Saturday, June 20, 2009

Capacity Building through Human Rights Training: Indigenous Peoples in the International Arena

Capacity Building through Human Rights Training: Indigenous Peoples in the International Arena

June 25 – 26, 2009 Chickasaw Nation Riverwind Hotel

Norman, Oklahoma

IITC and the Seminole Sovereignty Protection Initiative thank the Bay and Paul Foundation, the Chickasaw Nation, Eagle-Condor Indigenous Peoples Alliance and the Resist Foundation for their support of this Training Workshop

June 25th 2009, Provisional Agenda

8:00am – 9:00am Registration
9:00-9:45am Invocation: Chickasaw Nation

Welcoming Remarks:

Chickasaw Nation, host Nation: Deanna Hartley- Kelso, Attorney General, Chickasaw Nation
Welcome from IITC: Rodney Factor, IITC Board Member, Seminole Sovereignty Protection Initiative

Introduction of Training Agenda and trainers: Jackie Warledo, IITC Development Coordinator
Introduction of participants: all

9:30 – 10:30am Opening Presentation: Ronald Lameman and Andrea Carmen Indigenous Peoples’ work at the United Nations: A Brief History and Summary of Achievements

Questions and discussion

10:30 – 10:45am Coffee Break

10:45-12:00pm Andrea Carmen: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: What is says and how we can use it


Lunch (provided for registered participants)

1:00-1:45pm Alberto Saldamando, IITC General Counsel: The Structure of the UN human rights system and where Indigenous Peoples are working now; what the UN can and can’t do.

Questions and discussion

1:45-2:00pm Coffee Break

2:00 pm – 2:45 Ronald Lameman: Work on Treaty Rights at the UN, past, present and ongoing (including video presentation by Treaty 6 International Chief Willie Littlechild); Current work to implement the Declaration in Canada

2:45-3:30pm Andrea Carmen: Introduction to UN Human Rights Mechanisms The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination

3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break

3:45 - 4:45pm Open discussion: Human Rights Violations and Situations Facing Indigenous Peoples in Oklahoma: Examples, strategies and responses, comments and questions
Jackie Warledo: Facilitator

4:45- 5:00 pm Closing comments, review of next day’s agenda

June 26th , 2009, Provisional Agenda

9:00-9:30am Ron Lameman and Andrea Carmen: Summary of previous day presentations: where we began and how far we have come

9:30-10:15am Alberto Saldamando: using UN Human Rights Mechanisms to defend human rights and hold states accountable, part I

10:15 – 10:30 am Coffee break

10:30-11:15 am Alberto Saldamando: Using other UN Human Rights and OAS mechanisms to defend human rights and hold states accountable, part II; how to document human violations for UN submissions

11:15-12:00 pm Examples, Questions and discussion, all, Rick Deer, facilitator

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch provided for registered participants

1:00-1:45 pm Group Discussion: Specific cases and situations and how they can be addressed using International Human Rights bodies and mechanisms; Rodney Factor, facilitator: Ron Lameman, Andrea Carmen and Alberto Saldamando, panelists/responders

1:45 – 2:00 pm Coffee Break

2:00-2:45pm Group Discussion: Current standard setting and implementation efforts: Local, National and International, US position at International bodies and strategies to address this: Ron Lameman, facilitator; Opening remarks by trainers re: the OAS Declaration process, UNFCCC, the Stockholm and Mercury Conventions and the UPR review of the United States, 2010

2:45-3:00pm Closing Remarks, and next steps, all

Completed pre-registration forms can be faxed to (405) 382-1223; registration will also be conducted on site. There is no registration fee, but donations to offset training costs are tax deductable (to IITC) and are gratefully accepted.

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National Native Museum Training Program: Caring for Our History: Museum Conservation Basics

National Native Museum Training Program Update

NATHPO announces that applications are being accepted for the next workshop in the National Native Museum Training Program series. The Mohegan Tribe in Connecticut will host the workshop, "Caring for Our History: Museum Conservation Basics."

