Tuesday, March 16, 2010

4th International Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Conference

This conference is one i would like to go to, or receive information from. If you are going - let me know.

4th International Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Conference, 6-9 June, Auckland.
The Conference will discuss strategies for generating social, educational, intellectual, and economic opportunities by building relationships that engage, understand, and accommodate difference to overcome the adverse effects resulting from failure to understand sufficiently the differences among indigenous and non-indigenous communities and societies.
Target groups for the conference include: academics, emerging researchers, graduate students; community groups/workers/activists; tribal and community elders and leaders; and local and national government representatives. Welcome one and all!
Please visit the conference website – http://www.traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz/ to:
•Register for the Conference online (early bird rates end on May 14th 2010)

•Submit Abstracts online (by April 30th 2010)

•Find out about our Conference Scholarships
Invited Speakers
Larissa Behrendt - Indigenous Affiliation: Eualeyai/Kamillaroi people of Australia

John Borrows - Indigenous Affiliation: Professor at Anishinabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada

Pita Sharples - Indigenous Affiliation: Ngāti Kahungunu tribe, Ngāi Te Kikiri o te Rangi and Ngāti Pāhauwera sub-tribes of Aotearoa/New Zealand

Moana Jackson - Indigenous Affiliation: Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongomaiwahine and Ngāti Porou tribes from the east coast of Aotearoa/New Zealand

Ngāhuia Te Awekōtuku - Indigenous Affiliation: Ngāti Whakaue of Te Arawa with links to Tūhoe and Waikato.

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