Indigenous Book Festival 2012

THURSDAY APRIL 12 and FRIDAY APRIL 13

The University of New Mexico Student Union Building

Albuquerque, New Mexico

FESTIVAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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The Institute for American Indian Research &
The Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies Welcome You

[No Registration Fee]
     
THURSDAY, APRIL 12

Registration & Information - UNM-SUB Main Floor

8:00am –9:00am Continental Breakfast – Navajo Lounge Third Floor

9:00 am – 9:30 am      UNM Welcome, Festival Overview and Highlights
LOBO A&B

- Mark Peceny, Ph.D., Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences,University of New Mexico
- Beverly R. Singer (Santa Clara Pueblo/ Diné), Ph.D., Associate Professor of
Anthropology and Native American Studies, Director of Institute for American Indian Research (IFAIR) ,
Director of Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, UNM
- Lloyd L. Lee (Diné), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and
Incoming Director of IFAIR
- Kathleen Washburn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, IFAIR Board
- Jennifer Denetdale (Diné), Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies, IFAIR Board
- Steven Verney (Tshimshian), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, IFAIR Board
- Kamilla Venner, (Athabascan), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, IFAIR Board
- Mary Alice Tsosie (Diné), Director of Oral History Project, University Libraries, IFAIR Board
- Kathryn Klein, Ph.D., Curator of Ethnology, Maxwell Museum and Associate
 Director of Ortiz Center

 

Presenter Dialogues I     9:30 am - 10:45 am

Settler Colonization Past & Present  
Acoma

Jennifer Denetdale (Diné), Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies, UNM
Michael Yellow Bird (Arikara/Hidatsa), Ph.D., Professor of Social Work, Humboldt State University
Moderator: Alyosha Goldstein, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of American Studies, UNM

 

PANEL:  “Critical Indigenous Studies”    11:00 am - 12:15 pm    Lobo A&B

Panelists

Jodi Byrd (Chickasaw), Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois at   
Urbana-Champagne
Gregory Cajete (Santa Clara Pueblo), Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education  
Director of Native American Studies, University of New Mexico
James Riding In (Pawnee), Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Indians Studies,  
Arizona State University  
Moderator: Lloyd Lee (Diné), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Native American Studies,    UNM

 

LUNCH FEATURE PRESENTER
12:30 pm -1:45 pm         Lobo A&B
[A limited number of box lunches will be available to the first 60 guests to arrive.]

Sara Marie Ortiz
Acoma Pueblo Memoirist/Poet/Filmmaker
                      


PRESENTER DIALOGUES III 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

 Environment and Sustainability Initiatives
Santa Ana    

Malcolm Benally (Diné), Community Coordinator,
Kayenta Township, Navajo Nation
Gordon Henry, Jr. (Anishinaabe), Ph.D., Director of Native American Institute and Professor of English & American Indian Studies, Michigan State University
Moderator:  Theodore Jojola (Isleta), Distinguished Professor of Community and RegionalPlanning, School of Architecture and Planning, UNM

 

Thursday Evening

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm 
Lobo A&B

Authors & Storytellers
RECEPTION

                
 Break  [Dinner on your own]
     

Indigenous Storytelling   
6:00 pm-8:00 pm               Lobo A&B

         

Storytellers


Philip Whiteman, Jr. (Northern Cheyenne), Lame Deer, Montana
Nationally known Cultural Consultant. Storyteller, Horse-trainer, Champion Grass Dancer,
and Rodeo Saddle Bronc Champion.
Lynette Two Bulls (Oglala Lakota), Lame Deer, Montana
Works as the family’s business manager, she and Phillip have three daughters Kyla,
Florence, and Nellie and live on the land that has been in the family for generations.
Wesley “Choogie Kingfisher (Cherokee), Tulsa, Oklahoma
“Storytelling is who I am, I am Kituwah Cherokee.  I am native.   The majority of stories I tell
are stories that have been told to me over my short life.  Storytelling is my way of passing  
 the past onto the youth to ensure their future.”
Host:  Steven Verney (Tsimshian) Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, UNM

