Public/Course Lectures

Course lecture, “The Arctic Council & Indigenous internationalism in the Arctic,” SMEA 514: Marine Pollution Management and Policy, 7 April 2016.

Course lecture, “The Arctic Council & Indigenous internationalism in the Arctic,” ARCTIC/JSISB 391 & HONORS 394:Climate Change – An International Perspective: Science, Art & Activism, 20 April 2016.

Course lecture, “Inuit self-determination and customary international law,” ARCTIC 400 Integrating Science and Policy in Arctic Studies, University of Washington, February 10, 2015.

Workshop presentation, “Global issues: Canada and the circumpolar world,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Seattle, WA, June 23, 2015.

Course lecture, “Arctic indigenous internationalism,” OCEAN 235 Arctic Change, University of Washington, May 27, 2015.

Webinar lecture, “The Arctic as an emerging world region,” National Council for Geographic Education, January 15, 2014.

Course lecture, “Inuit political engagement in the Arctic,” SMEA 514 Oil in a Changing Arctic, University of Washington, April 22, 2014.

Course lecture, “History of contact, history of indigenous political mobilization, and Inuit influence in the founding of the Arctic Council,” ARCTIC 400 Integrating Science and Policy in Arctic Studies, University of Washington, May 23, 2014.

Workshop presentation, “Canada’s aboriginal peoples (II): Inuit Nations,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Montréal, June 30, 2014.

Workshop presentation, “International relations and indigenous diplomacies in the Arctic,”Archives on the Arctic Education Workshop, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO, June 25, 2013.

Workshop presentation, “Climate change as a human rights issue in the Arctic,” Archives on the Arctic Education Workshop, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO, June 25, 2013.

Workshop presentation, “A history of the Inuit in Canada and the circumpolar north,” Archives on the Arctic Education Workshop, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO, June 25, 2013.

Workshop presentation, “Who owns the Arctic? Arctic peoples and global change,” National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Denver, CO, November 15, 2012.

Workshop presentation, “The Inuit role in framing climate change as a human rights issue,”Community College Master Teacher Institute, University of Washington, July 12, 2012.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit political mobilization in Canada and the world today,” National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, November 16, 2012.

Course lecture, “Canada, international relations and indigenous diplomacies in the Arctic,”SMEA 514 Oil Spills in the Arctic, University of Washington, November 15, 2012.

Workshop presentation, “An introduction to the Arctic and the Inuit,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Ottawa, ON, July 6, 2012.

Public lecture, “The Arctic: Who owns it and how long will it be there?,” World Affairs Council, Seattle, Washington, February 16, 2011.

Smithsonian Expert, “The inukshuk – finding our way home,” Canadian Splendors of Georgian Bay and the Great Lakes, Smithsonian Journeys, August 2, 2011.

Smithsonian Expert, “Québec sovereignty,” Canadian Splendors of Georgian Bay and the Great Lakes, Smithsonian Journeys, July 29, 2011.

Smithsonian Expert, “Inuit homelands in Canada,” Canadian Splendors of Georgian Bay and the Great Lakes, Smithsonian Journeys, July 31, 2011.

Smithsonian Expert, “Canada and the Canada-U.S. relationship,” Canadian Splendors of Georgian Bay and the Great Lakes, Smithsonian Journeys, July 27, 2011.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit diplomacies and international relations: Mapping a new space in the Arctic,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Ottawa, ON, June 30, 2011.

Public lecture, “Inuit diplomacies and international relations in the Arctic – policy and spatial activism,” Churchill Northern Studies Centre, Churchill, MB, November 10, 2011.

Course lecture, “International relations and indigenous diplomacies in the circumpolar north,”OCEAN 122 Arctic Change, University of Washington, May 25, 2011.

Course lecture, “The Inuit and new international communication strategies: Spatial and policy activism,” COM 321/POLSCI 330 Communication and International Relations, University of Washington, May 29, 2010.

Workshop presentation, “Canada’s North and the Inuit Nations,” National Council for the Social Studies Pre-Conference Clinic, Denver, CO, November 11, 2010.

Workshop presentation, “Canada’s North and the 2010 winter Olympic logo,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Whistler, BC, June 24, 2010.

Public lecture, “Arctic sovereignty,” Edmonds Community College, Edmonds, WA, December 4, 2010.

