Rising Up

The University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Students Association (NSGSA) presents the second annual Rising Up conference!

Graduate students across all disciplines are invited to come together, rise up, and present their knowledge and research.

Rising Up showcases scholars conducting all forms of Indigenous research, attracting approximately 60 representatives from around the world.

This year the conference will take place between March 17-18, 2017 at the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Rising Up 2017 will focus on Indigenous Knowledge and Indigenous Research.

This is a free event, open to all.


News

Rising Up Program available for download here.

 


Conference Agenda 

Friday, March 17th, 2017

8:00         Opening Pipe Ceremony: Carl Stone, Cultural Teacher and Leader
                Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge)

8:30         Coffee and Registration. Hall off the atrium - Engineering Building (EITC 3)

9:00         Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Mary Anne Clarke: Is there a role for non-Indigenous people in Native/Indigenous studies in 2017?

Nickolas Kosmenko: Competitive sport and rural, Indigenous athletes: Influential factors to participation in Manitoba, with implications beyond our borders

Monika Kowatsch: Community engagement prior to basic science research improves research questions and assists in framing study outcomes

Darrien Morton and jenna liiciious: Is there a place for the non-human "other" in our research? Reflections of inscribing material-semiotic thinking into social movement research with an Indigenous youth collective

Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Marc H. Bohémier: Point of Contact: Indigenous Peoples, the Police, and the Land

Karine Martel: Métis or Mixed? Exposing the Racialization of the Métis and Section 91(24) in Daniels v. Canada

Monica Morales-Good: Indigenous Knowledge in the Courtroom: The Challenges of Speaking the Truth

Patricia Siniikwe Pajunen: This is an Act of Resistance

Robin Quantick: Elders, Indigenous Healing and the Correctional Service of Canada: A Story of Relational Dissonance, Sacred Donuts and Drive Thru Expectations

10:45       Coffee Break. Hall off the atrium - Engineering Building

11:00       Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Welcoming Remarks: Belinda Nicholson

Keynote Speaker: Isaac Murdoch

12:00        Lunch. Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge)

1:00          Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Warren Bernauer: Extractive Industries, Land Use Planning, and the Production of Hegemony in Nunavut

Victoria A. Bikowski: Facilitating Extraction via Consultation: the Case of the Alberta Oil Sands and New Brunswick's Shale Gas Deposits

Aleah Fontaine:
The Right to Water: Emphasizing Suffering to Increase Support

Victoria Grima: Hydro-electrical Generation Project for Northern Manitoba: Understanding its evolution

Reneé Le Roux: Social Justice in Water Governance for Rural Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Jason Bone: Naawe Naangweyaabewag: People Entrusted to Keep the Circle Together

Monica Cyr and Dr. Natalie Riediger: The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Program in Global and Indigenous Health: Experiential learning and expanding international networks

Ashley Edson: Developing the Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net): Defining and Consolidating Developmental Networks in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health Research in Manitoba

Carly Welham: Indigenous Food Sovereignty is a Public Health Priority

Pearl Yellow Old Woman: A Voice of Our Own: Indigenous Parenting of Children with Disabilities

2:45         Coffee break. Hall off the atrium - Engineering Building

3:15         Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Juliana Coughlin:
When there is no house to call home, no safe space to rest. Understanding the structural violence against Indigenous women in Canada and what action is needed

Laura Forsythe: Undermining Self-determination: Education and Self Government

Belinda Nicholson: Canadian News Stories on Indigenous Topics and White Fragility: Why is the Online Comment Section So Volatile and Divisive?

