ISN PROGRAM AT APSA 2014 IN WASHINGTON, DC

The Indigenous Studies Network (ISN) will put on two and a business meeting/networking session at the 2014 American Political Science Association (APSA) Meeting, August 28-31, 2014 in Washington, DC, at the Hyatt/Sheraton. The panels are listed below. For more information contact ISN Program Coordinators: Laura Evans, evansle@u.washington.edu (University of Washington) and Sheryl Lightfoot (University of British Columbia): sheryl.lightfoot@ubc.ca. More information about the APSA meeting is, or will be available by early summer, including the program, at: http://www.apsanet.org/, Room locations will be in the printed program available at the on-site conference registration.

Indigenous Studies Network( Panel 1 Aboriginal and Indigenous Politics in the Americas

Date:

Friday, Aug 29, 2014, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Location:

Room assignments are pending. Check back soon for room assignments. Only those registered for the meeting can view room assignments. Subject to change. Check the Final Program at the conference.

Co-sponsored by 32 Race, Ethnicity, and Politics-18

Chair(s):

Donna Langston Martinez

University of Colorado Denver, donna.martinez@ucdenver.edu

Author(s):

Canadian Aboriginals Struggle for Empowerment

PRAMOD KUMAR MISHRA

HAWASSA UNIVERSITY, drpramodprof@yahoo.com

The Right to Stay Home: Indigeneity and Immigrant Rights in Transnational Perspective

Gilda M. Rodriguez

Kenyon College, gilda.rodriguez@gmail.com

"A Great Pulverizing Engine": Governmentality and the Dawes Act

John Mark French

, johnmfrench@gmail.com

Self-Determination, Self-Governance and American Indian Policymaking

Richard C. Witmer

Creighton University, witmer@creighton.edu

Urban American Indians: Reclaiming Native Space

Donna Langston Martinez

University of Colorado Denver, donna.martinez@ucdenver.edu

The Causes of Turnout and Voting for the 2002 British Columbia Aboriginal Treaty Referendum

Joel S. Fetzer

Pepperdine University, joel.fetzer@pepperdine.edu

Discussant(s):

Deborah Schildkraut

Tufts University, deborah.schildkraut@tufts.edu

Indigenous Studies Network( Panel 2 Expressions of Autonomy: Indigenous Peoples' Politics in Global Perspective

Date:

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Location:

Room assignments are pending. Check back soon for room assignments. Only those registered for the meeting can view room assignments. Subject to change. Check the Final Program at the conference.

Co-sponsored by 32 Race, Ethnicity, and Politics-28

Chair(s):

Sheryl R. Lightfoot

University of British Columbia, sheryl.lightfoot@ubc.ca

Author(s):

Urbanization and Identity Change among Native Americans

Elliott D. Green

London School of Economics, E.D.Green@lse.ac.uk

Tribes and Health Trades: Attitudes in an American Indian tribe about using tobacco sales as an economic development tool

Raymond Orr,

raymond.orr@unimelb.edu.au

The Origins, Evolution, and Consequences of Separate Aborigine Constituencies in the Taiwanese Legislature

Kharis Ali Templeman

Stanford University, kharis@stanford.edu

Indigenous Autonomy and Wellbeing: Evidence from Mexico

Raymond Foxworth

University of Colorado, Boulder, raymond.foxworth@colorado.edu

Discussant(s):

Sheryl R. Lightfoot

University of British Columbia, sheryl.lightfoot@ubc.ca

Other American Indian and Indigenous panels in the APSA Program, listed by Panel Division Number (not date and time):

Other  APSA Panels:

Politics and History, 7-5: Native Americans and the West: Politics, History, and Connections to Broader Debates

Friday, Aug 29, 10:15 AM

Comparative Politics, 11-26 Multiculturalism, and Pluralism among Latin America’s New Institutions for Indigenous Representation

Thursday, Aug 28, 4:15 PM

Comparative Politics of Developing Countries, 12-6 Multiculturalism, and Pluralism among Latin America’s New Institutions for Indigenous Representation

Thursday, Aug 28, 4:15 PM

Other APSA Papers:

