Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Starts January 30th 2018

Posted on

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia will once again offer the free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education starting January 30th, 2018. 
Please share with colleagues, educators, staff, community members, students or others, the information on the updated and revised MOOC offering.
This is a free 6 week course supporting professional and personal learning for advancing Indigenous perspectives and reconciliation in community, education, and work contexts. It runs asynchronous, which means you view materials and engage in the course at your own pace. There are many exemplars from Canada, Australia, the US, and New Zealand.

 

Advertisements

SAGE Saturday: Feb 10 2018 – Exploring Academic Careers with Indigenous Scholars

Posted on

February 10th 9:30am – 2:30pm

Exploring Academic Careers with Indigenous Scholars at SFU Harbour Centre in Room (HC 2205)

Are you interested in learning more about how to plan for various academic roles and career pathways inside and outside academia? Our next SAGE meeting will be attended by four Indigenous academics who will discuss their roles and experiences in their current positions.

The intent of our session is to mutually explore the helpful and hindering aspects of academic career planning. Please come prepared to engage in dialogue and ask lots of questions. Lunch provided.

Panelists:
Dr. Verna Billy Minnibarriet (Secwepemc Nation) Educational Doctorate and is Vice President Academic & Strategic Partnerships at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.
Dr. Jeannie Morgan (Nisga’a) Ph.D. in Sociology and is currently a lecturer in the First Nations Studies Department at SFU.
Dr. Amy Parent (Nisga’a) Ph.D. in Education, is an Assistant Professor of Education at SFU and a recent postdoctoral fellow from UBC.
Dr. Alannah Young (Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Treaty #5 and former member of Peguis Anishinaabe, Treaty #1, in Manitoba) Ph.D. in Education and is currently doing a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC.

Please RSVP to grad.sage@ubc.ca

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Internship in Archival Practices – Joint Internship with Recovering Voices and the National Anthropological Archives: Due December 25, 2017

Posted on

Recovering Voices and the National Anthropological Archives are looking for an intern to help create culture-specific subject guides. Check out the attached description if you’re interested!
 
Applications will be accepted until December 25, 2017.

Oxford-Agnese Nelms Haury Scholarship- Lincare College (University of Oxford, UK): Due Program Dependent/ January 2018

Posted on

Oxford-Agnese Nelms Haury Scholarship
Linacre College, Oxford University, Oxford/UK
 
  • SCHOLARSHIP STATUS: Open
  • CLOSING DATE: Relevant January deadline
  • NATIONALITY: Normally resident in the USA or Canada and hold official status in the US or Canada as American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • LEVEL OF STUDY: Masters
  • SUBJECT: Please refer to list below
  • VALUE: 100% of University and college fees + at least £14,553 for living costs
  • DURATION: Period of fee liability
  • NUMBER OF AWARDS: 1
  • APPLICATION DETAILS: Through the University
 
The Agnese Nelms Haury Scholarship at Linacre College, Oxford University covers tuition fees and living costs for Native American and First Nations students from the US and Canada for a one-year taught Masters degree at Oxford University in association with Linacre College.  The scholarship also covers:
  • one flight from US/Canada to London at the start of the program,
  • one flight from London to US/Canada at the end of program, and
  • visa application expenses for the standard visa process.
 
For more information about the scholarship program requirements, visit Native American/First Nations at Oxford University at The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice Program.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students should apply and gain admission to one of the designated Masters courses at Oxford University (see below) and hold official status in the US or Canada as American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nation, Metis or Inuit.
 
The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.
 
To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline. American and Canadian nationals who are offered a place on one of the eligible courses will be contacted by email around April 2017 and will be asked to submit additional material if they believe they meet the selection criteria regarding official status, as outlined above. The scholarship holder should be prepared to provide evidence of native status.  Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

SAGE Tea & Toast: Wednesday afternoons starting January 10 at the UBC Longhouse

Posted on

We are revamping Coffee and Catch Up- it will now be known as Tea and Toast!

There will also be a new time of 1230-200pm at the Longhouse. We will still meet every week on Wednesdays, and tea, coffee, and toast will be provided. You are encouraged to bring your lunch and join us for some social time with other Indigenous graduate students!

Please invite other Indigenous graduate students if they don’t know about SAGE, and encourage them to sign up for the SAGE mailing list so they can stay informed about all the SAGE events.

 

 

Summer Native American Fellowship at Peabody Essex Museum: Due January 5, 2018

Posted on

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN: Summer Native American Fellowship
Apply now for an 11-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). January 5, 2018 is the deadline.
PEM seeks rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for our expanded Native American Fellowship (NAF) Program. We are looking for graduate students and emerging professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native backgrounds who are eager to develop the knowledge, skills and networks necessary to become 21st-century community and museum leaders.
Fellows work with PEM’s dynamic staff and gain access to a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum management. Weekly workshops, field trips, mentoring and in-depth engagement on museum projects support Fellows in sustaining their existing skills while cultivating their professional development needs. Placements will be available in: Curatorial, Integrated Media, Creative Services, Collection Management, Merchandising/Business Marketing, Development and Education.
NAF Program offers stipend, housing and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request.
You can find a description of the program, application guidelines and frequently asked questions at: https://pem.org/nasummerfellowship
Questions? Email us at: nafellowship@pem.org

Indigenous Feminisms Speciality, Assistant Adjunct Professor- Mills College (San Francisco, CA)

Posted on

The Department of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in Indigenous Feminisms. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience, a proven track record of mentoring and working with American Indian students, and a strong connection to American Indian students.

The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching five courses per year plus departmental service. Teaching will include: Introduction to Women’s Studies, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, and three upper division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization that can be cross listed between Ethnic Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  This position includes student advising as well as serving as the faculty advisor to the Indigenous Women’s Alliance, coordinating events for Native American heritage month and supporting the MillsNext American Indian Initiative to enhance the recruitment and retention of American Indian students.
This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018.

For more information, please visit the job advertisement:

https://mills.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=83E756373E0C2B7C7A9B4D6FFB9093A2;jsessionid=E8D1EFBAB830A741DEA3D71197C7AAD8?JOBID=92341