MIRI Researchers

Bonita Bohnet

2022 IndigiNerds Scholar
Educational Background

Bonita Bohnet was a visiting Native Studies student fro the University of Alberta.

Student Highlight

Faculty of Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in partnership with McMaster Indigenous Research Institute

Research

A Review of Indigenous Astronomy: Knowledge Resurgence, Reconciliation and Scientific Progress

Over the 8 weeks of research supervised by Dr. Robert Cockcroft, Bonita investigated and defined Indigenous Astronomy through conducting a literature analysis.

Bonita also conducted a broad overview highlighting important knowledge for the development of a Post Secondary Indigenous Astronomy course.

Click here to view Bonita’s poster.

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