APRIL 5, 6, 7, and
8, year 2000, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW
MEXICO. The American Philosophical
Association Pacific Division annual meeting. Location is the Albuquerque
Hyatt (downtown next to the plaza for those who know the brown town). AIPA will be involved more or less with five
(5) sessions. (The Albuquerque Board of Holy Commerce and
Saintly Tourism begs you to take note of the following Holy Decree by the
Albuquerque City Council: they have apparently decided to pay thousands of
dollars to erect a memorial statue near Old Town part of which is a figure of
Onate the "first" Spanish one to make it into "New Mexico"
and who because of his (gag) moral behavior was banished for life from the place
by his own Spanish people (e.g., he cut off the feet of Pueblo Indians who dared
to resist his Divine Right to Go Where He Damn Well Pleases).)
Three Hour Session Sponsored by APA Committee on Teaching and Committee on American Indians in Philosophy
Title: American Indian Philosophy and Teaching
Speakers:.......Gregory Cajete (Santa Clara Pueblo), "An Ecology of Indigenous Education,"Univ. of New Mexico. Scott Pratt, "Teaching American Indian Philosophy," University of Oregon Speaker: Anne Waters (Seminole, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee), "American Indian Philosophy Renaissance?" Calif. State University. Paul Willeto (Dine), "American Indian Curriculum Development," Dine College.
Discussants: Vine Deloria, Jr. (Dakota), University of Colorado, Boulder (hopefully); Philip Deloria (Dakota), University of Colorado, Boulder.
Chair: Jacquelyn Kegley, California State University, Bakersfield
Reception Following Symposium.
Two Hour Session Sponsored by the Radical Philosophy Association and the Committee on American Indians In Philosophy
Title: The Human Genome Project and Targeted Peoples
Speaker....... M.A. Jaimes Guerrero (Cal Mission, Yaqui), "The Impact of the Human Genome Project on Targeted Indigenous Peoples Worldwide," San Francisco State University. Commentary: Katy Brown and Michael Brown, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Discussant: Dale Turner, Dartmouth College
Chair: Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University
Two Hour Session Sponsored by APA Committee on American Indians in Philosophy
Title: Comparative African and American Indian Philosophy
Speaker......Jennifer Vest (Seminole), Berkeley Ethnic Studies "Comparative African and American Indian Philosophy," University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Leonard Harris, Purdue University
Discussant: Naomi Zack, State University of New York, Albany
Chair: Nancy Tuana, University of Oregon
Two Hour Session Sponsored by the American Indian Philosophy Association
Title: American Indian Philosophy: Intellectuals, Writers, Critics
Speakers.......: Viola Cordova (Mescalero), "Western Thought, Indians, and Christianity," Univ. of Idaho. Angela Gonzales (Hopi), "American Indian Intellectual Matters," San Francisco State University.
Commentary: Judy Kertesz (Lumbee), San Francisco State University (on Gonzales). Jason Hagen (Cherokee), Purdue University (on Cordova)
Chair: Gary Kessler, California State University, Bakersfield.
Two Hour Session Sponsored by American Indian Philosophy Association
Topic: Culture Brokers and Markets in American Indian Philosophy
Speakers.......: Kimberly Musia, "Collating Divergent Discourses: Positing Critics as Culture-Brokers in Native American Texts?," Baylor University. Selene Phillips, "Communicating Diversity in the Colonial Market?," Purdue University. Anne Waters: "An American Indian Market of Philosophical Discourse?" California State University, Bakersfield. Commentary: Lee Hester (Choctaw), Oklahoma State University; John Dufour (L/Dakota), Albuquerque TVI Community College and College of Santa Fe at Albuquerque.
Chair: Katy Kessler, California State University, Bakersfield
A. I. P. A. Officers Anne Waters,
President; M. A. Jaimes-Guerrero, VP; open position as of
12/99, Secretary; open position as of 12/99, Treasurer; Jason Hagen, Newsletter Editor.
Home Page for Anne Waters
Members, are you interested in sharing some philosophical research and thoughts at some meeting AIPA might sponsor? If you are interested, please contact Members Paper Delivery