30 Nov 202214:30 - 16:00Online

Description

An event organised by the Indigenous Studies Discussion Group research network.

Postponed from 23 November 2022

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Speakers

  • LeAndra Nephin (University of Oxford)
  • Jimmy Lee Beason II (Citizen of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma)
  • Shelby Siebers (Member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, Alumnus of Lawrence University)
  • Yvette Holt (Poet, essayist, academic, researcher and comedian)

Moderator

  • Joseph Powell (University of Cambridge)

About the speakers

LeAndra Nephin, Complex Trauma Therapist at University of Oxford; Enrolled member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa with lineal descent from the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska; Board Member for Incomindios UK, Beyond the Spectacle: Native North American Presence in Britain.

Jimmy Lee Beason II,  citizen of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma, from the Eagle Clan. Writer, poet, and essayist about contemporary native issues. Professor in the Indigenous and American Indian Studies Department at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Shelby Siebers,  member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Alumnus of Lawrence University with a degree in Ethnic Studies and Psychology. Research centered around barriers faced by Indigenous youth in educational settings. Cultural advisor, Native American Support Specialist for Native high school students.

Yvette Holt, Aboriginal Australian poet, essayist, academic, researcher and comedian, of the Bidjara, Yiman and Wakaman nations of Queensland; Chairperson of the First Nations Australia Writers Network (FNAWN).

 

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