Dan Shaule is a researcher and document manager at OKT. He is registered with the Garden River Ojibway Nation, though currently resides on Georgina Island First Nation. Dan oversees document and database management for large-scale litigation cases, involving Aboriginal and treaty rights and land claims, at OKT.
Dan received a Masters in Canadian and Indigenous Studies from Trent University. His research focused on Ontario Treaties in the larger British colonial context. Dan is a member of the Canadian Historical Association and the American Society for Ethnohistory.
Dan researched and contributed to the (2013) First Nation, Métis and Inuit: Tracing our Historical Footprints educational resource. Dan also contributed to the Treaties With American Indians: An Encyclopedia Of Rights, Conflicts, And Sovereignty, December 2007. He has a chapter forthcoming in, Engaging Indigenous Communities with a focus on Environment and Land.
Dan is also a sessional lecturer at Laurentian University (Barrie) in First Nation History (2007-present). He lectures for the History Department, First Nations in Canada: Historical Perspective; Political Science Department, Canadian Law, Politics and Aboriginal Peoples; and Anthropology Department, Ethnology of North American Native Peoples.