Native American Students in Advanced Academia

Native American Students in Advanced Academia (NASAA) presents:

The 10th Annual Symposium of Native and Indigenous Scholarship at the
University of Washington
May 13, 14, 2011
University of Washington Forest Room, Anderson Hall
9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

“Indigenous Knowledge Systems”

Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) can be represented in a variety of
forms. The concepts of relatedness and interconnectedness are embedded
in and contribute to knowledge creation, production and sharing. These
knowledge systems inform our relationships with research, scholarship
and activism. How do IKS influence and shape your work?

Indigenous graduate, professional, and undergraduate students, staff,
faculty members, and community scholars are invited to submit summaries
or abstracts for the opportunity to present work relating to this year’s

*Please submit a 250 word abstract to
by MARCH 31st*

Presentations can take any one of the following formats:
— Paper Presentation
— Poetry
— Posters
— Artwork (visual or musical)
— Panel Discussion (3-5 members max)
— Short film

Submissions should include:
— Title of presentation
— Affiliation (School, Department, Institution, Organization, Tribal)
— Contact email/phone
— Presentation format (oral presentation, poster, or panel)

Poetic submissions should be the actual poem(s). Artistic submissions
should include a photograph and description. Musical submissions should
describe lyrics as they relate to Indigenous Knowledge Systems.

Miranda Belarde-Lewis
PhD Program
The Information School
Indigenous Information Research Group
University of Washington