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Chronic Wasting Beads 2019

By |2020-01-16T23:38:46-07:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT, SING Canada, SING Canada 2019|

Cardinal-McTeague presents science and health communication of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) through a cultural lens. Here he uses Métis and Cree floral beadwork to depict the protein structure of normal and misfolded prions and the progression of the disease. On the right, coloured beads encode different amino acid alleles associated with incubation rates, which impact transmission properties of the disease.

I-STEAM Pathways 2020

By |2020-01-03T13:49:27-07:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT|

The Environmental Education Program for Indigenous Youth provides opportunities for the next generation of Indigenous youth to participate in experiential post-secondary environmental education within the Athabasca river basin and Wood Bufalo region. The goal of the program is to engage and encourage Indigenous youth to pursue an education in environmental sciences and land reclamation, [...]

Ep. 163: Australian government tries to deport Indigenous people as “aliens”

By |2019-05-30T13:29:30-06:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Media, MEDIA INDIGENA|

Support us This week: State of Alienation. It was a country that didn’t even exist 120 years ago. Yet, today, authorities in Australia are convinced they’re somehow justified in declaring certain Indigenous people to be illegal 'aliens,' individuals the state feels it has the right to kick off the continent despite [...]

Report of Indigenous STS Symposium 2018

By |2019-05-15T00:39:31-06:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TECHNOSCIENCE, & ENVIRONMENT|

Strategic Priorities of the "Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society: Toward Sovereign Bodies & Sustainable Relations" Symposium Edmonton, AB June 8 - 9 , 2018 How do we build the field of Indigenous STS? We must strive to be in good relations at all stages of research by creating healthy environments and enacting values of [...]

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