Janice Forsyth

National Roundtable


Protesting Land Claims
and Environmental Destruction
1988 Olympic Games


Opening Ceremonies
2010 Olympic Games

Technical Reports

  • Forsyth, J. (2017, January). What Does Reconciliation Mean for Aboriginal Sport Development in Canada? Discussion paper prepared for the Aboriginal Sport Circle, Sport Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and Health Canada. The meeting took place January 29 in Gatineau, PQ.
  • Forsyth, J. & Paraschak, V. (2008). Final Report – Moving Forward: A National Roundtable on Aboriginal Women in Sport. Report prepared for the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Ottawa, ON: CAAWS. PDF-file English, PDF-File French.
  • Forsyth, J. (2007). Evaluation of the Canada-Manitoba Sport Development Partnership, 2003-2006. Winnipeg, MB: Sport Manitoba. PDF-File
  • Forsyth, J. & Paraschak, V. (2006). Aboriginal Sport Research Symposium: Final Report and Proceedings. Ottawa, ON: Sport Canada. PDF-File.
  • Paraschak, V. & Forsyth, J. (Eds.). (2003). 2002 North American Indigenous Games Research Symposium Proceedings. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba. PDF-File.
  • Paraschak, V., Forsyth, J. & Giles, A. (2005). Aboriginal Sport and Recreation: Ready to Learn and Lend. Final report of the workshop hosted at the Canadian National Parks and Recreation Conference and Trade Show, Edmonton, AB, October 12, 2005. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Parks and Recreation Association. PDF-File

Writing for Media

  • Forsyth, J. (2016, May). “The Olympics’ Exploitation of Indigenous People Has to Stop.” Blog, Huffington Post, May 12, 2016. Online article.
  • Forsyth, J. (2016, April). “’Dsquaw’ Indicative of Industry That Turn Prejudice Into Profit.” Blog, Huffington Post, April 11. Online article.
  • Forsyth, J. (2016, April). “Team Canada’s Olympic Outfits Are a Problem.” Blog, Huffington Post, April 1. Online article.
  • Forsyth, J. (2015, February). “Aboriginal Athletes: Competing for Recognition.” Heritage Matters, 13(1), pp. 9-11. Online article.
  • The Guardian, “2012 Olympics: London, Check Vancouver,” by Jules Boykoff & Janice Forsyth, January 2012. Online article.


  • Toronto Star, “Restoring the legacy of Tom Longboat,” interview with Kelly Bouchard, June 2017.
  • SportsNet, “The powerful legacy of Canadian running legend Tom Longboat,” interview with Dan Robson, June 2017.
  • CBC Radio, Up to Speed (Winnipeg), re: HBC and Dsquared, live interview with Tiar Wilson, February 2016.
  • Globe and Mail, “A gold-medal performance in bad judgment,” interview with Denise Balkissoon, February 2016.
  • CBC Radio North (NWT), re: Dsquared designing Canada’s outfits for HBC, interview with Marc Winkler, February 2016.
  • CBC Radio, Voyage North (Thunder Bay), re: challenges that Aboriginal athletes face in sport and Carey Price, interview with Cathy Alex, February 2014.
  • The Hockey News, “Visible presence in pros helps develop First Nations hockey,” interview with Josh Elliot, February 2014.
  • Aboriginal People’s Television Network, re: Aboriginal hockey players on Team Canada, February 2014.
  • The Guardian, “London 2012 Olympics: How should universities contribute to the legacy?”, online chat, May 2012.
  • Cultural Survival: Partnering with Indigenous People to Defend their Lands, Languages, and Cultures, “Supporting Aboriginal athletes,” focus interview by Miranda Vitello for issue 34-1, Spring 2010.
  • USA Today, “Olympics spread word of inclusion for First Nation youth,” interview with Eric Brady, February 2010.
  • The Current, CBC Radio, with Anna Maria Tremonti, re: hurdles to sports participation, February 2010.
  • The Beaver, Canada’s History Magazine, “Tom Longboat’s legacy: Canada’s Aboriginal athletes have a rich, if largely unknown history,” focus interview by Christopher Moore, December 2009 - January 2010.
  • The Canadian Press, “Morris dreams 2010 is a new start for Aboriginals,” interview with Dirk Meissner, December 2009.
  • ReVision Quest, CBC News, “Racism and the Olympics,” interview with Darrell Dennis, August 2009.
  • Aboriginal People’s Television Network, Tears & Triumphs, expert consultant for “Builders of Sport,” April 2007.


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