PCOM 3024


BASc, BEd, MEd, PhD

Selected Publications


Hare, J., & Barman, J. (2006). Good intentions gone awry: Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.


Hare, J. (2007). Aboriginal Education Policy in Canada: Building capacity for change and control. In R. Joshee & L. Johnson (Eds.),Multicultural education policies in Canada and the United States (pp. 51-68). Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press/UBC Press.

Hare, J., & Barman, J. (2006). Good intentions gone awry: From protection to confinement at the Crosby Home in Port Simpson. In D. Nock & C. Haig Brown (Eds.), Good Intentions: EuroCanadians & Aboriginal Relations in Colonial Canada (pp. 179-198). Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Hare, J. (2005). ‘To know papers’: Aboriginal perspectives on literacy. In J. Anderson, M. Kendrick, T. Rogers, & S. Smythe (Eds.), Portraits of literacy across families, communities and schools: Tensions and intersections (pp. 243-263). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Hare, J. (2003). Aboriginal families and Aboriginal education: Coming full circle. In J. Barman & M. Gleason (Eds.), Children, teachers and schools in the history of British Columbia (2nd ed., pp. 411-430). Calgary, Alberta: Detselig Enterprises.

Hare, J., & Barman, J. (2000). Aboriginal education: Is there a way ahead? In D. Long & O. Dickason (Eds.), Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal issues (2nd ed., pp. 331-359). Toronto, ON: Harcourt Brace.

Journal articles

Hare, J., & Anderson, J. (2010). Transitions to Early Childhood for Indigenous Children and Families in Canada: Historical and Social Realities. Australian Journal of Early Childhood.

Marshall, S., Charles, G., Hare, J., & Ponzetti, J. (2005). Sheway's services for substance using pregnant and parenting women: Evaluating the outcomes for infants. Canadian Journal of Mental Health, 24(1), 19-34.

Hare, J. (2004). Is the bingo palace burning? Signs. Special Issue: Development Cultures, New Environments, New Realities, New Strategies, 29(2), 589-591.

Hare, J. (2004). They Beat the Drum for Me. Education Canada, 44(4), 17-20.


Hare, J. (2007). Strategies that Support Language and Literacy among Aboriginal Children and Families: Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Programming. First Nations & Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada.

Hare, J. (2007). Listening to the Words of Youth: Report of the First Nations Youth Mobility Project (Phase 1). Sponsoring organization withheld to ensure anonymity of First Nations community participation in research project.

Archibald, J., Hare, J., Pidgeon, M., & Vander Woerd, K. (2004). Housing: Understanding its wholistic relationship to Aboriginal post-secondary student success. Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Marshall, S., Grant, C., Hare, J., & Ponzetti, J. (2003). Evaluation of Sheway's Infant Services: Report to Vancouver Coastal Health and BC Ministry of Child and Family Development. University of British Columbia.




Hare, J. (2006). Aboriginal Education Policy in Canada: Bringing Capacity to the Forefront. Dialogue on Multicultural and Diversity Policies in Canada and the United States: Symbol or Substance, University of Buffalo, NY, USA.


Hare, J. (2008, November). The Role of Early Literacy in Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Settings. Presenter, BC Aboriginal Child Care Society Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2008, May). Accessing Early Literacy Resources On Reserves. Invited panel speaker, Word to Word: Literacy Work in Tribal Schools and Aboriginal Communities. Canadian Library Association National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2007, June). Aboriginal Family and Community Perspectives on Early Literacy. Human Early Learning Partnership Seminar Series: Research in Aboriginal Communities. Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2007, January). Emma Crosby on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia. Vancouver Public Library Book Talk, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2006, May). Developing Respectful Relationships in Aboriginal Research. Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, Faculty of Education, UBC,

Hare, J. (2005, November). Aboriginal Perspectives on Literacy. Kaw na ka tsh s (Unpacking Our Bundles) in Developing Cultural Awareness, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Hare, J. (2005, November). Researching from an Indigenous Perspective. Office of the Provincial Advisor for Aboriginal Infant Development Programs, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2004, November). The Way Ahead: Advancing Aboriginal Education into the Next Decade. Conversations About Schools and Schooling in

Hare, J. (2004, July). To Know Papers: Aboriginal Perspectives on Literacy (The First Generation). Funds of Knowledge, Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2003, July). Aboriginal Responses to Drawing the World. Drawing the World Panel, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

Conference Presentations


Hare, J. (2008, December). Before Children Get to the Door: Transitions to Early Learning for Aboriginal Children and Families. World Indigenous Peoples Conference in Education, Melbourne, Australia.