Foundations of Political Theory, 2-21 Pasts and Futures of Injustice

Visions and Struggles: Ideal Theorizing and Indigenous Futures

Saturday, Aug 30, 2:30 PM

Foundations of Political Theory, 2-21 Pasts and Futures of Injustice

Historicizing Indigenous Rights and Ideal Theory

Saturday, Aug 30, 2:30 PM

Normative Political Theory, 3-26 Sacred Spaces, Artifacts, and Past Injustices

"Ethics of Receivership: Indigenous Commitments in the Repatriation of Artifacts"

Saturday, Aug 30, 2:30 PM

Comparative Politics, 11-12 Politics of Land

Land Versus Territory: The Chilean Government's Experience Incorporating Indigenous Demands into Land Policy

Friday, Aug 29, 4:15 PM

Comparative Politics, 11-26 Multiculturalism, and Pluralism among Latin America’s New Institutions for Indigenous Representation

Lawsuits for the Pacha Mama [Mother Earth] in Ecuador: Explaining the Determinants of New Indigenous Movements to Mitigate Environmental Impacts

Thursday, Aug 28, 4:15 PM

Comparative Politics, 11-26 Multiculturalism, and Pluralism among Latin America’s New Institutions for Indigenous Representation

Parties, Organizations, and Indigenous Governance: Explaining Subnational Regimes in Bolivia

Thursday, Aug 28, 4:15 PM

Comparative Politics, 11-52 Violence and Crime in Comparative Politics: New Approaches and Findings

Are Indigenous Societies Less Prone to Organized Crime than Non-Indigenous Societies? The Cases of Mexico and Guatemala

Sunday, Aug 31, 8:00 AM

Women, Politics and Research, 31-14 Gender, Work, and Migration Politics

Gender and Politics in Oaxacalifornia: Indigenous Women’s Transnational Organizing and Participation

Saturday, Aug 30, 9:30 AM

Science, Technology and Environmental Politics, 39-5 Theme Panel: Environmental Governance in China: Compliance, Monitoring and Information in the Digital Age

Contradictory or complementary? Indigenous innovation and manufacturing policy in China’s wind and solar sectors

Friday, Aug 29, 2:00 PM

Politics and History, 7-5 Native Americans and the West: Politics, History, and Connections to Broader Debates

The Strange Career of Federal Indian Policy: Understanding American Indian Political Activism from the late 19th Century Forward

Friday, Aug 29, 10:15 AM

Comparative Politics, 11-9 Bringing Politics Back In: Ethnicity, State Action and Public Goods Provision

Ethnic Mobilization and the Expansion of U.S. States’ Capacity to Provide American Indian Health

Friday, Aug 29, 8:00 AM

New Political Science, 42-5 Radical Democracy, Transnationalism, and the Politics of Belonging

You Are Standing on the Indian: the Settler Contract, Terra Nullis, and White Supremacy

Saturday, Aug 30, 11:30 AM

Other American Indian and International Indigenous panels, papers and/or posters may possibly be in the program: http://www.apsanet.org/mtgs/program_2014.

WSSA 2015 AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES SECTION PROGRAM, April 8-11, 2015

The American Indian Studies Section of the Western Social Science Association, at its 57 th meeting, expects to again have a full program of panels at the association's meeting at the 2015 conference in Portland, OR April 2-5, 2014, at the Marriot Hotel. Paper/panel proposals for the American Indian Studies Section can either be submitted on line by going to: http://wssa.asu.edu/, or by sending them (preferably by E-mail) to AIS section coordinator Leo Killsback: lkillsba@asu.edu. Deadline for proposals, including abstracts, probably will be December 1, 2014. Information, which will eventually include the preliminary program, can be accessed on line at: http://wssa.asu.edu.

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A list of Indigenous Language Conferences is kept at the Teaching Indigenous Languages web site at Northern Arizona University: http://www2.nau.edu/jar/Conf.html .

The D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library, in Chicago, has an on going Newberry Library Seminar in American Indian Studies on many Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm, as well as other occasional events. All papers are pre-circulated electronically to those who plan to attend the seminar. E-mail mcnickle@newberry.org or call (312)255-3564 to receive a copy of the paper. For more on this and other events at the Newberry Library go to: http://www.newberry.org/mcnickle/AISSeminar.html.

