UAA Campus is Open

We are pleased to report the UAA Anchorage campus will open on Wednesday, Dec. 5, following last Friday's earthquake. The Chugiak-Eagle River Campus will remain closed, but classes will resume in alternative locations. Students should check UAOnline for their new meeting location. As you return to campus, we encourage you to check the web page uaa.alaska.edu/earthquakerecovery for important safety tips and resources about how to submit work requests to facilities for repairs. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates.

2016 | Wellness & Healing: Indigenous Innovations & Alaska Native Research

Anchorage, Alaska
April 14 - 16, 2016

Keynote speakers: Dr. Michael Yellow Bird (Arikara) & Shawn Wilson (Cree)

Scholars and practitioners from all fields submitted proposals and panels on a variety of topics including:
 
  • Traditional Medicine
  • Indigenous and Western Concepts of Healing
  • The Arctic as a global political reality
  • Alaska Native business models
  • Food Sovereignty
  • Issues of Historical Trauma
  • Truth & Reconciliation as a healing process in boarding/residential schools
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
  • Indigenous Games
  • Village Outmigration
  • Sustainable Economies
  • United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Spirituality and Ceremony
  • New Educational Paradigms
  • Technology
  • Self-determination and Sovereignty
  • History
  • Oral Traditions and Contemporary Texts
  • Indigenous Research Methodologies
  • Alaska Native Science and Math; Subsistence in a time of global climate change
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