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Media Invited to Attend Trent's First Indigenous Research Day

Indigenous research projects to be showcased from 2 - 9 p.m. today at Trent's Otonabee College

Monday, January 26, 2004, Peterborough

Trent 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 Tri-Council's Guidelines on Ethical Research.


For further information, please contact:

Dr. Lynne Davis, Director, Native Studies Ph.D. Program, 748-1011, ext. 1241
or via Brenda O'Toole, Academic Program Assistant, 748-1011, ext. 1443

Schedule of Events:

2:00 p.m. – Welcome
Shirley Williams
Chris Metcalfe and Lynne Davis

2:15 p.m. – Representations of Aboriginal People
Julia Harrison, "Representation of Native people in Canadian museums"
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 Indigenous Peoples
Paul Healy, "Ancient Animal Exploitation and Subsistence in Antigua, Lesser Antilles"
John Topic, Themes in the archaeology and ethnohistory of Peru and Ecuador

4:20 p.m. – Education
Nicole Bell, "Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Cultural Healing and Learning Program"
Sandi Warren, "The Hope of Three Metis Youth"

4:45 p.m. – Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal Relations
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 relations

5:15 p.m. – Law
Gillian Balfour, Aboriginal peoples and the law (particularly the criminal justice system)

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 native writing"
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 Teachings"
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

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