Curriculum Development, Lesson Planning and Language Activities for Immersion Classes workshop is June 30-July 2, 2014 in(Albuquerque, NM. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

6 th International 3L Summer School: Endangered Languages: From Documentation to Revitalization ( may be in July 2014. For details visit: http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/colloques/3l_2012/index.asp?Langues=EN&Page.

The 2014 National UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth) Conference: Technology and Tradition for Today and Tomorrow" is June 28-July 3, 2014 in Portland, OR. UNITY also holds occasional training sessions. For details visit:  http://www.unityinc.org/.

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas ( SSILA) Summer Meeting may be in July 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LSA Summer Institute. Information about the Institute is available at: http://lsa2013.lsa.umich.edu. For information about SSILA go to: http://linguistlist.org/ssila/AnnualMeeting/AnnualMeeting.cfm.

NCAIS Graduate Student Conference at the Newberry Library in Chicago may be in July 2014. The Consortium offers graduate students from NCAIS member institutions an opportunity to present papers in any academic field relating to American Indian Studies at the Graduate Student Conference. We encourage the submission of proposals for papers that examine a wide variety of subjects relating to American Indian and Indigenous history and culture broadly conceived. For details go to http://www.newberry.org/.

Australex 2014: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival ( may be in Australia, in July 2014. For details go to: http://www.australex.org/.

NCAIS Summer Institute, July 7- August 1, 2014, Recording the Native Americas : Indigenous Speech, Representation, and the Politics of Writing. For more information go to: www.newberry.org/mcnickle.

The Ninth Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium is at Northwest Indian College, July 10-12, 2014. For details and reservations contact Steve Pavlik, Co-coordinator, Native American Studies, Northwest Indian College, 2533 Kwina Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226 (360)392-4307, spavlik@nwic.edu, www.nwic.edu.

  Fifth American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference (Indigenizing Education: Empowering Students, Empowering Communities is at (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 10-12, 2014. For more information go to: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar or contact: Jon Reyhner, Ed.D., Professor of Bilingual Multicultural Education, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, Jon.Reyhner@nau.edu,

NACA Emerging Native Leaders Summit is July 15-17, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Tribal Technical Advisory Group is July 16-17, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

First Stewards Symposium is July 21-23, 2014 in(Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Tribal Interior Budget Council Meeting is July 22-23, 2014 in (Billings, MT. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Native American Finance Officers Association 2014 Bond Summit is July 24 on New York, NY. For more information visit: www.nafoa.org.

Department of the Interior (DOI) & Indian Health Service (IHS) Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting is July 29-31, 2014 in Washington, DC (http://www.ncai.org/events/2014/07/29/doi-ihs-tribal-self-governance-advisory-committee-meeting).

49th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages may be in August 2014, at the Coeur d'Alene Casino in Washington State ( http://www.cdacasino.com/). More information is available at: http://icsnl.org/.

Puliima National Indigenous Language and Technology Forum 2014 may be in August 2024, in Melbourne, Australia. For details go to: http://www.puliima.com.

CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities is August 11th - 15th. The Summer School will take place within the " Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros" in or near Minde, Portugal. For more details visit: http://www.cidles.eu/summer-school-coding-for-language-communities-2014.

CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Community-driven Language Documentation is August 18 - 23 in Minde, Portugal. For information GO TO: http://www.cidles.eu/summer-school-community-driven-language-documentation-2014/.

Native American Finance Officers Association 2014 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies is Conference September 8-10, 2014 Location TBD. For more information visit: www.nafoa.org.

Digital Story Telling on the illegal theft of the Black Hills at the Homestake Gold Mine , is August 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM(, Homestake Mine, Lead, SD. For details go to: http://www.idlenomore.ca.

2nd International Indigenous Peoples Corn Conference, September 8 – 9, 2014 and 40th Anniversary International Indian Treaty Council Conference September 10 – 12, 2014, Oklahoma. For information visit: http://www.iitc.org/news-updates/.

NICWA Training Institutes -Positive Indian Parenting (-ICWA Basics (-Advanced ICWA is in Portland, OR, September 8-10, 2014. For details visit: http://www.nicwa.org.

