• Responsive Research in an Era of Reconciliation

      Corntassel, Jeff; Quinless, Jacqueline (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2018-08-06)
      Dr. Jeff Corntassel is a writer, teacher and father from the Tsalagi (Cherokee) Nation and is Wolf Clan. He was the first to represent the Cherokee Nation as a delegate to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Peoples. He is editor of the collection, *Everyday Acts of Resurgence: People, Places, Practices* (Daykeeper Press, 2018). Jeff Corntassel received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and is currently Associate Professor at the University of Victoria and Associate Director of the Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement. His research and teaching interests focus on the intersection between sustainable self-determination, community resurgence, climate change and wellbeing. Dr. Jacqueline Quinless is a settler whose family origins are rooted to the communities of Secunderbhad and Hyderabad India. She works as Director of Research at Quintessential Research Group, which is a community, informed research practice specializing in environmental impacts, health and wellness research and gender-based analysis. Her forthcoming book is *Unsettling Conversations: Decolonizing Everyday Research Practices (University of Toronto Press) . This event will focus on the 94 recommendations of 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Canada and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), endorsed by the United States in 2010. In addition, how the relationship between Responsive Research, Indigenous nations and community partnerships can lead to more culturally informed socio-economic, health and environmental outcomes addressed. The event is sponsored by UAA Alaska Native Studies, the National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders (NRC-ANE), and UAA Campus Bookstore.