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 
Festival Day Two

Breakfast Buffet
     8:00 am - 9:15 am                   SUB Ballroom C
*Free with Registration Ticket*

PANEL:   Erotics of Sovereignty     9:30 am -10:45 am      Lobo A&B

Panelists

 Qwo-Li Driskill (Cherokee), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, Texas A&M University
 Deborah Miranda (Ohlone-Costanoan Esslen), Ph.D., Associate Professor of English,
  Washington & Lee University
 Mark Rifkin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, University of North Carolina,  
 Greensboro 
 Moderator: Jennifer Denetdale (Diné), Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies,   UNM

 

   Presenter Dialogues III      11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Indigenous Intellectual History
Santa Ana 

Amanda Cobb-Greetham (Chickasaw), Ph.D., Editor of American Indian Quarterly & Associate Professor of English, Oklahoma State University
David Martinez (Gila River Pima), Ph.D. Associate Professor of American Indian Studies, Arizona State University
Moderator: Kathleen Washburn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, UNM

 

 

   Writing Workshops [for students]   11:00 am -12:15 pm

Creative Writing Workshop I           Lobo A&B
     MFA Students, English Department    
                University of New Mexico
Casandra Lopez
(Cahuilla/Luiseno/Tongva)
Tanaya Winder
(Southern Ute/Shoshone)

   Keynote Luncheon
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm   [$7.00*at the door]      Ballroom B

“History is A Story”
Luana Ross (Flathead), Ph.D., President of Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, Montana

    Presenter Dialogues IV            2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Celebrating Fiction
Lobo A&B
 

Eddie Chuculate (Creek/Cherokee), writer
Evelina Zuni Lucero (Isleta/Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo), Professor of Creative
Writing, Institute of American Indian Arts
Moderator: Melina Vizcaino-Alemán, Assistant Professor of English, UNM

 

    Feature Presentation        3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   Ballroom B

A Poet’s Journey  
Luci Tapahonso (Diné)
Professor of Creative Writing and Native American Literature, University of New Mexico

Break  [Dinner on your own]

    Closing Program
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm                  Ballroom C
  [Refreshments Provided]

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CELEBRATING WORDS AND MUSIC

Hosted byHakim Bellamy
Two-time National Champion in the Poetry Slam Scene

Open Mic(6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
~ Poetry and Short Stories ~
All students are especially invited to share.

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Closing Musical Performance by
NATIVE ROOTS

 

*$7 Keynote Luncheon Fee is for an Indigenous graduate student scholarship to be awarded Fall 2012.

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Special Acknowledgment to those who worked to make this Festival happen!
THANK YOU
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“This project is made possible in part by
New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs,
   and the National Endowment for the Humanities.”

JoNella Vasquez, Accountant, UNM Anthropology Department;
Michael Graves, Chair, UNM Anthropology Department;
Jennifer George, Department Administrator, Anthropology Department;
Delia Halona, Administrative Assistant, UNM Native American Studies;
Ly Flock at UNM-SUB,
Carolyn Gonzales at UNM Communication & Marketing;
UNM Bookstore;
UNM Office of Contracts and Grants;
UNM English Department Administration;
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology;
Creative Writing Workshop Presenters Chee Brossy, Jaime Figueroa,
Casandra Lopez and Tanaya Winder;
Native American Community Academy Interns Maggie Seawright and Lenny Morgan;
John Paul Rangel for website support
and all our volunteers including
Jason Bengston, Marcella Ernest, Tessa Córdova,
Christy Mello, Sean Gantt
, Fawn Singer,
Melissa Sanchez
, Rebecca Izzo, Matt Shoulders & many others.
Patrick Willink, Festival Poster Design Artist
Poster printing by High Desert Arts, Santa Fe

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