7th Annual Distinguished American Indian Speakers Series, 

in partnership with the Tutxinmepu Conference



Cliff SiJohn -  August 2002

Keynote Speakers: 

Jeff Kinneeveauk, Alaskan Native and Senior Vice President of ASRC Energy Services, a subsidiary of Artic Slope Regional Corporation.  For more information on Mr. Kinneeveauk.

Cliff SiJohn, Coeur d'Alene Indian ElderFor more information on Mr. SiJohn.


Dates, Times and Place:

Mr. Kinneeveauk will speak on Wednesday November 8th at 6:30 pm in McClure Hall 209 on the University of Idaho campus. 

Mr. SiJohn will speak on Thursday November 9th at 6:00 pm in McClure Hall 209 on the University of Idaho campus. 


These two keynote addresses with focus on the importance of education and of taking responsibility for one's own future.   Indian high school students from area communities will also be attending.

Both speaking engagements are being co-sponsored by the Native American Student Association and the American Indian Studies Program 

All sessions are free and open to the public 

For more information call: (208) 885-6268 or e-mail: rfrey@uidaho.edu

Also plan to attend the:

Tutxinmepu Pow-Wow

November 11th (Grand Entry 12 noon) of 2006 on the University of Idaho, Moscow Campus, in Memorial Gym

Sponsored by the Native American Student Association 


The Annual Speaker's Series is sponsored by the

American Indian Studies Program

The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Idaho is pleased to sponsor the Distinguished American Indian Speaker's Series.  Begun in November of 2000 with the lecture by Rebecca Tsosie (Executive Director of the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University), followed in 2001 with Duane Champagne (Director of the American Indian Studies Center at UCLA), and in 2003 with Devon Mihesuah (Professor of Applied Indigenous Studies at Northern Arizona University), the series brings leading American Indian elders, scholars, artists, activists, and educators to campus for public lectures and workshops on topics of timely interest.

A Look Into the Past:

The 2000 - "Visions of Education for the 21st Century: Facing the Challenges of Cultural and Tribal Sovereignty"

The 2001 - "Renewing Tribal Governments through Reconsidering Tribal Constitutions"

 The 2002 - "The Art of the Powwow: Creating a Sense of Place through Camera and Brush"

The 2003 - "Indigenizing the Curriculum"

The 2004 - Series

The 2006 - "One Hundred and Fifty Years of Treaty Relations: Native Reflections on the Significance of the Treaties of 1855"



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