HHS Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting is September 10-11, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Foundation for Endangered Languages EL XVIII  is at Naha, on the Ryukyuan island of Okinawa, during 17-20 September 2014. For details visit: http://www.ogmios.org

The People's Climate March is September 20-21 in New York City. For details visit: http ://peoplesclimatemarch.org .

People’s Climate March in mid-town Manhattan, New York City, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2014. For details go to: http://peoplesclimate.org .

NIHB Annual Consumer Conference is September 22-26, 2014 at ( Navajo Nation. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

2014 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference is September 22-23, 2014 at ( Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

The United Nations high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly: the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples is September 22-23, 2014, at UN Headquarters in New York City. The main objective of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples is to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples and to pursue the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. For details visit: http://social.un.org/index/IndigenousPeoples/WorldConference.aspx. See the discussion, bellow, of issues concerning organization of the meeting in International Activities, and in the report of the 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the beginning of International Developments.

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Annual Consumer Conference is at Navajo Nation, September 22-26, 2014 (http://www.ncai.org/events/2014/09/22/nihb-annual-consumer-conference).

National Intertribal Tax Alliance 16th Annual Tax Conference is September 24-25, 2014 in Valley Center, CA. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Memories of the Past and Future... Idle No More, a virtual event to support our First Nations brothers & sisters in Canada through solidarity and elsewhere, is September 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM. For information visit: http://www.idlenomore.ca/events.

The 40th Anniversary International Indian Treaty Council Conference, will likely be in October 2014. Details will eventually be posted at: http://www.treatycouncil.org.

The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, Inc. (ILDI) is holding the ( 2014 World Indigenous Business Forum in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Possibly in October 2014. For details visit: http://wibf.ca/.

" Dialogue on Indigenous Sustainability Implications for our Future" is October 6-7, 2014 at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center, Tempe, AZ. For details go to: http://www.aisc.ucla.edu/news.

Department of the Interior (DOI) Indian Health Service & IHS Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting is October 7-9, 2014, is in Washington, DC (http://www.ncai.org/events/2014/10/07/doi-ihs-tribal-self-governance-advisory-committee-meeting).

Salish Kootenai College American Indigenous Research Association Annual Meeting is October 10-11, 2014 in (Pablo, MT. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

NIEA 2014 Convention & Trade Show is October 15-18, 2014 in Anchorage. AK. For details visit: http://www.niea.org.

45 th Annual National Indian Education Association Convention and Trade Show is October 15-19, 2014, in Anchorage, AK. For details go to: http://www.niea.org/events/overview.php.

19th La Cosecha Dual Language Conference ( is November 19 - 22, 2014 in Santa Fe, NM. For information visit: http://www.dlenm.org/.

AFN 2014 Conference is October 23-25, 2014 in(Anchorage, AK. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

71st Annual Convention & Marketplace is October 26-31, 2014 in (Atlanta, Georgia. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

45 th Annual National Indian Education Association Convention and Trade Show is October 15-19, 2014, in Anchorage, AK. For details go to: http://www.niea.org/events/overview.php.

19th La Cosecha Dual Language Conference ( is November 19 - 22, 2014 in Santa Fe, NM. For information visit: http://www.dlenm.org/.

The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, Inc. (ILDI) is holding the ( 2014 World Indigenous Business Forum is in Guatemala City, October 27-31, 2014. For details visit: http://wibf.ca/.

Annual, Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island may be in October or November 2014. For details go to: http://www.iitc.org/conferences-events/community-events/.

STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math): The Wisdom of Our Languages & Cultures 40 th Bilingual Multicultural Education / Equity Conference, may be, November 2014. For details visit: http://bmeec.net/.

First Nations Language Keepers Conference may be in November 2015 at the Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Details area available at: http://www.sicc.sk.ca/

MEES Australia in cooperation with the Eduarda Foundation, Inc. may hold the 2014 National Indigenous Health Conference in November, 2014. For details contact: Mike Edubas: edubasmike@yahoo.com.

Tribal Interior Budget Council is November 5-6, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

NACA Annual Conference & Expo is November 10-13, 2014 in (Palm Springs, CA. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

7th Annual Tusweca Tiospaye 2014 Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit: "Uniting Our First Nations to Save Our Languages" is November 12-14, 2014, in Rapid City, SD. For details visit: http://tuswecatiospaye.org/2014savethedate.

