The Myaamia Center hosts the 9th biennial Myaamiaki Conference where the Myaamia Center updates the Myaamia and Miami University communities on the research and projects on which they are working. The 2022 meeting will take place at the Armstrong Student Center on Miami's Oxford, Ohio campus. We encourage attendance in person (more information here), but will livestream on this site for if you are unable to make it: register here.
9:00 a.m. | Introduction and Opening Song
Performed by Haley Shea, Kara Strass, Kristina Fox, George Strack, George Ironstrack, and Jarrid Baldwin
9:15 a.m. | Opening Remarks
Daryl Baldwin, Executive Director, Myaamia Center at Miami University
9:30 a.m. | National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages: From Paper to Talk
Dr. Gabriela Pérez Báez, Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department, University of Oregon
Jerome Viles, National Breath of Life Workshop Coordinator, Myaamia Center
10:15 a.m. | Aacimwaahkionkonci: Stories from the Land
Dr. Cam Shriver, Research Associate, Myaamia Center, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History at Miami University
Dr. Douglas Troy, Technical Specialist, Myaamia Center at Miami University
11:00 a.m. | Mahkihkiwa: Myaamia Ethnobotanical Database
Dr. Michael P. Gonella, Chair & Professor of Environmental Horticulture at Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA.
11:30 a.m. | Break - visit presenter tables
12:00 p.m. | Lunch on your own
1:30 p.m. | weeyaakiteeheeyanwki neepwaantiiyankwi: Celebrating 50 years of learning from each other
Kara Strass, Director Tribe Relations, Myaamia Center
Dr. Cam Shriver, Research Associate, Myaamia Center, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History at Miami University.
2:15 p.m. | The Miami-Illinois Digital Archive: Where Are We Now?
Dr. David Costa, Program Director, Language Research Office, Myaamia Center at Miami University.
Dr. Hunter Thompson Lockwood, Project Coordinator, Language Research Office, Myaamia Center at Miami University.
3:00 p.m. | Myaamia Student Experience at Miami University, A Student Panel
Dr. Haley Shea, Research Associate, Myaamia Center, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Miami University
4:00 p.m. | Daryl Baldwin - Closing Comments
4:15 p.m. | Visit presenter tables
The virtual converence is available to all and free to watch online, but registration is required. Please reach out to Ellie Witter at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. You can also check out the schedule of virtual presentations for the 50th anniversary of the relationship between Miami University and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma: