Document Type

Grant Application


University of Maine


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Project Period

FY 2000-2001

Event Sponsor

Cultural Affairs and Distinguished Lecture Series

Project Abstract/ Summary

Native American Studies is applying for a Cultural Afrairs & Distinguished Lecture Committee Grant), order to present a two-day symposium (I2-I3 April) during the spring semester of 2001. The topic of the symposium will be, Initiating the Dialogue: Academic Research Ethics in Indian Country, The purpose of the Symposium is to provide a forum in which University of Maine Faculty and the Maine Indian communities can begin to discuss the role of professional ethics when working with Native communities. This will provide an opportunity for University researchers (which ultimately includes Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate researchers) who do research involving Indian communities to learn about the concerns of Indian communities, and to learn how to conduct appropriate and respectful research in those communities. Featured presenters at this Symposium will include professors Donald Fixico (University of Kansas), Duane Champagne (UCLA), Devon Mihesuah (Northern Arizona University), Kenneth Morrison (Arizona State University), and Nate St Pierre (Montana State University).