & Davidson, S. F. (2021). Diversity as the norm: Teaching to and through superdiversity in post-secondary Indigenous education courses. In G. Li, J. Anderson, J. Hare, & M. McTavish (Eds.). Superdiversity and Teacher Education: Supporting Teachers in Working with Culturally, Linguistically, and Racially Diverse Students, Families, and Communities.(pp. 284-298). Routledge.

Davidson, S. F. (2020). The paper bag mask: On hiding, ceding, resisting, and claiming in the academy. In E. Lyle & S. Mahani (Eds.), Sister scholars: Untangling issues of identity as women in academe. (pp. 125-137). DIO Press.

Hare, J., & Davidson, S. F. (2019). Learning from Indigenous Knowledge in Education. In G. Starblanket & D. Long, (Eds.), Visions of the heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues, 5thEdition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Davidson, S. F. (2019). Storywork ethics: Using the Storywork framework to guide ethical practices in educational research. In J. Archibald, J. Morgan, & J. De Santolo (Eds.). Decolonizing research: Indigenous storywork as methodologyLondon: Zed Books.

Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (2018). Potlatch as Pedagogy: Learning through Ceremony. Portage and Main Press.

Davidson, S. F. (2018). Responding aesthetically: Using artistic expression and dialogical reflection to transform adversity. In E. Lyle (Ed.). The negotiated self: Employing reflexive inquiry to explore teacher identity .  Koninklijke Brill.

Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (2016). Make your mind strong: My father’s insights into academic successCanadian Journal of Education, 39(2), 1-21.


Davidson, S. F. (Forthcoming). Beyond being silenced. In C. M’Lot, & K. Ferguson (Eds.). Resurgence. Portage & Main Press.

Picture Books

Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (Forthcoming September 2022). Dancing with our ancestors [Sk’ad’a Stories Series]. Winnipeg, MB: Highwater Press.

Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (Forthcoming September 2022). Returning to the Yakoun River [Sk’ad’a Stories Series]. Winnipeg, MB: Highwater Press.

 Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (2021). Learning to carve argillite [Sk’ad’a Stories Series]. Winnipeg, MB: Highwater Press.

Davidson, S. F., & Davidson, R. (2021). Jigging for halibut [Sk’ad’a Stories Series]. Highwater Press.

Williams-Davidson, T. L., & Davidson, S. F. (2019). Magical beings of Haida Gwaii. Heritage House Publishing.


Davidson, S. F. (2015). Where waters meet: Merging the strengths of Aboriginal and mainstream educational practices to improve students’ experiences at school. English Practice, 57(1), 9-16.

Davidson, S. F. (May 2020). Evaluating Indigenous education resources for classroom use. Teacher [BC Teacher’s Federation Magazine].

Davidson, S. F. (2014). Prove them wrong: Why Aboriginal content matters. English Practice, 56(1), 7-9.

PhD Dissertation

Following the song of k’aad ‘aww (Dogfish Mother): Adolescent Perspectives on English 10 First Peoples, Writing, and Identity