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Indigenous Peoples Speciality Group of the Association of American Geographers


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Indigenous Issues Study Group of the Institute of Australian Geographers


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Indigenous People's Working Group of the Canadian Association of Geographers

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IPWG Sponsored Sessions at the CAG 2012 Annual Congress

Assessing Participatory Research Methods (Non-Visual) in Environmental and  Resource Management (Thursday 8:30 to 10:00, Peters 1019)
CHAIR: Monica Mulrennan
1. Annie Lalancette, Concordia University, “Understanding the Human Dimension of an Indigenous Fishery: Potential and Limits of Some Participatory Methods.”
2. Nicole D. Brunet, McGill University, “Understanding Community Participation in the Environmental Sciences: Factors and Outcomes.”
3. Murray M. Humphries, McGill University, “The Evolution of Local Participation and the Mode of Knowledge Production in Arctic Science.”
4. Melanie Wiber, University of New Brunswick, “Methodological Challenges in Participatory Risk Assessment: Canada’s Atlantic Inshore Fishery.”

Indigenous Homelessness (Tuesday 10:30to 12:00, Arts 2C3)
CHAIR: Julia Christensen
1. Yale D. Belanger, University of Lethbridge, “Housing and Homelessness in Urban Aboriginal People in Urban Centres.”
2. Julia Christensen, University of British Columbia, “Our Home, Our Way of Life: The Meaning and Context of Northern Housing (In)security.”
3. Daphne Habibis, University of Tasmania, “Australian Housing Policy, Misrecognition and Indigenous Homelessness.”

Geographic/Spatial Data (Wednesday 8:30 to 10:00, Arts 2C3)
CHAIR: Pavlos Kanaroglou
1. Leanne Hindmarch, Scholars Portal, “Scholars GeoPortal: Improving Geospatial Data Access for Ontario Researchers and Students.”
2. Pascal V. Calarco, University of Waterloo, “Research Data Management at the University of Waterloo: How Can Librarians Help?”
3. Yunwei Dong, University of Waterloo, “Spatial Data Quality Assessment for the Telecommunication Domain.”
4. Soheil Boroushaki, California State University Northridge, “Implementing Ordered Weighted Averaging (OWA) Operators in ArcGIS Using ModelBuilder.”

Aboriginal Women’s Experiences of the Land (Wednesday, 10:30 to 12:00, Arts 2C3)
CHAIR: Sarah de Leeuw
1. Claudine Boucher, Université Laval, Bringing Back Life: Childbirth and Inuit Women's Sense of Place and Belonging.”
2. Laurence Simard-Gagnon, Université Laval, “Lived territories: a tale of Inuit women’s contemporary subsistence and belonging.”
3. Monica E. Mulrennan, Concordia University, “Sea Space, Home Place: connections of Indigenous Torres Strait Islander Women to Sea.”

Geographical Research Involving Indigenous Peoples (Friday, 8:30 to 10:00, Arts 2C3)
CHAIR: Anne Godlewska
1. Nicolas Houde, Université du Québec à Montréal, “Research Design in a Collaborative Setting: The Example of Nisawitatan Kitaskino.”
2. Caroline Desbiens, Université Laval, “How Would You Put It? Divergent Narratives and Uncommon Languages between University and Indigenous Community Researchers.”
3. Bryan S. R. Grimwood, University of Waterloo, “Six P’s for Enacting Relational Ethics: Recursive Patterns in Community-based Participatory Research of an Arctic Riverscape.”
4. Marcie Snyder, University of Toronto, “Establishing Respectful Research Relationships: Working Together Toward Positive Change.”
5. Heather Castleden, Dalhousie University, “Insights from the Canadian Geographer’s Special Issue on Community-based Participatory Research Involving Indigenous Peoples.”

 

 

CAG Special sessions sponsored by IPWG June 1-5, 2010 Annual CAG Meeting, Regina

Paper Session W2.2: Wednesday June 2, 2010 8:30-10:00

Education, Geography and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

CAG Special Session – Sponsored by Indigenous Peoples Working Group

Organizers: Susan Delise, Paul Chaput and Anne Godlewska, Department of Geography, Queen's University Chair: Paul Chaput, Department of Geography, Queen's University (by dani holland)

• Reflections on Project Roles and Technologies: The Cybercartographic Atlas of the Lake Huron Treaty (Brauen, Pyne) Reconciling the Geographies of Academia and Aboriginal Peoples (McCreary, Mills)

• Imposed Identity from Above: Aboriginal Peoples in Ontario Secondary School Grade 9 Geography (Binkley)

• Lack of Knowledge as Power: Results of an On-line Survey of Aboriginal Knowledge Amongst Students at Queen's (Godlewska, Massey)

Paper Session R2.2: Thursday June 3, 10:30–12:00 R2.3

Urban Aboriginal Issues I: Identity and Community

CAG Special Session – Sponsored by Indigenous Peoples Working Group

Organizers: Evelyn Peters, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and Ryan Walker, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan Chair: Evelyn Peters, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

• Understanding Diversity and Interculturalism Between Aboriginal Peoples and Newcomers (Immigrants) in Winnipeg (Gyepi-Garbrah, Walker)

• More Than a House: Urban Aboriginal Housing and Quality of Life (Fraser N, Walker)

• The Resilient Identities of Urban Aboriginal Women (Hogan)

• Comparison of Impacts of Urban Reserves and Other Vehicles of Economic Development Used by First Nations in Saskatchewan: A Preliminary Analysis (Schneider, Starchenko, Kayseas, Anderson R B)

Paper Session R3.3: Thursday June 3, 13:30–15:00

Urban Aboriginal Issues II: Homelessness


CAG Special Session – Sponsored by Indigenous Peoples Working Group


Organizers: Evelyn Peters, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and Ryan Walker, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan Chair: Ryan Walker, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan

• Moving Place to Place Makes it Homelessness: Perceptions of Home and Homelessness Among First Nations Hidden Homeless People (Peters)

• Knowledge Sharing by First Nations and Métis Homeless People in Saskatoon (Pruden-Nansel)

• 'It's Not a Home, It's an Institution': The Relationships Between Rural-Urban Migration, Institutional Resources and Individual Pathways to Homelessness in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories (Christensen)

• Change in the Settlement Patterns of Canadian Aboriginal Peoples Between 1996 and 2006 (Starchenko, Peters)


Paper Session R4.4: Thursday June 3, 15:15–16:45

Community-Based Participatory Research and Indigenous Peoples

CAG Special Session – Sponsored by Indigenous Peoples Working Group

Organizers: Heather Castleden, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Monica Mulrennan, Department of Geography, Planning and Development, Concordia University and Cheryl Sutherland, Department of Geography, Queen's University Chair: Evelyn Peters, Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan Discussant: Heather Castleden, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University

Theme: Research involving Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS), Ch 9

• Partnerships in Protected Area Planning: The Wemindji Protected Areas Project (Mulrennan, Scott K)

• "If you list the whole community as co-author… that's unethical": Academic Perspectives on the Ethics of Community Co-authorship in Community-based Participatory Indigenous Research (Sloan Morgan, Castleden)

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