Conference: “Alternative Sovereignties: Decolonization Through Indigenous Vision and Struggle”

May 8, 2014toMay 10, 2014

University of Oregon
May 8 – 10

The Alternative Sovereignties: Decolonization through Indigenous Vision and Struggle conference will be held May 8 – 10 at the Many Nations Longhouse and the EMU.

The conference seeks to further academic discussions about American Indian and First Nations sovereignty in all of its manifestations, and position Native peoples at the center of those debates and to build intellectual and institutional relationships throughout the broader Pacific Northwest.

  • Welcome Dinner & Keynote Address: Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:30 pm, many Nations Longhouse
  • Conference Panels and Tribal Plenary: Friday, May 9, 2014, 8:30 am-6:00 pm, EMU Ballroom Level
  • Saturday Breakfast and Closing Discussion” Saturday, May 10, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Many Nations Longhouse

This conference is made possible with generous support by the College of Arts and Sciences, Oregon Humanities Center, Office of the Provost, Collins Endowment for the Humanities, the Departments of English, Political Science, History, Ethnic Studies, and Philosophy; School of Journalism and Communication; Wayne Morse Center, Tribal Climate Change Project; and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Held in cooperation with Indigenous / First nations studies programs at the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, UC Davis, and the University of Oregon.