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Teaching Global Indigenous Issues through Film: a focus on the Sami people of Finland and the people of Turtle Island

Date: 08/26/2013 - 08/27/2013

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Leech Lake Room, Northern Lights Conference Center, Walker, MN

Cost: $50 - includes all materials, parking, and lunches

Description:

Teaching Global Indigenous Issues through Film: a focus on the Sami people of Finland and the people of Turtle Island

Dates: August 26-27, 2013, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Northern Lights Conference Center

Registration deadline: August 12, 2013. Register here.

CANCELLATION DEADLINE: If you need to cancel your registration, a refund minus $20 will be issued to you if you cancel in writing to Deborah LeClaire, outreach@umn.edu, by August 12, 2013. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Cost: $50 - includes all materials, parking, and lunches

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Lodging Hotel accommodations available at Northern Lights Hotel, Walker, MN 1-866-652-4683

Instructors: Dr. Angelica Lawson, Dr. Matti Jutila, visiting professors from Finland and Toronto TBA, more speakers TBA

(Collaboration between Institute for Global Studies UMN, Department of American Indian Studies UMN, and Leech Lake Tribal College; to take place up on Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Northern Lights Casino, Leech Lake Room, Walker, MN)

Participants in this 2 day workshop will have the opportunity to view a number of Indigenous films, as well as receive resources about others, and discuss various issues which make up Indigenous identity in a global as well as local context. The focus of this workshop will be on developing knowledge to facilitate incorporating global Indigenous issues into the classroom. We will have Sami visitors from Finland, and will be able to hear talks from them and local knowledgeable people about the following issues related to Indigenous Identity:

  • Politics/ Peace studies
  • Culture and language
  • Food and sustainability
  • Gender issues

 

Contact:

  • Name: Deborah LeClaire
  • E-mail: outreach@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: Global Studies, American Indian Studies, Leech Lake Tribal College

More information: http://igs.cla.umn.edu/outreach/profdev.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact The Institute for Global Studies at 612-624-9007.

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