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Hana Dawe

Current – MA Media Studies, Concordia University

2021 – BA Honours Communication and Media Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University

Hana is an MA Media Studies student in Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies in Tiohtia:ke/Montreal. She completed her interdisciplinary undergraduate degree at Carleton University in Communication and Media Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies where she wrote her honours thesis entitled Decolonizing Representations: The Kanehsatà:ke Resistance, Mainstream Canadian News Media, and Indigenous Art. As well, she presented her honours thesis at the Carleton Communication Graduate Caucus’ Transitioning conference in 2021. Hana’s research interests centre environmental communications, Indigenous land-based resistance movements, and Indigenous art as postcolonial discourse. Hana’s master’s research is supported by SSHRC’s Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Concordia University’s Special Entrance Scholarship. She is currently working as a research assistant for Dr. Yasmin Jiwani on her project entitled Virtual Graveyards & Cyber-Memorials: Charting the Media-Scape of Death Related Technologies. 

News Articles:


Dawe, M. (2021, January 15). Same Storm, Different Boats: COVID-19 and Indigenous Communities. ALiGN: Alternative Global Network Media.


Dawe, M. (2020, October 4). The Not-So-Intersectional Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ALiGN: Alternative Global Network Media.