The 2014 Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit ( is in Rapid City, SD, November 13-15, 2014. For details go to: http://www.tuswecatiospaye.org/.

Tribal Technical Advisory Group is November 19-20, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Language revitalization in a Russian & European context: (Exploring solutions for minority language maintenance (is December 2, 2014. For information go to: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/minor-eurus/conference2013/..

HHS Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting is December 4-5, 2014 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Intertribal Agricultural Council Annual Convention is December 8-11, 2014, details (TBD. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

A Community on Ecosystem Services Linking Science, Practice & Decision Marking is December 8-11, in 2014(Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

2014 World Indigenous Domestic Violence Conference is in Cairns, Australia, December 8–10, 2014. For information visit: www.indigenousconferences.com or email: admin@indigenoushealth.net

NICWA Training Institutes -Positive Indian Parenting (-ICWA Basics (-Advanced ICWA is in San Diego, CA, December 13, 2014. For details visit: http://www.nicwa.org

SSILA Annual Winter Meeting may be in January 2015. For more information  http://linguistlist.org/ssila/AnnualMeeting/AnnualMeeting.cfm.

Center for Advanced Research in Language Acquisition, 5th International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence may be in January 2015. For information visit: http://cercll.arizona.edu/development/conferences/2014_icc.

22nd Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium may be at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, in January 2015. Information will become available at www.uhh.hawaii.edu.

Eleventh international conference on environmental, cultural, economic and social sustainability is at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark from 21-23 January 2015. The On Sustainability knowledge community is brought together by a common concern for sustainability in an holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic and social concerns intersect. For details go to http://onsustainability.com/2015-conference?utm_source=Dan%27s+Promo&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=S15A+Dan%27s+Promo.

The 18 th Annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit is likely in February 2015, in Washington, D.C. For information go to: http://www.niea.org/Membership/Legislative-Summit.aspx.

The United National 2014 Indian Tribal Youth Midyear UNITY Meeting may be in February 2015. For details go to: http://www.unityinc.org/.

National Association for Bilingual Education 43rd Annual Conference may be in, February 2015. For information go to: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/icldc/2013/call.html.

5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC): may be at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, February or March 2015. For details visit: http://events.hellotrade.com/conferences/international-conference-on-language-documentation-and-conservation/.

The 2015 Conference of the National Association of Native American Studies is at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center, Baton Rouge, LA, is February 9-15, 2015. For more information, please visit the following: http://www.naaas.org/.

Native/Indigenous Studies Area of the 2015 Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association (Formerly the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association) 36th annual meeting is February 11-14, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM. Further details can be found at: http://swtxpca.org/ https://mail.msu.edu/cgi-bin/webmail?timestamp=1187041691&md5=r%2B8zeYT8m2RajaxaGpmkeQ%3D%3D&redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swtexaspca.org%2F .

The NCAI 2015 Executive Council Winter Session is February 23-25, 2015 at the (L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC.For details go to: http://www.ncai.org/Conferences-Events.7.0.html.

The 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC) : Enriching Theory, Practice, & Application is February 26-March 1, 2015, at Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, HI. For details visit: http://icldc-hawaii.org.

SWCOLT is in Colorado - Denver, OMNI Interlocken, February 26-28, 2015. For information go to: http://www.swcolt.org/.

The 38 th Annual California Conference on American Indian Education may be in March 2015. For more information contact: Achel McBride: (530)895-4212 x 110, Irma Amaro: (707)464-3512, or Judy Delgado at 916-319-0506, judelgado@cde.ca.gov, or go to: http://www.aisc.ucla.edu/admin/gcal.shtml.

The 10 th Annual Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of the Americas ( may be at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, in March 2015, put on by the Center for American Indian Languages, at the University of Utah, which also runs a series of workshops. For details go to: http://www.cail.utah.edu, or contact Jennifer Mitchell: cail.utah@gmail.com.

Ninth Heritage Language Research Institute: Heritage Speakers and the Advantages of Bilingualism may be in March 2015 at UCLA. For details go to: http://nhlrc.ucla.edu/.

Third International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages may be in March 2015 at UCLA, Los Angles, CA, For details visit: http://nhlrc.ucla.edu/.

TESOL : Explore – Sustain – Renew may be in March 2015. For details go to: http://www.tesol.org/.

National RES (Reservation Economic Summit) Las Vegas is March 9-12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (ttp://www.ncai.org/events/2015/03/09/national-res-reservation-economic-summit-las-vegas).

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 69th Annual Conference is March 15–17, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA.  For information visit: http://www.ascd.org/conferences.aspx.

National RES (Reservation Economic Summit) Las Vegas is March 17-20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (http://www.ncai.org/events/2014/03/17/national-res-reservation-economic-summit-las-vegas).

Massachusetts Association of Bilingual Education Cross-Cultural Connections is March 22, 2015, in New Haven, CT. For information visit: http://www.massmabe.org/.

National Johnson O'Malley Association Conference is March 25-7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. For Details go to: http://www.njoma.com/.

The National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) 43rd Annual Conference may be in April 2015 For details contact National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES), Department of Ethnic Studies, Colorado State University, 1790 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-179, www.ethnicstudies.org.

The 11th Giving the Gift of Language (: A Teacher Training Workshop for Native Language Instruction and Acquisition may be in April 2015. For information visit: http://www.nsilc.org/index.htm.

Alaska Native Studies Conference 2014 may be in April 2015 at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. For details go to: http://alaskanativestudies.org.

American Indian Cultures and Literatures area of the PCA/ACA (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association) National Conference 2015 may be in April, 2015. For details. Visit: http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php.

The Western Political Science Association (WPSA) 2015, April 2, 2015 - April 4, 2015(Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, will likely include one or more Race, Ethnicity an Politics panels that could include Indigenous issues. For details go to: http://wpsa.research.pdx.edu/

Tenth Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference is April 10-11 2015, at University of North Carolina at Pembroke. For more information contact Alesia Cummings at (910)521-6266, alesia.cummings@uncp.edu or  Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs, (910)521-6266, mary.jacobs@uncp.edu, http://www.uncp.edu/sais/.

Washington Association of Bilingual Education : Culture and Content Connections: Keys to Academic Success is April 11 – 12, 2015, in Tacoma, WA. For details go to: http://wabewa.org/.

Native American Finance Officers Association's 32nd Annual Conference is April 14-15, 2015 at the Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans, LA. For more information visit www.nafoa.org.

National Indian Child Welfare Association 33rd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is April 19-22, 2015 in Portland, Or. For Details go to: www. nicwa.org.

NICWA Training Institutes -Positive Indian Parenting (-ICWA Basics is in Portland, OR, April 23-24, 2015. For details visit: http://www.nicwa.org.

The Native American Student Advocacy Institute may be in May 2015. (For details visit: http://nasai.collegeboard.org/.

The 7th Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Conference may be in May 2015. For more information go to: ( http://conferences.la.utexas.edu/naisa2014/or http://naisa.ais.arizona.edu/.

                                    

22nd Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Conference and 6 th Western Symposium on Language Issues (WeSLI) may be in June 2015. For details go to: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/AIE/conf.html.

Fostering Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship in the Americas Conference: FIBEA 2015 may be in June 2015. For information and to make submissions contact fibea@mgt.unm.edu, or visit http://conferences.mgt.unm.edu/fibea/ or http://fibeamanaus.mgt.unm.edu/defaultENG.asp.

4th Annual Indigenous Peoples' Rights Course & Field Visit in Costa Rica by Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and University for Peace (UPEACE), Costa Rica: E-Learning Course Indigenous Peoples' Rights: June 4 - July 15, 2014; Field Visit: Amburi, Talamanca, Costa Rica: 4 - 10 August 4-10, 2014. For details go to: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=1457&language_id=1

The 2015 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums may be in June 2015. For information, to view past conference programs and/or submit a proposal before the November 15 deadline, visit: http://www.atalm.org. Please direct questions to atalminfo@gmail.com.

The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) is a national non-profit organization that advocates for American Indian and Alaska Native federal employees. SAIGE 22nd Annual National Training Program: “Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever” is likely in June 2015. Information is available from the Society of American Indian Government Employees, P.O. Box 7715, Washington, D.C. 20044, www.saige.org.

