Paul L. Gareau is a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies with a specialisation in Canadian Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His main doctoral research has been to investigate, through fieldwork, the rise and significance of Catholic evangelisation culture in Canada, and its connection and impact on youth. His research interests also involve religious conservatism and gender, the discursive impact of historiography on identity, and investigating the place and particular manifestation of religion in the Métis-Metis aboriginal community, both in the historical and contemporary context.