Mission:

Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society (Indigenous STS) is an international research and teaching hub, housed at the University of Alberta, for the bourgeoning sub-field of Indigenous STS. Our mission is two-fold: 1) To build Indigenous scientific literacy by training graduate students, postdoctoral, and community fellows to grapple expertly with techno-scientific projects and topics that affect their territories, peoples, economies, and institutions; and 2) To produce research and public intellectual outputs with the goal to inform national, global, and Indigenous thought and policymaking related to science and technology. Indigenous STS is committed to building and supporting techno-scientific projects and ways of thinking that promote Indigenous self-determination.

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“Survival Horror and Other Colonial Fantasies: American Indians, Video Games, and Popular Genres”: A Conversation with Jodi Byrd

By | August 8th, 2012|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT|

Cross-posted from www.oaklakewriters.org, an organization of Oceti Sakowin writers in which I am a member, and on whose behalf I also blog. On the third day of the Oak Lake Writers Society [...]

No human subjects ethics protocols for playwrights and actors

By | March 14th, 2012|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT|

10/30/12 Update: A new Indian Country Today article highlights recent results of UC Berkeley Native graduate students' work to call the UC Berkeley Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Department (TDPS) to respond to and engage in dialogue [...]

Can UC administrator responses to Occupy Cal be explained by their STEM field backgrounds?

By | November 20th, 2011|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT|

Image: http://www.commondreams.org/further/2011/11/19. I blogged last week about my new research project with Native American bio-scientists who explicitly situate themselves within histories of marginization from the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) [...]