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Rising Up - Abstract Submission Form

McMaster Indigenous Graduate Student Organization Presents: Rising Up, Indigenous Protectors Empowering Nations Through Research.  March 9-12th, 2017.  A graduate student conference on resurgence, reconciliation, and reclamation in indigenous studies.  Abstract submission deadline: January 20th, 2017.

The Rising Up Conference invites graduate students to discuss and explore perspectives on resurgence, reconciliation and reclamation in Indigenous Studies whether academically, artistically, or through activism. The conference theme "Indigenous Protectors Empowering Nations Through Research" builds upon this legacy of mobilizing Indigenous Peoples globally for research grounded in Indigenous Knowledge that empowers our diverse nations. We welcome papers from all disciplines. The conference will be held March 9-12, 2017 at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON.  

Abstract Submission deadline: January 20, 2017

Please indicate your status during this conference  

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Your abstract should inform the audience of the following:

  • what the paper/session is about
  • who it is about, or who the participants are/were
  • the geographical location or focus where appropriate
  • how the research you are presenting was undertaken (methods and methodological framework)
  • the significance of the research and your key findings and conclusions

If your presentation is accepted, this will appear in the program booklet.

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