2016 Myaamiaki Conference Information

The 7th biennial Myaamiaki Conference at Miami University

eempaapiikinamankwi kineepwaayoneminaani
we pick up the threads of our knowledge

We are happy to host the Myaamiaki Conference at Miami University, presenting research  and other topics related to the Miami Tribe.  Below are the list of speakers, brief biographies, their topic presentations, and abstracts.  Please contact us with any questions.

We ask that all participants individually register here: 2016 Myaamiaki Conference Registration.

2016 Myaamiaki Conference Official Poster

2016 Myaamiaki Conference Presenters

9:15 AM
Welcome & Opening Song (Video)
George Strack
George Ironstrack
Jarrid Baldwin

9:30 AM
eempaapiikinamankwi kineepwaayoneminaani (Picking up the threads of our knowledge) (Video) 
Daryl Baldwin, Director, Myaamia Center at Miami University – (Bio)

9:45 AM
Introducing the Miami-Illinois Digital Archives and the Myaamia Online Dictionary (Abstract) (Video) 
David Costa- Myaamia Center, Director, Office of Language Research – (Bio)
Jarrid Baldwin Miami Tribe of Oklahoma (Bio)


10:15 AM
Differences in Pre- and Post-Removal Myaamionki Ecology and Its Effects on the Myaamiaki (Abstract) 
Mike Gonella – Santa Barbara Community College – (Bio)


10:45 AM
Validating the Impact of Picking Up Cultural Threads(Abstract) (Video)
Susan Mosley-Howard, Professor & Myaamia Center Faculty Affiliate (Bio)
Haley Strass, Iowa State University & Miami University Tribal Alum (Bio)


11:15 AM
Weaving Myaamia Culture: Creating Myaamia Space through Revitalization and Cultural Education (Abstract) (Video)
Joshua Sutterfield, Miami University Tribal Alum – (Bio)

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Visit Presenter Tables

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Lunch on your own

2:00 PM
niwiinsooninaana: Utilizing Archival Documentation to Recover Traditional Names and Naming Practices (Abstract) (Video)
Meghan Dorey, Archivist – Myaamia Heritage Museum & Archive (Bio)

2:30 PM
What is Myaamia Montessori Education? (Abstract) (Video)
Tracy Hirata-Edds, University of Kansas (Bio)
Jessie Seddelmeyer, Miami University Tribal Alum (Bio)

3:00 PM
The Myaamia Tribute Project: A Collaboration of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma & Miami University (Abstract) (Video)
Bob Keller, Miami University (Bio)
Student Advisory Committee

3:30 PM
Closing Comments
Daryl Baldwin, Director – Myaamia Center

Travel Information

2016 Myaamiaki Conference
Saturday April 2, 2016
Dolibois Rooms, Shriver Center – Miami University
701 East Spring St
Oxford, OH 45056

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