Edmonton, Alberta 

WHERE: Telus Center, University of Alberta

Room 134

11104 87 Avenue NW

WHEN: April 21st, 2017

FROM 9:00AM TO 4:00PM

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  • 9:00 - 9:30 - Registration and Coffee
  • 9:30 - 10:00 - Opening Ceremony by Reuben Quinn and Organizing Team Address
  • 10:00 - 11:30 - “World-Building in the Dystopian Now: Imagining and Podcasting Indigenous Futures”  presentations and panel discussion with podcasters Chelsea Vowel and Molly Swain from Métis In Space & Lauren Crazybull from This is Blackfoot Territory
  • 11:30 - 12:00 - Review of conversations in Winnipeg & Iqaluit
  • 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (concurrent with slideshow & audio listening to the archive)
  • 1:00 - 1:30 - “Revitalizing Indian Story-telling in the Media” Presentaton by Jodi Stonehouse - host of Acimowin on CJSR 88.5 FM
  • 1:30 - 2:15 - Discussion on CRTC Process and Policy
    • How would you like the CRTC consultation process to be conducted for reviewing the Native Broadcasting Policy?
    • How should the review process itself be changed?
    • What should the Native Broadcasting Policy entail?
    • What are the elements to include or exclude?
    • What changes would be required to the Broadcasting Act to ensure the policy is upheld?
    • See Native Radio Policy - CRTC Public Notice 1990-89 
  • 2:15 - 2:30 - Break
  • 2:30 - 4:00 - "Why we will never be treated as equals?" Presentation by Les Carpenter, Native Communications Society (NCS) of the NWT and  "Engaging the CRTC" panel discussion with Les Carpenter (NCS-NWT), Rob McMahon (uAlberta), and Michael Lithgow (Athabasca U)


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We wish to acknowledge that the land on which we plan to gather is Treaty 6 territory and a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, and Inuit.