Symposium Agenda

46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian
Walking with our Ancestors: Preserving Culture and Honoring Tradition
April 16-21, 2018

Symposium Agenda Overview

Symposium Agenda: Monday, April 16

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mark Williams
Film: The Old School House
Webb Aud

Symposium Agenda: Tuesday, April 17

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Film Series: Te Ata
Webb Aud

Symposium Agenda: Wed - Fri, April 16-18

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
All Day Registration
TV Lounge - 205
All Day Art Market

UC Ballroom
All Day Information Booths UC Ballroom
All Day Book Display
Barnes & Noble
UC 1st FL
All Day The Arrival Art Show featuring Troy Jackson Library 1st FL

Symposium Agenda: Wednesday, April 18

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Southeastern Indian Artists Association SIAA Print Action UC 1st FL
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hosted by NASA
Welcome, Opening Ceremony and Keynote
UC Ballroom
Keynote Speaker: Lee Francis IV Indigenerds Assemble! Native Americans in Popular Culture UC Ballroom
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Lee Francis IV Book Signing Bookstore 1st FL
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Cherokee and Indigenous Studies Faculty Book Signing Bookstore 1st Floor
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Dr. Farina King Film Screening and Discussion: More than a Word Webb Aud.
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Keynote Speaker: Daryl Baldwin keetweenci naanatawiteeheeyankwi?: Why do we research? - Role of Tribally Directed Research and Development in Language and Cultural Revitalization UC Ballroom
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Barbara Aston, Sallie Andrews, Patty Garrison, Catherine Tammaro, Linda Sioui Panel Discussion: Remembering, Reclaiming, and Reimagining Who We Are through the Revitalization of Ceremonies, Language, and Life Ways UC 222
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Dr. Darnella Davis Shaping Bowlin Family Identity, the Confluence of Policy, Opportunity, and Determination UC 223
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Dr. Tiffanie Hardbarger, Dr. Candessa Tehee, Students from the NSU "Cherokee Lifeways" course: Jimmi Barnwell, Larry Carney, Sara Hays
Panel Discussion: Cherokee Lifeways UC 224
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Dr. Carl Farinelli, Dr. Renee Cambiano The Journey from Self-Leadership to Other-Centered Leadership: From Theory to Practice with a Cultural-Historical Perspective UC 222
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Betty Frogg, Dr. Angelina Dayton Using Virtual Reality to Teach Cherokee UC 223
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Barbara Aston Creating Visionary Tribal Leaders for the Future UC 222
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Dr. Tiffanie Hardbarger and students from the NSU "Sustainable Communities" course: Jackie Bottoms, Jacob Chavez, Jeremee Collins, Milea Hedgepath, Jerica Scullawl-Gates, Wrighter Weavel, Skylar Vann Panel Discussion: Community & Cultural Sustainability UC 223
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Dr. Farina King Film Showing and Discussion: More than a Word BAAS 141 Broken Arrow Campus

Symposium Agenda: Thursday, April 19

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
9:30 am - 11:15 am
Hosted by Cherokee Promise Scholars
General Session and Keynote
UC Ballroom
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan Wildcat More Trails of Tears: Intergenerational Trauma in an Age of Climate Change UC Ballroom
11:15 am - 11:45 pm Dr. Dan Wildcat Book Signing with Dr. Dan Wildcat UC Bookstore 1st FL
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Brenda Bradford, Ashley Stoddard, Blain McClain The Instrumental Importance of Special Collections and Archives UC 223
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Penelope M. Kelsey, Dr. Ben Kracht, Kerri Clement, Dr. Farina King Horse and Buffalo People in Native America UC Ballroom
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Brian Barlow ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ in the Grocery UC 222
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Dr. Karen Patterson Free Hearing Screenings UC 226
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Dr. Farina King, History of Indian Education Class Panel Discussion: Mapping Histories of Indian Education UC 223
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Wilhelm Meya Mobile Apps for Maskoke Language Morgan 309
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Helen Clements, Diana Folsom Panel Discussion: Honoring the Gifts: How Librarians and Museums Can Co-Create and Collaborate with Native Partners UC 222
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Sequoyah Fellow Keynote Speaker: America Meredith Reconsidering Cherokee Art History UC Ballroom

Symposium Agenda: Friday, April 20

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Devon Isaacs, Dr. Melissa Tehee
Promoting Cultural Integrity through Education: Indigenous Faces and Spaces as Expressions of Sovereignty
UC 222
9:00 am - 9:50 am Corey Still Are Our Men Okay: A Look at the Current Trend of Indigenous Men in Higher Education UC 223
9:00 am - 9:50 am Zachary Nash Redeeming the Indian: Re-analyzing the Successes and Failures of Two North Texas Indian Reservations, 1854-1859 UC 224
10:00 am - 10:50 am Dr. Scott Langston, Chebon Kernell, Shara Francis-Herne, Albert Nungaray, Steve Denson Panel Discussion: Bringing Indigenous Peoples into Traditionally Non-Indigenous Spaces UC Ballroom
10:00 am - 10:50 am Sterling Cosper, Jason Salsman, Gary Fife Panel Discussion: Free Press in Indian Country: A Tribal Department's Perspective and Experience UC 222
10:00 am - 10:50 am Tiffany Smith, Corey Still Homegoing as a Practice for Retaining Indigenous Students UC 223
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Dream Warriors: Tall Paul, Mic Jordan, Frank Waln, Tanaya Winder AISES Day Luncheon: For tickets ($12) please visit the registration area Redbud Rm, 3rd FL
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Tanaya Winder Book Signing with Tanaya Winder UC Bookstore, 1st FL
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Jaquetta Shade, Dr. Kimberli Lee, Ezekiel Choffel Native Women Writing the Land: Teaching Indigenous Land-Based Knowledge in English Studies UC 222
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Dr. Melissa Lewis The Health Effects of the Remember the Removal Program UC 224
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Tiffany Smith, Corey Still Indigenous Storywork: Experience through Gaduwa Basket Making UC 223
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm NASA Traditional Stickball Game Beta Field
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dream Warriors: Tall Paul, Mic Jordan, Frank Waln, Tanaya Winder Special LIVE Performance: FREE to attend NSU Jazz Lab

Symposium Agenda: Saturday, April 21

Time Presenter Title of Presentation Location
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Kelly Anquoe Learning Traditional Dance Workshop UC Ballroom
3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Gourd Dance
NSU Powwow
UC Ballroom
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Dinner NSU Powwow
7:00 pm - midnight
Grand Entry/Intertribal
NSU Powwow
UC Ballroom