Instructor: Helen Alten

Dates of Seminar: July 12-17, 2009

Seminar Description: Caring for the art, culture and archaeological materials of our past and present is not as simple as putting materials on a shelf in a secure room. Aging is the result of nine agents of deterioration acting on all materials to make them fall apart. Caretakers can reduce and eliminate aging by understanding how each of these agents operates and how to stop them. Students will have hands on experience with museum monitoring equipment and techniques. Students will then examine specific materials - buckskin, beadwork, rawhide, basketry, ceramics, stone and metal are some - and learn about how they are affected by the agents and how damage can be mitigated. Lab time includes practice in examination and cleaning.
Students learn how to determine what they can do and what requires a professional conservator. Class lectures will be supplemented with lots of lab and hands-on opportunities.

For more information, including participant and scholarship applications, go to NATHPO website: Link for workshop information:
(You may have to cut/paste this URL into your browser.)

Thanks to The Getty Foundation, scholarships are available (applications will be reviewed on a first come-first serve basis so we urge you to apply early).
Link for Getty Scholarship information:

Questions? Please contact Bambi Kraus, NATHPO

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Mother Earth: Confronting the Challenge of Climate Change

SYMPOSIUM Mother Earth: Confronting the Challenge of Climate Change
Saturday, June 27, 2009, 2–4:30 p.m.
National Museum of the American Indian

Rasmuson Theater

Indigenous peoples are responding to the crucial challenge of climate change in creative ways, calling on traditional knowledge and adapting new technologies to craft solutions that benefit all. Join us for engaging presentations and lively discussion about innovative strategies being pioneered across Indian Country to address this planetary crisis.

Learn how we can lighten our footprint on the Earth with speakers Patricia Cochran, Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council; Robert Gough of the Intertribal Council on Utility Policy (Intertribal COUP); Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, a native of the Peruvian Amazon and scientific expert on integrated conservation and resource management; and Deborah Tewa (Hopi), solar energy specialist and educator.

Mother Earth: Confronting the Challenge of Climate Change is moderated by José Barreiro (Taino), NMAI assistant director for research.

For more information, email

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United South and Eastern Tribes Emergency Mutual Aid Compact Development

United South and Eastern Tribes Emergency Mutual Aid Compact Development

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

This funding opportunity is restricted to United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.

Agency Name

Department of Homeland Security - FEMA


The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to facilitate the efficient and effective sharing of resources between USET member Tribes during times of disaster or emergency and to develop better coordination and use of resources in Tribal emergency services response efforts through the establishment and implementation of Tribal Emergency Mutual Aid Compacts. Entering into an Emergency Mutual Aid Compact will be voluntary and each Tribe will determine their appropriate level of participation. USET would like to see phases of the project take shape with the hopes of creating a long-term established system of response for Tribes that can eventually be duplicated across the country to any Tribe that chooses to participate.

Link to Full Announcement

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bermuda To Honor Indigenous Native Peoples For 400th Anniversary

As part of the island of Bermuda’s 400th anniversary celebrations, the St. David’s Island Community will host its fifth Native American Festival on Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st, 2009. Previous festivals were hailed as over-whelming successes locally and internationally. The special event is held on the St David’s County Cricket Field and it continues to grow with about 2000 local people attending.
Bermuda logo
The festival began as a project to reconnect St. David’s Native American descendants with their contemporaries from East coast areas of the United States. The historical record reveals that Indigenous Peoples were taken from the United States as well as from around the Caribbean region to Bermuda as part of the slave trade in the 1700s.

About 80 American Indian representatives have been invited to attend and participate in the cultural festival, which will highlight American Indian song, dance, story telling and craft making as well as local artisans.

Among the invited delegates, Mildred Karaira Gandia (Boriken Taino) will represent the United Confederation of Taino People at this historic anniversary event. Gandia will present an official statement to the gathering which is expected to include Bermuda’s Governor, his Excellently Sir Richard Gozney among other Bermudan government officials and dignitaries.

