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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
Please join us at the University of Alberta for a 2-day symposium addressing questions related to Indigenous peoples, techno-science, colonialism, and the environment. June 8-9, 2018, Enterprise Square, Edmonton, AB, Canada Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society: Toward Sovereign Bodies & Sustainable Relations will explore productive spaces to do science and develop technology in ways that undo colonial [...]