2012 Phyllis Cunningham Award for Social Justice for paper explaining participatory research with the Prairie School for Union Women. Award presented at 53rd Annual Adult Education Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY (June).

2007 Patricia Dwyer Memorial Award ($700) for PhD research linking community work and gender equality.

2005 UBC Doctoral Tuition Award 4 years ($12000);

2005 Dept. of Educational Studies, UBC Department Award ($4000);

1998 Finalist for Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History;

1995 Manitoba Human Rights Commission and Dept. of Education Outstanding work and dedication in the Canadian diversity and elimination of discrimination;

1993 Canada 125 Commemorative Medal in recognition of contributions to community;

1993-94 CIDA Professional Award to work with Mapuche women in Chile for 6 months ($13,000).