NCAIS Graduate Student Conference 2011

NCAIS Graduate Student Conference
Friday, July 29, 2011 to Saturday, July 30, 2011

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Michael Hughes, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
“This Villainous Affair”: Fur-Trade Families and the Henley House Murders, 1743-1758

Chris Steinke, University of New Mexico
Pawnee Indians and the Eighteenth-Century Missouri River Trade

June Scudeler, The University of British Columbia
Gifts of maskihkîy: Gregory Scofield’s Cree / Métis Stories of Self- Acceptance

Alessandra La Rocca Link, University of New Mexico   
Embracing the Beaded Necklace: The Anthropological Education of the Indian New Deal

NCAIS Summer Institute Presentations

Brooke Bauer, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
“18th Century Catawba Women and Land Ownership”

Karine Duhamel, University of Manitoba

Ryan Hall, Yale University
The Blackfoot Ascendancy, 1780-1870

Joshua Levy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Missionary Capitalists: The Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society in 1850s Hawai’I

Alessandra La Rocca Link, University of New Mexico
Translation and Politicization: Gender and the Politics of Twentieth Century American Indian Ethnography

Shanae Aurora Martinez, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Imagining Our Grandmothers, Imagining Ourselves in Ray A. Young Bear’s Black Eagle Child and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

Heather Mulliner, University of Montana
Race, Religion, and Family: Changing Dynamics of Cherokee Communities in the Nineteenth Century

Patricia Marroquin Norby, University Minnesota
The Abiquenos and the Artist: Visual Violence in O’Keeffe Country

Bradley Pecore, Cornell University
Dance to Miss Chief: Decolonial Interventions in the Art of Kent Monkman

Kristin Raeesi, University of Wyoming
Indigenous Veterans of Alaska and Wyoming: Exploration of the Social Construction of Masculinity through Participation in Warfare 

Rachel Sayet, Harvard University
“The Return of Moshup: the re-inscription of Native stories on the New England landscape

June Scudeler, University of British Columbia
“âyahkwêw’s Lodge”: Cree and Métis Gay / Queer / Two-Spirit Narratives

Ashley Wiersma, Michigan State University
Indian Women and French Gender Ideology in Illinois Country, 1670-1700

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Alexis Pegram, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Bats, Bees, and Golden Eagles: The Re-Imagination of Memory and the Enactment of Ecofeminsm and Environmental Imperatives in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit

Rosalyn LaPier, University of Montana
The Hidden Reality:” The Piegan Concept of Reality and How it Shaped their Relationship to the Environment

Josh Levy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
America’s Corned Beef Colonialism on Land and Sea: ‘Improving’ Micronesian and Navajo Diets in the Aftermath of World War II

Kyle Mays, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Historical Meanings and Legacies: The Black and Red Power Movements and the Global Hip Hop Generation