I have to be in (on those dates. Darn!
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From: "Martell, Pam (DLEG)" [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 10/07/2008 02:57 PM AST
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Subject: MSU American Indian Identity Conference October 16 & 17, 2008
October 7, 2008
Michigan State University is hosting the first American Indian Identify Conference in the nation on October 16 and 17, 2008 in East Lansing at their Kellogg Conference Center. The name of the conference is: “Neocolonial Inscription and Performance of American Indian identify in American Higher Education.” The conference will attempt to address and review issues of American Indian identify in higher education. The two day conference will examine key issues such as tribal sovereignty, faculty hiring, current university practices allowing self-identification, and explore who should represent American Indians in American Indian higher education programs and departments. You can access information about the conference and register on-line by following the link provided below:
MSU is not charging a registration fee; however, if you are interested in participating in the meals or reception you must register to pay for those specific events.
Pamela Ann Martell
Higher Education Consultant
King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Initiative
Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
201 N. Washington Square
Victor Office Center, 3rd Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
Direct Line: (517) 335-3009
Main Line: (517) 373-9700
Fax: (517) 373-2759
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