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20th Annual American Indian Studies Association Conference

"The Knowledge of Our Ancestors, the Strength of Our Communities"

February 6, 7, and 8, 2019
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

This year marks the 20" annual meeting of the American Indian Studies Association. Twenty years ago, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn wrote: “the challenge today is to remember that the focus of Native American Studies was in the beginning an attempt to create a mechanism in defense of the indigenous principles of sovereignty and nationhood."' Today, that challenge continues to define American Indian/Native American Studies and guide emerging scholarship from the discipline.

This conference looks to explore and initiate discussions and applications of indigenous sovereignty and nationhood. Topics include, but are not exclusive to language revitalization, cultural and ancestral knowledge, traditional and contemporary art, oral and written histories and literatures, land and the environment, governance, education and activism.

We welcome panel proposals and individual submissions from colleagues working in tribal programs and non­profit organizations, tribal colleges and universities, community and grassroots organizers, and students and faculty at all levels In American Indian/Native American Studies and related fields of study.

The American Indian Studies Association invites proposals for individual papers, panel sessions, roundtables, poster presentations, workshops, and film screenings Submit to the following link: https://form.jotform.com/82284709706161   

Deadline: Friday, November 2, 2018.
Questions please contact: MajeI Boxer, Ph.D. (2018-2019 AISA President); boxer_m@fortlewis.edu

1   Elizabeth Cook-Lynn. Emergent Ideas in Native American Studies•  v.llcazo So Review 14 no.  2 (1999): 20.