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NCAIS Graduate Student Conference 2012

Black Horse ledger, Ayer MS 3227

Black Horse ledger, Ayer MS 3227

Friday, August 3, 2012Saturday, August 4, 2012

9 am - 3 pm


Center for American Indian Studies Programs
NCAIS Graduate Student Conference

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Friday, August 3, 2012, 9 am to 3 pm

Matt Dougherty, UNC-Chapel Hill
“Those Indians are Judaical:” Puritan Missions and the Lost Tribes in New England, 1650-1660

Elizabeth Ellis, UNC-Chapel Hill
“We want to be friends with all the white people near us” Tunica Diplomacy in the 1760s and 1770s

Joanne Jahnke Wegner, University of Minnesota
Commodifying the Captive Body in Colonial New England

David R. Christensen, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
“‘Give Much Ask for Little’: Lakota Laborers Maintaining Culture in Western Nebraska’s Potato Harvest”

NCAIS Summer Institute Presentations
“Territory, Commemoration, and Monument: Indigenous and Settler Histories of Place and Power”

Natives’ Metropolis

Renee Zakhar, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Comparing the Indian communities of Milwaukee and Chicago

Josh Garret-Davis, Princeton University
Listening to the soundscape of the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Kasey Keeler, University of Minnesota
Indian places in suburban landscapes through county histories

Embodying Absence, Encountering Archives

Taylor Spence, Yale University/University of the South
The archival absence of Scarlet House

Ashley Smith, Cornell University
Rivers and archives as places of embodied knowledge production

Denise Green, University of British Columbia
Material Artifacts and Bodies as sites of Colonial Encounter on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Borderlands: It’s Complicated

Happy Avery, University of Montana
Indian slavery and captivity in the Rocky Mountain West

Elizabeth Ellis, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Eighteenth-century diplomacy among small Indian nations of the Lower Mississippi

Emily Grafton, University of Manitoba
Canadian federalism in the late nineteenth century

Margaret Huettl, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Ojibwe peoplehood on nineteenth-century reserves and reservations

Katie Walkiewicz, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Swampy stories: U.S. narratives of Florida and the Second Seminole War (1835-1842)

Untangling Identities in a Knotted Landscape

Dean Bruno, Vanderbilt University
Memory and meaning of the Sullivan Campaign centennial of 1879

Maurice Crandall, University of New Mexico
Carlos Montezuma’s cross-continental origin, family, and identity

Devon Ezra Miller, Michigan State University
Anabaptist and Indigenous interaction in the Great Lakes in the nineteenth century

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 1 pm to 3 pm

Alena Rosen, University of Manitoba
Community Matters: Art Making in and Around Pangnirtung, Nunavut from the Late 1800s to the Present

Akikwe Cornell, University of Minnesota
Hair Apparent: The Stereotyping of American Indian Hair in Cinema

Khalil Johnson, Yale Univeristy
“Red, Black, and Brown: Indian Schools and Black Educators after Brown v. Board of Education”

Amanda Zink, University of Illinois
Fashioning American Indian Femininity: Ora V. Eddleman Reed and Popular Magazines