Building Relations: University of Waikato Delegation Event Schedule, Sept. 4-8, 2018!

In September, the Indigenous Women and Youth Resilience Project is hosting a delegation of Māori graduate students and faculty from Aotearoa’s University of Waikato for a whole week! In the spirit of building relations between our universities, faculty, and students, we’ve planned a series of events to share research and socialize. Registration information is below and if you have any questions, send us an email or call (780) 566-2862.

Tues, September 4, 2018 – Community Day in Maskwacis. Co-hosted by John Crier and Maskwacis Cultural College.

Wed, September 5, 2018 – Graduate Student Presentations: “For the People.” Dr. Tracy Bear’s Indigenous Women and Youth Resilience Project and the Faculty of Education’s Indigenous Peoples Education Program are hosting a day of graduate student presentations. The aim of this day is to create space for students and faculty from Waikato University and the UofA to present and discuss graduate research. Students may present their research, a concept, a chapter, or a proposed project, it’s up to them. The theme is “For the People” and asks how their research engages and/or impacts Indigenous peoples and communities. Although we highly encourage you to try this format, we will accept other forms of 7 minute presentations. Email by August 29th sign up to present!

PechaKucha (meaning chit chat in Japanese) is a short presentation style. If you’re interested in trying this format, check out these links!

When: Sept 5, 2018, 8:30am-3pm.
Where: 4-10 Lounge, Faculty of Education, UofA.
Breakfast and Lunch included!
Co-hosts: Faculty of Native Studies and The Faculty of Education
Click here to attend!

Thurs/Fri, Sept 6-7 – Symposium: Exploring the New R & R: The Resistance and Resilience of Indigenous Women. Click here to register!

Thurs Sept 6th – Symposium Reception and Keynote. Help us open this symposium with food, conversation, a keynote address from Linda Tuhiwai Smith, and a performance by Edmonton’s own Beaver Hills Burlesque! 5pm 4-10 Lounge, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Cash bar and appetizers!

Fri, September 7 – Panels. Speakers include Cutcha Risling Baldy, Lana Whiskeyjack, Kari Thomason, Heather Houle, Roxanne Tootoosis, Métis In Space, and more! 8:30am-5pm, 4-10 Lounge, Faculty of Education, UofA. Breakfast and lunch included!

Evening, Sept 7 – Tipi Confessions! Seasoned Sex Click here to buy tickets to this one of a kind show! Tipi Confessions™ is produced by three Indigenous women: University of Alberta professors Kim TallBear (Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate) and Tracy Bear (Nehiyaw’iskwew from Montreal Lake Cree Nation), and PhD student and social media expert, Kirsten Lindquist (Cree-Métis). We are an offshoot of the popular Austin, Texas show, Bedpost Confessions™, founded in 2010.


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