faculty members and graduate students engaged in Indigenous research
will make 10-minute presentations on their projects from 2 - 9 p.m.
today as part of the University's first annual Indigenous Research Day,
to take place in Otonabee College's Private Dining Room.
Presentations will focus on the topics: Representations of Aboriginal
People, Environment, International Indigenous Peoples, Education, Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal
Relations, Law, Language, Arts and History.
Dinner is to take
place at 5:30 p.m., when Marlene Brant Castellano, Professor Emeritus,
will speak about the Review of Section 6 (Aboriginal Peoples) of the
Guidelines on Ethical Research.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Lynne Davis, Director, Native Studies Ph.D. Program, 748-1011, ext.
or via Brenda O'Toole, Academic Program Assistant, 748-1011, ext.
Schedule of Events:
2:00 p.m. – Welcome
Chris Metcalfe and Lynne Davis
2:15 p.m. – Representations
of Aboriginal People
Julia Harrison, "Representation of Native people in Canadian
David Newhouse, "From the Tribal to the Modern"
Lynn Gehl, "Soul loss in contemporary Aboriginal circles due
to essentialized discourses of identity"
Joan Sangster, "Representations of First Nations and Inuit Women
in the Post World War II Period"
3:00 p.m. – Environment
Dan Longboat, "Language, Culture and Education"
Gord Balch and Chris Metcalfe, "Nunavut Wildlife Health Assessment
Project and the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit survey"
Lynne Davis, "First Nations Alliances with Environmental and
Social Movement organizations"
John Wadland, "Environmental and Cultural History"
3:45 - 4:00 p.m. – BREAK
4:00 p.m. – International
Paul Healy, "Ancient Animal Exploitation and Subsistence in
Antigua, Lesser Antilles"
John Topic, Themes in the archaeology and ethnohistory of Peru and
4:20 p.m. – Education
Nicole Bell, "Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Cultural Healing and Learning
Sandi Warren, "The Hope of Three Metis Youth"
4:45 p.m. – Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal
Zana Ionica, "The importance of dialogue among non-majority
groups, specifically new Immigrant groups and Aboriginal peoples"
Mark Dockstator, Research in Aboriginal communities
Kevin Fitzmaurice, A post-modern analysis of Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal
5:15 p.m. – Law
Gillian Balfour, Aboriginal peoples and the law (particularly the criminal
5:30 p.m. – DINNER
Marlene Brant Castellano will speak about the Review of Section 6 (Aboriginal
Peoples) of the Tri-Council's Guidelines on Ethical Research.
7 p.m. – Language
Shirley Williams, "Zhooshkwaadekamogad - Rip Roaring Hockey" CD-ROM
Bonnie-Jane Maracle, Language Revitalization
7:20 p.m. – Arts
Michele Lacombe, "Cultural portraiture or critical work: reading
Kelly Harrison, "Re-Presenting the Indigenous Image: Television,
Representation, and the Aboriginal Peoples' Television Network"
Gordon Johnston, Narrative traditions
Joe Sheridan, "Oral Narratives and Mapping"
8:15 p.m. – History
Ross Hoffman, "Rekindling the Fire: The Impact of Raymond Harris's
Dale Standen, "Influence of Aboriginal bark canoes on the French
building of small boats in New France"
Paula Sherman, "Jesuit Discourse and Native Peoples"
John Milloy, Child Welfare and Colonization