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WGST 300: Missing Indigenous Women: A Global Perspective (Winter 2024): MLA Citation

MLA Style

The standard citation style for the humanities, including English literature, is MLA.  The 9th edition of The MLA Handbook was published in 2021.

Citing Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers

Unlike most other personal communications, Elders and Knowledge Keepers should be cited in-text and in the Works Cited list.

**Remember: if you would like to approach an Elder or Knowledge Keeper for teachings, there may be protocol you need to follow to ask for that knowledge.  If you are unsure of what their protocol is, ask Dr. Anderson.

The citation format for the Works Cited list follows this format:

Last name, First name., Nation/Community. Treaty Territory if applicable.  City/Community they live in if applicable.  Topic/subject of communication if applicable.  Date  Month Year.

Works Cited List Example (remember to use hanging indentation, which is not indicated here):

Standingready, Lorna., Peepeekisis First Nation.  Treaty Four.  Lives in Regina, SK.   Oral teaching: Seven Grandfather Teachings: Humility.  30 January 2024.

In-text Citation Example:

(Standingready)