Irwin Oostindie: Public celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday on Coast Salish Territory promote settler cultural denial, distort history, and maintain the fog of colonialism

Richard Stecenko: AYO! (Aboriginal Youth Opportunities): Love is Never Enough

Room E3 - 270 (EITC 3)

Josephine Bamanya: How effective is Indigenous Technical Knowledge and Practices to the Changing Argriculture Practices amidst Climate Change in Rural Communities? A Case Study of Nakisunga Sub county, Uganda

Julie Morris. Kāshā: Using language nests to promote the intergenerational transmission of Tāltān

Saymore Ndou: Indigenous knowledge on socio-economic importance, cultural significance and management practices of Nguni cattle

Harlan Pruden: Two-Spirit Embodied: (Re)membering and (Re)claiming

Jennifer Markides: Indigenous Research Methodologies and Vulnerable Populations

 5:30         Dinner. Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

9:00         Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Rashid Jahan: Understanding Pashtunwali through The Kite Runner

JuSung (Jason) Kim: K/Han Philosophy as Life-centred Thoughts and Practice

Michelle Lietz: Embodying Indigenous Literature

Paul Murphy: The Relevancy of Basil H. Johnston: A Holistic Approach

Kara Passey: Arts Based Research as Knowledge Gathering

Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Nathalie Bartmes: Indigenizing Experiential Learning through Transformative Third Space: A Case Study of the University of Winnipeg

April Chabot: Custodians of the Past: Archaeology and Indigenous Best Practices in Canada

Marion Kiprop: When the legalities of ethics in research undermine participant social cosmologies

Timothy Maton: How Imperial Imagery Demonizes Aboriginal People's Spirituality

Cassandra Szabo: Surveying Undergraduate Students' Perceptions on the Indigenous Course Requirement

10:45       Coffee Break. Hall off the atrium - Engineering Building

11:00       Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Introduction: Laura Forsythe

Guest Speaker: Dr. Fred Shore

12:00        Lunch. Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge)

1:00          Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Melanie Belmore and Melanie Braith: Dual Perspectives on Virtual Learning: Potentials and Limits of Acquiring Indigenous Knowledge through Video Games

Hanoor Bhangu: The Touring Fountain of Resistance

Crystal Flamand:
Youth Empowerment through Culture and Identity: Soul of the powwow

Naithan Legace: Active Processing and Digital Environments for Indigenous Men
 
Lisa Young. Pimatisiwin:
Misko-ziibiing: Case Study of Bloodvein River First Nation in Manitoba

Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Charlotte Bezamat-Mantes: First Nations Urban Reserves in Treaty One Territory: Determinants of Success

Miriam Martens: Tourism and the appropriation of Indigenous culture in the Canadian West

Charlene Moore: Moccasin Making for Community Economic Development in York Factory First Nation

J. Arno Sharpe: Indigenous Knowledge within enterprise and economic development

Dené Sinclair. Beendigaygeezhigoquay: Indigenizing Tourism: A solution with Problems

2:45         Coffee break. Hall off the atrium - Engineering Building

3:15         Note: there are sessions taking place in both the Senate Chambers - Room 262 (EITC 3) and Room E3-270 (EITC 3)

Senate Chamber (EITC 3)

Wanda Phillips-Beck. Wabiska Waabigwan Kizheb Zaagibaggan:
Rising up to the Challenge: Engagine a Grandmothers' Advisory Council and exploring an Indigenous framework in a doctoral program in Community Health Sciences

Miriam Perry: Exploratory Study on Indigenous Voices for Indigenous Well-being in Northern Manitoba

Amit Sharma: The healing of two worlds

Stephanie Sinclair: 'Looking Back Moving Forward': A Model of Mental Wellness for Manitoba First Nations

Room E3 - 270 (EITC 3)

Catherine Draper: Educational Foundations Administration and Psychology

Waylon Lenk: Indigenous Cartography to Establish Deeper Connections between Space and the Native Theatre

Jacob H. Novosad: South Dakota Education: An Examination of Social Studies Curriculum and the Representation of American Indians in South Dakota Public Schools, 1970-2000

Eduardo Vergolino: Schooling Process and Indigenous Schools: the case of Northeast Brazil


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