SOU's Native American Studies Program invites you to attend the 40th annual Oregon Indian Education Association conference April 20-21, 2017. For more than 40 years OIEA has collaborated with school districts, universities, and state officials to incorporate Indigenous knowledge into public education and to promote quality educational services to Native students and their families. This exciting two-day conference will include new and innovative scholarship and research, cultural programming, a community banquet, and provide an opportunity for attendees to connect with local cultural and artistic resources.

Radical Hope and Indigenous Futures:
Native Knowledge Transforming Oregon Indian Education 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:00 pm – Dinner at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
7:00 pm – Prologue discussion of plays
8:00 pm – Hannah and the Dread Gazebo OR UniSon

Thursday, April 20, 2017
8:00 am – Registration
8:30 am – Welcome & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – Session 1 (presentations run concurrently)
10:30 am – Session 2
12:00 pm – Luncheon with guest Tara Houska (Ojibwe), national campaign director for Honor the Earth
1:30 pm – Session 3
3:00 pm – Session 4
5:00 pm – Tara Houska Presentation
7:30 pm – Indigenous Futurisms Film Festival

Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00 am – Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – Session 1
10:30 am – Session 2
12:00 pm – Closing Lunch and Awards
1:00 pm – OIEA Board Meeting

For more information and to register, go to oiea2017.sou.edu

Learn More about campus event time and location details here.


by Brook Colley - Assistant Professor Native American Studies
April 11th, 2017

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