North of the Bahamas in the mid-Atlantic, Bermuda's settlement began in 1609. Contrary to popular belief Bermuda is not one island – but a string of islands now linked by causeways and bridges.

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Documenting Our History: Telling The Stories With Our Elders

Documenting our history: telling the stories with our elders

Are you interested in family history or doing community research? Tranby Aboriginal College in conjunction with the History Council of NSW and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is hosting a full day workshop on Aboriginal historical research during NAIDOC Week 2009.

The workshop will showcase Aboriginal led research that seeks to document and reclaim Aboriginal stories and knowledge of the past. Listen to prominent Aboriginal historians John Maynard, Heidi Norman, Suzanne Ingram and Shino Konishi talk about their work. Join a series of 'hands-on' workshops for the Aboriginal community on accessing archives contained in Australia's leading institutions: AIATSIS, the State Library of NSW, State Records NSW and the Australian War Memorial. Learn about opportunities for funding for Indigenous history projects. Lunch will be provided.

When: Thursday 9 July 2009, 9.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Tranby Aboriginal College, 13 Mansfield Street, Glebe Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Enquiries: Annaliesse Monaro, 02 9660 3444,

Zoe Pollock
Executive Officer
History Council of NSW
PO Box R1737
Royal Exchange NSW 1225
T: (02) 9252 8715
F: (02) 9252 8716

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Lannan Indigenous Communities Program: Grants for Native American Tribes or Organizations

Lannan Indigenous Communities Program

The Indigenous Communities Program (ICP) supports the resolve of Native Americans to renew their communities through their own institutions and traditions. Funding priority is given to rural indigenous projects that are consistent with traditional values in the areas of education, Native cultures, the revival and preservation of languages, legal rights, and environmental protection.

The foundation has supported the efforts of several national organizations, though funding priority is currently given to smaller, rural grassroots organizations serving communities that are indigenous to specific geographic locations. Organizations supported both serve and are controlled by Native people.

At this time the foundation only accepts new grant requests from United States federally recognized tribes or Native controlled 501(c)(3) organizations whose work is solely focused in the United States.

To find out more, visit the Lannan indigenous communities page.

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June 10-16, 2009: Five Key Indigenous Peoples Issues

Five Key Indigenous Peoples Issues for the Week of June 10 - 16, 2009

Peru: Milagros Salazar Interviews SALOMÓN AGUANASH, Leader Of Native Protests In Peru’s Amazon Jungle

The Peruvian government described the recent deaths of police officers in clashes with indigenous protesters in the country’s Amazon rainforest as "genocide" at the hands of "extremist savages."

But Awajún leader Salomón Aguanash said the violence broke out after the protesters were tricked and were surrounded by the police, who came with express orders to shoot to kill.

Aguanash, president of the regional protest committee that led the two-month demonstration and roadblock in Bagua, says the local police chief, General Víctor Uribe, had promised the night before the tragic events of Friday, Jun. 5 to give the protesters until 10:00 AM the next day to pull out.

He said the indigenous people manning the traffic blockade were getting ready to return to their towns and villages on Friday morning when the police showed up at the roadblock before 6:00 AM and opened fire.

"They wanted to catch us off guard," said Aguanash, who is the chief of the village of Nazareth, a 3.5-hour drive from the town of Bagua in the northern province of Amazonas, where the violent incident took place.

The first shots against the protesters who were preparing to lift the roadblock at a spot on the highway near Bagua known as Curva del Diablo (Devil’s Curve) came from the surrounding hills as well as three police helicopters, said the native leader. Read more of the interview here....

Bangladesh: 17 Hurt As Locals, Settlers Clash In Khagrachhari

A clash between indigenous people and settlers over disputed land left at least 17 people seriously injured at Boroitali under Guimara upazila in Khagrachhari district yesterday morning.

Four people went missing after the incident and aggrieved people kept roads blocked for over four hours demanding return of the missing people.

The injured were admitted to Khagrachhari Adhunik Sadar Hospital, Guimara Army Hospital, and Matiranga Upazila Health Complex.