UCLA American Indian Studies Center Summer in Montana may be in June 2015: Child Welfare, Family Law, and the American Indian Child. For details see: www.aisc.ucla.edu/news/.../ Summer%20in%20 Montana%20flyer.pdf.

The International Society for Language Studies, co-sponsored by Akita International University, is pleased to announce that we will hold a conference from June 13-15, 2014 at Akita International University, in Akita, Japan. The theme of the conference will be “ A Critical Examination of Language and Society.” For more information go to http://www.isls.co/index-2.html.

Dene (Athabaskan) Language Conference may be in Prince George, BC, June 2015. For more information, please visit: http://www.uaf.edu/alc/.

2014 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit is June 22-24, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia, at Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202. For details go to: http://www.tesol.org/events-landing-page/2014/03/20/2014-tesol-advocacy-policy-summit.

ATDLE is June 23 – 26, 2014, in Sacramento, CA. For details visit: http://atdle.org/.

The Northwest Indian Language Institute Summer 2015 may be in June-July 2015, at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. For details go to: http://pages.uoregon.edu/nwili/.

Seventh International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Responses may be at the University of Iceland, (Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2015 . The Climate Change Conference is for any person with an interest in, and concern for, scientific, policy and strategic perspectives in climate change. It will address a range of critically important themes relating to the vexing question of climate change. Plenary speakers will include some of the world’s leading thinkers in the fields of climatology and environmental science, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by researchers and practitioners. For details go to: http://on-climate.com/the-conference.

The NCAI 2015 Mid Year Conference is in June 2015. For details go to: http://www.ncai.org/Conferences-Events.7.0.html.

Regional RES (Reservation Economic Summit) D.C. is June 15-17, 2015 in (Washington, DC. For more information go to: http://www.ncai.org/conferences-events/national-events.

Language is Life Biennial Conference ( may be in September 2015. For details, visit: http://www.aicls.org/.

Eighth Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium ( may be in September 2015. For details go to: http://www.grassrootsindigenousmultimedia.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=137

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Annual Consumer Conference is in the Nashville, TN Area, September 21-22, 2015 (http://www.ncai.org/events/2015/09/21/nihb-annual-consumer-conference).

The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc. (ILDI), O’ahu, Hawaii, is host for World Indigenous Business Forum 2015, possibly in October 2015. for details go to: http://wibf.ca/.

72nd Annual Convention and Marketplace is October 18-23, 2015(, in San Diego, CA. For details go to: http://www.ncai.org/Conferences-Events.7.0.html.

Eleventh Native American Symposium and a performance event may be in November 2015, possibly at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma.  For details visit www.se.edu/nas/, or contact Dr. Mark B. Spencer, Department of English, Humanities, and Languages, Box 4121, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK 74701-0609, mspencer@se.edu

The 2015 Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit ( is in Rapid City, SD, November 19-21, 2015. For details go to: http://www.tuswecatiospaye.org/.

USHRN Bi-annual Human Rights Conference may be in December 2015. For more information and registration: http://www.ushrnetwork.org/.

The NCAI 2016 Executive Council Winter Session is February 22-24, 2016(, in Washington, DC. For details go to: http://www.tuswecatiospaye.org/.

SWCOLT is at the East West Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, in March 2016. For information go to: http://www.swcolt.org/.

NIEA 2015 Convention & Trade Show is October 13-17, 2015 in Portland, OR. For details visit: http://www.niea.org.

National Indian Child Welfare Association's (NICWA) 34th Annual Conference(, Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (is April 3-6, 2016 in (St. Paul, Minnesota (http://www.ncai.org/events/2016/04/03/nicwa-annual-conference).

Breath of Life / Silent No More Language Restoration Workshop for California Indian Languages is possibly in June 2016, For details visit: http://www.aicls.org.

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Annual Consumer Conference is in the Tucson, AZ Area, September 19-23, 2016 (http://www.ncai.org/events/2016/09/19/nihb-annual-consumer-conference).

NIEA 2016 Convention & Trade Show is October 4-8, 2016 in Reno, NV. For details visit: http://www.niea.org.

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Annual Consumer Conference is in the Billings, MT Area, September 25-29, 2017 (http://www.ncai.org/events/2017/09/25/nihb-annual-consumer-conference).

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