Rooted in the Mountains

rooted in the mountains


Seventh Annual Symposium Integrating Indigenous Knowledge, Language, Health and Environment

September 22-23, 2016

Rooted in the Mountains: Valuing our Common Ground emphasizes the connection between local and traditional knowledge with health and environmental issues.  This is an interdisciplinary forum where enthnography, literature, art, music, Native and Western science converge. Our theme for this year's conference is 'The Importance of Time and Place'.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Brett Riggs, Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies. 

 Call for Posters: Deadline June 15, 2016

 We welcome abstract submissions for paper presentations addressing our theme, 'The Importance of Time and Place'.  Please email your 300 word proposal with your name and contact information to Amy McKenzie.  Proposals are encouraged from all disciplines.  Students may submit proposals for poster presentations.  

 call for posters flyer

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