The four missing people have been identified as Hafiz Bandari, 55, Habibur Rahman, 55, Solaiman 32, and Rabiul Islam 36.

Locals and police said the incident began at about 8:30am when a group of indigenous people attacked the settlers to take control of the land, which was provided to settlers in 1981-82.

Later army, police and Ansar members took position to avert further untoward incident, they said. Read more about the clash in Khagrachhari here....

Australia: Macklin Endorses Income Quarantining

INDIGENOUS Affairs Minister Jenny Macklin has strongly endorsed a key plank of the Howard government's intervention into remote Aboriginal communities, indicating that income quarantining of welfare payments will continue despite the reintroduction of the Racial Discrimination Act.

Consultations will begin this week in several central Australian communities over the future of the billion-dollar intervention into 73 remote indigenous communities and town camps.

But the hopes of Aboriginal rights activists that income quarantining would have to become a voluntary rather than a compulsory measure once the Racial Discrimination Act was reinstated look set to be dashed.

Ms Macklin indicated yesterday she was in favour of a continuation of compulsory income quarantining, whereby 50 per cent of a recipient's welfare payments must be spent on essential items such as food and clothing, describing it as a measure that was beneficial to Aborigines.

Under the Racial Discrimination Act, special measures that are deemed to be beneficial to a particular racial group can trigger an exemption from the provisions of the act.

"My personal view is that these (income quarantining) measures have been beneficial to the Aboriginal people living in these remote communities," Ms Macklin said yesterday.

"The women tell me that now that they've got more money to spend on food, their children are getting better fed, that there's less money being spent on alcohol and drugs, less money being spent on gambling."

One option to be considered is a voluntary system of income management, as recommended last year by a review panel headed by indigenous leader Peter Yu. Read more about income quarantining in Australia here....

Chile: Mixed Reception For Indigenous Protection Code

Although it is still in the process of being drafted, a "code of responsible conduct" promoted by the Chilean government to regulate public and private investment in indigenous areas has already drawn resistance.

"The code is an inadequate mechanism, because it does not resolve the deeper underlying problem: achieving sustainable management of Chile’s natural resources, with full respect for environmental rights and the rights of citizens, especially indigenous peoples," Nancy Yánez, co-director of the non-governmental Observatorio Ciudadano (Citizen Observatory), told IPS.

"What the code does is validate the practice that has been followed up to now, in which the state washes its hands of the political responsibility of having to decide how and where investments are made, based on strategic planning for natural resources," said Yánez, a lawyer and expert on the rights of indigenous people.

The approval of vast forestry plantations, paper pulp mills, mines, hydroelectric dams, highways, airports and other mega-projects in the ancestral lands of indigenous people, who number over one million in this country of 16 million, is today one of the main sources of conflict with government authorities.

The so-called "indigenous code" promoted by the centre-left administration of socialist President Michelle Bachelet is aimed at bringing Chile into compliance with International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 169 concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, which is set to go into effect in this country on Sept. 15. Read more about the indigenous protection code here....

Sweden: In Sweden's Far North, A Convergence Of Fighter Jets, Reindeer, And Hurt Feelings

'Lapistan,' where NATO is conducting war games, is fictional. But the exercises are testing real-life relations with the Russians as well as the indigenous Sami people.

A NATO rapid-reaction force is on a war footing in Swedish Lapland this week.

Ten countries, 2,000 troops, a strike aircraft carrier, and 50 fighter jets – including the US Air Force's F-15 Eagle – are participating in war games near contested Arctic territories.

Choosing this place for war games reflects the growing strategic importance of the Arctic, which is estimated to contain a quarter of the Earth's oil and gas, say analysts. But the exercises could escalate military tensions with Russia over NATO (read more here) and endanger the livelihood of indigenous people, activists say.

The maneuvers got under way on Monday and will continue into next week. The exercises are based on a fictional conflict in "Lapistan," a revolutionary, oil-rich dictatorship that has attacked a neighboring country.

