2014 Myaamiaki Conference

maamawi aanciniikiyankwi neehi aancihtaakiiyankwi: Together We Grow and Change


The sixth biennial Myaamiaki Conference was held on March 15, 2014 at the Shriver Center on Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio. 190 registered attendees enjoyed presentations on a variety of topics.  Videos of all the presentations are available below by clicking on presentation titles!

2014 Myaamiaki Conference Speakers

9:00 AM Daryl Baldwin & Haley Strass  Introductions and Opening Song. (Description)

9:30 AM George M. Ironstrack  keešiniihkihankwiki kati aancihtaakiaki – We Will Raise Changemakers. (Abstract)
Myaamia Center at Miami University, Assistant Director – Education and Outreach Office.

10:00 AM Molly Uline-Olmstead iši meehtohseeniwiyankwi aatotamankwi: aacimwaapiikwi neepwaayoni wiikiaaminki neehi neepwaantiikaaninki. – Telling our story: A Digital Resource for the Home and Schools. (Abstract)
Project Director, Ohio Historical Society

10:30 AM Susan Mosley-Howard & Kate Rousmaniere niila myaamia – I Am Miami: The impact of the Miami University experience on the Myaamia student. (Abstract)
Professor & Myaamia Center Faculty Affiliate; Professor & Myaamia Center Faculty Affiliate

11:15 AM Cameron Shriver niiyaaha minooteeninki weeyaahkiaani, naahpa šaakoteeki:  iši meehtohseeniwiyankopa 1790s aatotamankwi – I live there in the village, but it was burned: myaamia history in the 1790s. (Abstract)
Graduate Student,
 Department of History, Ohio State University

11:45 AM Scott Shoemaker  iilaataweentiiyankwi – We speak a common language to one another: The language and landscape of Miami ribbonwork. (Abstract)
Ph.D., Research Assistant, Department of Ethnology, Science Museum of Minnesota 

2:00 PM myaamia – Miami.  Performance of a commissioned choral piece by Miami University Choraliers. Dr. William Bausano, Conductor. (Description)

2:30 PM Wesley Y. Leonard weeciilantiiyankwi – Helping Each Other: The Myaamia Role in the Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages (Abstract)Associate Professor of Native American Studies
, Southern Oregon University

3:00 PM Meghan Dorey & Kimberly Tully kinepwaayoneminaani keekiihamankwi nakaani mahsinaakanenkonci –  Reviving Our Knowledge From Old Records; Digitizing Archival Records for the Miami Tribe. (Abstract)
Archivist, Myaamia Heritage Museum & Archive; Special Collections Librarian, Walter Havighurst Special Collections at Miami University

3:30 PM Andrew J. Strack & Dr. Douglas Troy metimankwiki kimehšoominaanaki – we follow our ancestors trail: Sharing historical myaamia language documents across myaamionki. (Abstract)
Myaamia Center at Miami University, Technology and Publications Office & Miami University’s College of Engineering and Computing

4:00 PM David J. Costa iiši-šaašihkihpinahtoonki kaloosiona –  Word Order in Myaamia (Abstract)
Myaamia Center at Miami University, Office of Language Research

Daryl Baldwin Closing Comments





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