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Conference: Rising Up

February 29, 2016 — 

The University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Student Association is hosting a two-day conference for all graduate students across all disciplines to present their knowledge and research on the colonial edifice.

What: Conference: Rising Up: A Graduate Student Conference on International Compact, Knowledge, and Research in Indigenous Graduate Studies
When: March 4-5, 2016
Where: Senate Chambers, Engineering Building (EITC 3, Room 262), University of Manitoba

This is a free event, open to all.

Conference Agenda

Friday, March 4
  • 8:00 AM – Opening Pipe Ceremony – Carl Stone – Circle Room, Migizii Agamik – The Bald Eagle Lodge
  • 9:30 AM – Welcoming Remarks by Leo Baskatawang, Rising Up Co-Chair & Dr. Peter Kulchyski, Department of Native Studies, Graduate Program Chair
    Keynote: Tasha Hubbard, Gemini-Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Saskatchewan: “The concept of compact within kinship systems”
  • 11:00 AM – Paper Presentation Session: Legal and Political Issues
  • 1:30 PM – Paper Presentation Session: Environment
  • 3:00 PM – Paper Presentation Session: Theory
  • 4:30 PM – Paper Presentation Session: Health
  • 5:30 PM – Reception – Migizii Agamik – The Bald Eagle Lodge
Saturday, March 5
  • 9:00 AM – Welcoming Remarks: Joe Dipple, Rising Up Co-Chair
    Honoured Guest: Dr. Emma LaRocque, Professor, Department of Native Studies, U. of Manitoba
  • 10:30 AM – Paper Presentation Session: Education
  • 11:30 AM – Paper Presentation Session: Education
  • 2:00 PM – Paper Presentation Session: Identity
  • 4:00 PM – Paper Presentation Session: Economy
  • 5:00 PM – Closing Pipe Ceremony – Carl Stone – Circle Room, Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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