The mission is to enforce a UN resolution, using mainly air forces based near Sweden's largest northern city, Luleå. The exercise spans a massive land area stretching from Östersund in southern Lapland to the Norwegian border, near the Barents Sea.

Nonaligned Sweden and Finland are participating as members of NATO's Partnership for Peace program. Read more about the Samis and NATO war games here....

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Native Response to Henry Hudson: Discussion At Museum of the City of New York

Tuesday • June 23 • 6:30 PM

The Native Response to Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson and the Native American Response
Join James Ring Adams, Senior Historian of the Research Unit of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and author of “1609: The Year Everything Changed” in the Spring issue of American Indian magazine, as he moderates a panel discussion featuring Shirley Dunn, author of The Mohican World, 1680-1750 (Purple Mtn. Press, 2000), and other leading experts to examine the three main groups of Native Americans Hudson encountered. Presented in conjunction with Amsterdam/New Amsterdam: The Worlds of Henry Hudson.


$12 Non-Members

$8 Seniors and Students

$6 Museum Members

*A two-dollar surcharge applies for unreserved, walk-in participants.

Order tickets online at or call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395.

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street

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United Nations New Independent Expert on Cultural Rights: Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations - UN New Independent Expert on Cultural Rights

The Deadline for Submission of Nominations for the New UN Independent Expert on Cultural Rights is 24 July 2009.

The UN Human Rights Council has just announced the creation of the Special Procedure Mandate position of Independent Expert on Cultural Rights.

The person in this three year position will be responsible for:

Identifying the best practices in the promotion of cultural rights at the local, national, regional, and international levels

Identifying possible obstacles to the promotion and protection of cultural rights and to submit proposals and/or recommendations to the Human Rights Council on possible actions in that regard

Working in cooperation with States in order to foster the adoption of measures at the local, regional, and international levels aimed at the promotion and protection of cultural rights through concrete proposals enhancing sub regional, regional, and international cooperation in that regard

Studying the relation between cultural rights and cultural diversity, in close collaboration with States and other relevant actors, including in particular UNESCO, with the aim of further promotion cultural rights

Integrating a gender and disabilities perspective into his/her work

Working in close coordination, while avoiding unnecessary duplication, with intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, other special procedures of the Human Rights Council, the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, as well as with all other relevant actors representing the broadest possible range of interests and experiences, within their respective mandates, including by attending and following up on relevant international conferences and events.

Any Government, Regional Group operating within the United Nations human rights system, international organization or its office (e.g. the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights), non-governmental organization, other human rights body or interested individual party can nominate candidates for this position.

Direct Link to New UN Mandate Notice on Independent Expert on Cultural

UN Special Procedures - Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders


HRC Secretariat, c/o Meena Ramkaun

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Room PW 4-037

Palais des Nations

8-14 avenue de la Paiz

CH-1211 Geneva 10

Tel: +41 (0)22 917 97 07, Fax: +41 (0)22 917 90 08

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges To Indigenous Nationhood

Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood (American Indian Law and Policy)alt

Approximately every two decades, federal policy shifts between a conservative laissez faire delegation of power to the states and a liberal, often paternal, centralization of power within the federal government. The latest development in the cycle, according to the authors of Forced Federalism, is the new federalism that began more than twenty years ago.
Forced Federalism of Native American Indians
Corntassel and Witmer argue that forced federalism has arrived unnoticed, with most people thinking, if they think about it at all, that Indian policy remains as it was in the 1960s. Under Lyndon Johnson federal policy was liberal, and indigenous people were allowed a significant amount of self determination as well as a large amount of federal support. In the late 1980s under the new federalism, specifically in 1988 with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the federal government abdicated its role in Indian affairs and gave the states the responsibility for Native American populations. Indian nations are sovereign entities, comparable to the federal government, whose relations with the United States are set by treaty. Dealing with the states rather than the federal government as such produces a loss of status for Native American nations.