Mashon, D., Hare, J., & Isaac, K. (2008, December). Defining Quality Care in Indigenous Early Childhood Education in Canada: A Partnership Project. World Indigenous Peoples Conference in Education, Melbourne, Australia

Hare, J. (2006, December). Canadian Voices Panel: Strengthening our Families and Communities through Literacy. New Zealand Association of Research in Education, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Hare, J., & Pidgeon, M. (2006, December). Educational Experiences and Career Aspirations of First Nations Youth in Two Communities. New Zealand Association of Research in Education, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Hare, J. (2006, April). Beyond School: An Interactive Symposium for Educational Researchers Investigating Cultural Practices in Cultural Places. American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Hare, J. (2005, February). Strength and Resiliency of Aboriginal Families in Canada. Hawaiian Sociological Association, Hawaii, USA.

Hare, J. (2002, April). Aboriginal Literacy: Land, Family and the (Re) Making of Meaning. American Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA, USA.


Hare, J., & Anderson, J. (2008, April). Connecting Communities, Connecting Cultures: Transitions to Early Childhood for Aboriginal Children. Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Vancouver, BC.

Mashon, D., & Hare, J. (2008, April). Defining Quality Care in Aboriginal Early Childhood Settings. Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2007, October). Becoming Critical Consumers of Early Literacy Programs in Aboriginal ECD Settings. Keynote speaker, BC Aboriginal Head Start Conference, Richmond, BC.

Hare, J. (2006, November). Realizing Quality Care in Aboriginal Early Childhood. Plenary speaker, Quality Child Care: It’s in Our Hands Conference, Richmond, BC.

Hare, J., & Barman, J. (2006, October). Methodist Mission Education for Aboriginal and Chinese Girls in British Columbia. Canadian History Education Association, Ottawa, ON.

Hare, J. (2005, December) Transitions to Kindergarten for Aboriginal Children and Families. National Aboriginal Head Start Training Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Hare, J. (2005, April). A Case Study of Literacy in an Early Childhood Setting. American Educational Research Association, Montreal, QC.

Hare, J., & Pidgeon, M. (2004, November). Housing for Aboriginal Students. Plenary presentation, Bridges and Foundations CURA Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Hare, J. (2004, October). Increasing Capacity for Research and Evaluation in Aboriginal ECD. Plenary presentation, Connecting the Dots: Sharing and Learning for Urban Aboriginal Families, Vancouver, BC.

Charles, G., Hare, J., & Stokl, M. (2004, May). Sheway: Single Access Interprofessional Health Practices for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Substance Abuse Problems. Altogether Better Health: Progress in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2003, December). Literacy Programs for First Nations Early Childhood Education. Speaker, Unity for the Children: Aboriginal ECD Provincial Training Conference. Vancouver, BC.

Anderson, J., Morrison, F., & Hare, J. (2003, April). PALS – A Culturally Responsive Family Learning Program. First Nations Schools Association 7th Annual General Meeting and Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Hare, J. (2003, May). Aboriginal Families: Equity and Access to Health. Speaker, College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, The BCMA and The BC College of Family Physicians 12th Annual Ethics and Justice for All Conference, Richmond, BC.

Hare, J. (2002, October). Reading Historical Documents from a First Nations Perspective: Processes and Interpretations. World Indigenous Peoples Conference, Kamloops, BC.


Building Skills and Knowledge to Support Family Literacy in Aboriginal Head Start Programming through an Aboriginal Family and Community Literacy Curriculum (AFCLC) and Mixed-Mode Training

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada's Office of Literacy and Essential Skills.

Peer Tutoring for Aborginal Learners

UBC-HSS large grant. PI: M. Bournout-Trites. Co-investigators: J. Hare, J. Archibald.

Realizing Quality Care in Aboriginal ECD

Human Early Learning Partnership (UBC). Co-investigators Karen Issac, Danielle Mashon.

Transitions to Early Learning for Aboriginal Children and Families

Co-investigators Jan Hare and Jim Anderson.

A Longitudinal Study on Aboriginal Youth Mobility

UBC Hampton Grant.

Aboriginal Family and Community Perspectives on Early Literacy