2008 Myaamiaki Conference

The third Myaamiaki Conference discussing research conducted by the Miami Tribe community was held on March 29, 2008 at the Marcum Conference Center on Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio.

  • Theme: myaamia neepwaantiinki ("Myaamia Education")

130 attendees enjoyed six presentations and two panels on a variety of topics.

Presentation List

Dr. David Costa: Miami-Peewaalia Winter Stories within Algonquian

Dr. Tim McCoy: Making Science Relevant in Myaamia Education using Earth-Sky words and stories

Student Panel: My Education at Miami University: Tribal Student Perspectives (Young, Long, Mowery)

Andrew Strack: Connecting the Myaamia Community through Electronic Media

Dr. Wes Leonard: Tribal Participation and Tribal Connection: A report on the eewansaapita Language Camp

George Ironstrack: I come from the Miami Schoolhouse, there we say, “I teach because I learn.”

Joshua Sutterfield: Cultural Resource Management and its Role in Tribal Education

Parent Panel: Myaamia Home Education: Parent Perspectives (Tippmann, Garza, Sutterfield)