“OSHKIZHITWAAWINAN: NEW TRADITIONS.” SPEAKER: MARGARET NOODIN

Add to Calendar 11/14/2016 16:00:0011/14/2016 17:30:0015“OSHKIZHITWAAWINAN: NEW TRADITIONS.” SPEAKER: MARGARET NOODINNative People of the Americas Colloquium 2016 November 14-15, 2016 As American Indians are faced with extinction or evolution it is important to talk about the ways ancient words and ideas can become part of our present and help create a sustainable future. Margaret Noodin will share ways that writing songs and poems in Anishinaabemowin has provided a way to think about aanjikiing, changing worlds. Margaret Noodin received an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English and Linguistics from the University of Minnesota. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she also serves at the Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni, a collection of bilingual poems in Ojibwe and English. She also serves as Co-Editor of The Papers of the Algonquian Conference and Book Review Editor for the journal Studies in American Indian Literature. Her poems and essays have been anthologized and published in Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Poetry Magazine, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Water Stone Review, and Yellow Medicine Review. With her daughters, Shannon and Fionna, she is a member of Miskwaasining Nagamojig (the Swamp Singers) a women’s hand drum group whose lyrics are all in Anishinaabemowin (Oji bwe). To see and hear current projects visit www.ojibwe.net where she and other students and speakers of Ojibwe have created a space for language to be shared by academics and the native community.  For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.Kennedy Union BallroomOffice of Multicultural Affairsmulticultural@udayton.eduNo11/14/2016

Monday, November 14

Time: 4 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016
November 14-15, 2016

As American Indians are faced with extinction or evolution it is important to talk about the ways ancient words and ideas can become part of our present and help create a sustainable future. Margaret Noodin will share ways that writing songs and poems in Anishinaabemowin has provided a way to think about aanjikiing, changing worlds.

Margaret Noodin received an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English and Linguistics from the University of Minnesota. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she also serves at the Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni, a collection of bilingual poems in Ojibwe and English. She also serves as Co-Editor of The Papers of the Algonquian Conference and Book Review Editor for the journal Studies in American Indian Literature. Her poems and essays have been anthologized and published in Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Poetry Magazine, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Water Stone Review, and Yellow Medicine Review. With her daughters, Shannon and Fionna, she is a member of Miskwaasining Nagamojig (the Swamp Singers) a women’s hand drum group whose lyrics are all in Anishinaabemowin (Oji bwe). To see and hear current projects visit www.ojibwe.net where she and other students and speakers of Ojibwe have created a space for language to be shared by academics and the native community. 

For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.

Contact Information:

Name:  Office of Multicultural Affairs
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/studev/dean/oma/programs/native_peoples_celebration.php
Phone:  937-229-3634
Email:  multicultural@udayton.edu