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Visiting Speaker – Dr. Timothy Neale

By | 2017-11-16T22:45:30+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT, Kim TallBear|

Visiting Speaker     Dr. Timothy Neale, Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University Wednesday, August 16th 12:00 pm to 1:00 p.m.   Room 3-36 HMTory Firestick experiments: understanding new collaborations between Aboriginal peoples and wildfire management agencies in southeast Australia   Abstract:  In this paper, I seek to give an account [...]

Ep. 75: Child welfare’s links to homelessness; BC overdose data; What is “authentic” Indigenous art?

By | 2017-10-01T22:09:25+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

This week’s Indigenous roundtable: a new study seems to solidify the link between homelessness and contact with the child welfare system; new data reveals a disproportionate number of Indigenous deaths due to overdose in British Columbia; and, with the big Santa Fe Indian Art market around the corner, we discuss its approach to the perennial debate over “authentic” Indigenous art. Joining us are Lakota activist and communications professional Taté Walker and Kim TallBear, associate professor of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. // Our theme is ‘nesting’ by birocratic.

MEDIA INDIGENA : Weekly Indigenous current affairs program

By | 2017-11-16T22:45:46+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT, Kim TallBear|

Support us Description A weekly roundtable about Indigenous issues and events in Canada and beyond. Hosted by Rick Harp. The Host: Rick Harp Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a city located both at the heart of the continent and smack dab in the middle of nowhere, Rick Harp is a citizen of [...]

When ‘Where Are You From?’ Takes You Someplace Unexpected

By | 2017-10-01T22:09:25+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media|

Imagine finding out one day that many of the stories that you told about yourself weren't really true. The way you understood your family history, the way you explained your personality ("I'm Italian, of course I talk loud!"), the way you talked about your hair — what if all of it was just, well, [...]

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