York University, Toronto, Ontario
Jennifer Bonnell, York University
Colin Coates, York University
Sean Kheraj, York University
Carolyn Podruchny, York University
Stacy Nation-Knapper, McMaster University
Deborah McGregor, York University
Schedule | Suggested Readings | Sponsors
Day One: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6:30pm-7:30pm: Welcome CHESS 2017 Participants and Reception
Location: Women’s Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto
- Reception with snacks and cash bar
- Welcome to CHESS 2017 participants
7:30pm-9pm: Keynote Address
Location: Women’s Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Aurther Avenue, Toronto
- Speaker: Bonnie Devine, OCAD University
“Claims, Names, and Allegories”
9pm: Depart for Pond Road Residence at York University via TTC
Day Two: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Location: York University, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, room 0011
- Tea, coffee, juice, muffins, and other breakfast snacks
9am: Board bus in front of Pond Road Residences at York University for Crawford Lake
10am-1pm: Crawford Lake Visit
Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
- Visit to Crawford Lake Conservation Area
- Guided tour of reconstructed Iroquoian village
- Hiking and exploration of Crawford Lake area
- Lunch and book launch featuring Tom Peace and Kathryn Labelle, and contributors to From Huronia to Wendakes: Adversity, Migration, and Resilience, 1650-1900 (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)
1pm: Board bus for Woodland Cultural Centre Museum and Art Gallery
2pm-8:30pm: Six Nations of the Grand River Visit
- Guided tour of Woodland Cultural Centre Museum and Art Gallery
- Guided tour of residential school (Mush Hole)
- Nature walk, “Indigenous Plants and Indigenous Peoples”
- Dinner at Woodland Cultural Centre
- Evening workshop: corn cob keychains
8:30pm: Board bus to Arlington Hotel
Day Three: Friday, June 2, 2017
7:30am-9am: Breakfast at Hotel
9am: Board bus at Arlington Hotel for Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Community Centre
9:40am-2pm: Visit to Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
- Welcome talk: Margaret Sault, Band Councillor and historian
- Tour of reserve and talk with Carolyn King, former chief and historian
- Presentations on Women and Power in Anishnaabe Communities:
- Deborah McGregor (Law and Environmental Studies, York University), “Acknowledging the Land and Waters of the Great Lakes”
- Brittany Luby (History, University of Guelph), “Heath and Disease Along the Winnipeg River: What I learned from the Women of Dalles 38C Indian Reserve”
- Lunch at Mississauguas of the New Credit Community Centre
2pm: Board bus for Toronto (with stops at Iroqrafts Gift Shop, Pearson International Airport) and final stop at TTC Subway (Kipling Station)
Suggested Readings and More
Thorpe, Jocelyn. “Indian Residential Schools: An Environmental and Gender History” The Otter~La loutre, 27 April 2016, http://niche-canada.org/2016/04/27/indian-residential-schools-an-environmental-and-gender-history/.
Leddy, Lianne C. “Intersections of Indigenous and Environmental History in Canada” Canadian Historical Review 98, no. 1 (March 2017): 83-95. http://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/chr.98.1.Leddy
Christi Belcourt, “Canada, I can cite for you 150” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6U9JV5-bA8
Christi Belcourt, “The Revolution Has Begun” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqBXDPzyLm0
Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. (2014). Social Justice, Transformation and Indigenous Methodologies. In R. Rinehart, K. N. Barbour, & C. C. Pope (Eds.), Ethnographic Worldviews Transformations and Social Justice (pp. 15-20). Springer.
Robertson, Kimberly. “The ‘law and order’ of Violence against Native Women: A Native Feminist Analysis of the Tribal Law and Order Act,” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society vol. 5, no. 1 (2016): 1-23.
Goeman, M. R. & Denetdale, J. N. “Native Feminisms: Legacies, Interventions, and Indigenous Sovereignties.” Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 24 no. 2, 2009, pp. 9-13. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/wic.0.0035
Wilson, Shawn. “What is indigenous research methodology?” Canadian Journal of Native Education vol. 25, no. 2 (2001): 175-79.
Luby, Brittany. “From Milk-Medicine to Public (Re)Education Programs: An Examination of Anishinabek Mothers’ Responses to Hydroelectric Flooding in the Treaty #3 District, 1900-1975,” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 32, no. 2 (2015): 363-89.
Labelle, Kathryn. “‘they are the life of the nation’: Women and War in Nadouek Society,” The Canadian Journal of Native Studies Volume 28, No. 1 (2008): 119-138.
Dawn Martin-Hill & Danielle Soucy. Ganoso’se’n e yo’gwilode’/One Who is Full of Our Traditional Knowledge: Ethical Guidelines for Aboriginal Research Elders and Healers Roundtable. A Report to the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics. 2004.
McGregor, Deborah. “Traditional ecological knowledge: An Anishnabe woman’s perspective.” Atlantis 29: 2 (2005), 103-109.
McGregor, Deborah. “Coming full circle: Indigenous knowledge, environment, and our future.” American Indian Quarterly 28: 3/4 (2004) 385-410.