When the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized the Oglala reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1973, its purpose was to obtain redress for grievances and bring the federal government to acknowledge treaty violations. AIM was not protesting state or federal neglect of constituents. Rather, it was drawing attention to violations by a sovereign nation, the United States, of an international agreement with another sovereign nation, the Oglala Sioux. To reinforce its claim to sovereignty, AIM attempted to present its case before the United Nations, a forum where sovereign nations handle problems with other sovereign nations.

Read the rest of the review here: Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources: Forced Federalism Or get a copy of Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood now!alt

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Opposition to Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Growing: First Nations Oppose Development

Event Galvanizes Opposition to Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline

Community opposition to the proposed Enbridge pipeline is growing. Over 200 people from communities along the pipeline route gathered Saturday in Moricetown, BC to discuss the impacts of the proposed mega-project.

The 1170-kilometre Enbridge pipeline would carry oil from the Alberta tar sands to a tanker port at Kitimat.
Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline
“This Energy Summit was a reminder that the tar sands affects us all – from Fort Chipewan to Haida Gwaii and beyond. We can only protect our lands and waters if we stand together,” said Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Alphonse Gagnon.

Nations present included Mikisew Cree (AB), Kelly Lake Cree (BC), West Moberly (BC), Nadleh Whut'en (BC), Wet’suwet’en (BC), Kitkatla (BC), Gitga’at (BC), Haida (BC), Nisga’a (BC), Lake Babine (BC), Alexander (AB) and others. A letter of support from the Gitxsan was read at the event.

George Poitras traveled to the event from Fort Chipewan, an Alberta community downstream from the tar sands, to share the devastating impacts the development has had on his community. These include a high incidence of rare cancers.

“The situation downstream from the tar sands is so toxic that one of our elders told his son not to have children because everything is so polluted and our people can no longer drink the water or eat the fish,” said Poitras.

Representatives of coastal First Nations reiterated their strong opposition to oil tanker traffic in coastal waters. “The tycoons expect to further spread the tar sands poison, putting their lavish desires before our lifestyles and our culture,” said Guujaaw, President of the Council of the Haida Nation. “We depend on these lands and waters and we will not put the safety and well being of our territories in their hands.”

MLAs Doug Donaldson (Stikine), Gary Coons (North Coast) and Robin Austin (Skeena) also attended the event. Member of Parliament Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley) noted the event in the House of Commons on Friday.

Over 500 residents have endorsed a resolution calling for a moratorium on the transport of tar sands oil and a full public inquiry into the proposed pipeline. “We stand together in supporting a moratorium on the transport of tar sands oil through our territories and communities,” reads the resolution.

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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Tracing the Trail: The Pictured Rocks Segment of the Anishnaabeg Migration Route

Tracing the Trail: The Pictured Rocks Segment of the Anishnaabeg Migration Route

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

This is a single source award to Northern Michigan University (NMU), Marquette, MI. The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activities based upon a variety of demostrable factors. NMU’s anthropology program is well respected and has a good record of working with Ojibwa communities in the northern Michigan area. The Principal Investigator (PI)specializes in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, Native American Studies, and existential-phenomenological psychology with experience throughout North America. PI has conducted fieldwork to explore environmental perception, traditional ecological knowledge systems, and the viability of Marine Protected Areas. PI has collaborated extensively with multiple indigenous representatives from many indigenous communities on a broad spectrum of ethnographic and ethnohistorical research as well as serving as a consultant in compliance with Native American legislation. PI has previous experience as a team member working on NPS Ethnography Program projects for the IMR and MWR, and for the U.S. Forest Service.

Agency Name

National Park Service


Using a combination of oral history and key informant interviewing, this project will connect migration stories and tradition to contemporary cultural significance of features of the cultural landscape and archeology sites in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The data collected will be recorded in a multimedia format for use in interpretive programs, and as the potential content foundation for interpretive kiosks and internet web pages designed to present Ojibwa migration as part of contemporary Ojibwa culture, not simply as a historical fact or event from the past.

More information and requirements can be found here.

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