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Four Seasons Speaker's Series

September 2002 marked the beginning of the "Four Seasons Indigenous Speaker Series" for the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research. In typical years, the Centre has introduced four Indigenous speakers to the Athabasca University community.

2009 Speakers

  1. February 27 - Chief Ovide Mercredi
    Topic: The Numbered Treaties are about Relationships between Distinct Peoples, New Covenants, Indigenous Societal Survival, and Mother Earth
  2. September 23 - Christi Belcourt
    Topic: Exploring Identity, Land & Spirituality through Art

2009 schedule and posters...

2008 Speakers

There were no speakers in 2008 due to a reorganization of the centre and scheduling problems.

2007 Speakers

  1. July 4 - Dr. Frits Pannekoek
    Topic: Aboriginal, Western Canadian and Communications Research — Intersection in a Digital Environment
    View Poster (PDF - 689 KB)
  2. September 27 & 28 - Dr. Irene S. Vernon (Colorado State University)
    Topic: HIV/AIDS among Natives in the United States and Culturally Responsive Actions
    View AU Poster (PDF - 1 MB) | View ELC Poster (PDF - 1 MB)

2006 Speakers

View Poster

  1. April 7 - Dr. Denise Henning (U. of Regina)
    Topic: Indigenous Women as Leaders in Higher Education
    View Poster (PDF - 452 KB)
  2. July 6 - Kim Anderson (Re-scheduled) ELC
    Topic: Old Lady Raised: Reflections on Research and Aboriginal Women
  3. July 7 - Kim Anderson (Re-scheduled) Athabasca
  4. September 26 - Dr. Betty Bastien
    Topic: Indigenous Knowledge Production
  5. December 6 & 7 - Dr. Winona Wheeler

2006 schedule...

2005 Speakers

  1. June 22 - Dr. Maria Campbell
    Metis author and storyteller Listen to Streaming Audio
  2. September 21 - Tracy Fleck
    Saddle Lake First Nations In House Counsel
  3. November 25 - Harold Robinson (Metis Settlements General Council)

2005 schedule...

2004 Speakers

  1. March 23 - Dr. Roger Maaka
    Reclaiming Our Place in the Sun: The Adventure that is Indigeneity
    View Poster (PDF - 148KB) Listen to Streaming Audio
  2. June 21 - Elisapee Karetak
  3. September 23 - Marilyn Dumont
  4. November 19 - Gil Cardinal
    Topic: his movie ‘Chiefs: The Trial of Poundmaker’
    View Poster (PDF - 513 KB)

2003 Speakers

  1. March 28 - Tracey Lindberg
  2. June 20 - Harold Cardinal

Video Clips

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  1. Harold 1 8.7 MB
  2. Harold 2 18.9 MB
  3. Harold 3 13.0 MB
  4. Harold 4 2.6 MB
  5. Harold 5 10.9 MB
  6. Harold 6 13.5 MB
  7. Harold 7 1.6 MB
  8. Harold 8 1.5 MB
  9. Harold 9 7.3 MB
  10. Harold 10 17.8 MB
  11. Harold 11 7.5 MB
  1. September 11 - Drew Hayden Taylor
  2. December 12 - Jane Ash Poitras

2002 Speakers

  1. September 25 - Dr. Winona Wheeler's series opening presentation
    Topic: Shifting Paradigms: Indigenous Knowledge in the Academy
  2. December 11 - Dr. Maria Campbell and Greg Scofield
    Topic: Voice, Authenticity and Appropriation: Lessons from Experience

Updated October 12 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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