Course lecture, “The Inuit and foreign policy: Climate change, human rights and Arctic sovereignty,” FISH 439/ENVIR 439/PBAF 595 Attaining a Sustainable Society, University of Washington, May 13, 2009.

Workshop presentation, “The maple leaf, the beaver, and the loonie: Using symbols to understand the culture of Canada, eh?,” Minnesota Humanities Center Teacher Institute Seminar, St. Paul, MN, March 10, 2009.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit history in Canada and the 2010 Olympic logo,” Minnesota Humanities Center Teacher Institute Seminar, St. Paul, MN, March 9, 2009.

Webinar lecture, “Understanding the Canada-U.S. relationship and our two distinct histories and cultures,” Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, January 23, 2008.

Workshop presentation, “The peoples, the cultures, and multiculturalism in Canada,”Minnesota Humanities Center Teacher Institute Seminar, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 14, 2008.

Workshop presentation, “The maple leaf, the beaver, and the loonie: Using symbols to understand the culture of Canada, eh?,” Minnesota Humanities Center Teacher Institute Seminar, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 15, 2008.

Workshop presentation, “The inukshuk in Inuit culture and as a emerging symbol of Canadian identity, K-8 Arts Mosaic Hands on the World, University of Washington, March 22, 2008.

Workshop presentation, “Qallunaat: Why White People are Funny:  New Inuit films,”Documentary Film Workshop, University of Washington, March 29, 2008.

Workshop presentation, “Ilanaaq – the Inuit inuksuk and the 2010 Olympic logo,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Whistler, BC, July 3, 2008.

Course lecture, “Ilanaaq – fro the Olymic logo to Canada’s next maple leaf?,” COM 495 Québec Media and Culture, University of Washington, January 14, 2008.

Webinar lecture, “Working with Canadians effectively/respectfully, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture,” January 18, 2007.

Workshop presentation, “The Northwest Passage: Canada and U.S. tensions in the 21st Century,” Kansas State University, February 1, 2007.

Workshop presentation, “The Inuit and Canada’s north,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Whistler, BC, June 28, 2007.

Workshop presentation, “Immigration to Canada: A cultural mosaic,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Whistler, BC, June 27, 2007.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit homelands in Canada,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Vancouver, BC, June 24, 2006.

Exploration Speaker, “The inukshuk, the Inuit rock formation,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 8, 2006.

Exploration Speaker, “Inuit sovereignty movements in Canada,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 6, 2006.

Exploration Speaker, “Québec, the sovereignty movement and the history of St. Pierre and Miquelon,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 3, 2006.

Workshop presentation, “Echo of the Last Howl and the story of the Inuit qimmiit,”Documentary Film Workshop, University of Washington, May 20, 2006.

Course lecture, “Robert Flaherty and Nanook of the North,COM/SISCA 430 Readings in Canadian Documentary Film Traditions, University of Washington, May 19, 2005.

Workshop presentation, “Inuktitut – A history of the language,” World Languages Day, University of Washington, March 4, 2005.

Public lecture, “Inuit sovereignty movements in Canada,” Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA, August 24, 2005.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit homelands in Canada,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 21, 2005.

Exploration Speaker, “Early exploration in North Atlantic,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 23, 2005.

Exploration Speaker, “The Inuit in Canada: Northern people, northern lands,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 21, 2005.

Exploration Speaker, “Québec, the sovereignty movement and the history of St. Pierre and Miquelon,” Holland America Cruise Lines, Boston to Iceland, July 20, 2005.

Workshop presentation, “The history of the sovereignty movement in Québec,” Seattle International Children’s Festival, Seattle, WA, April 16, 2004
Workshop presentation, “Québec and the history of the sovereignty movement,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 29, 2004.

Workshop presentation, “Nanook of the North, Documentary Film Workshop, University of Washington, December 4, 2004.

Workshop presentation, “Inuktitut – Canada’s north and a history of the Inuit language,” World Languages Day, University of Washington, February 13, 2004.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit homelands in Canada,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 30, 2004.

Workshop presentation, “The Inuit in Canada: An overview of the history and people,” Oregon Geographic Alliance Canada Institute, Portland State University, Portland, OR, November 24, 2003.

Public lecture, “The Inuit in Canada: An overview of the history and people,” Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA, July 18, 2003.

Workshop presentation, “The Dene of Great Bear Lake and the creation of the first atomic bombs,” Documentary Film Workshop, University of Washington, February 1, 2003.

Workshop presentation, “Inuktitut: The history of the Inuit language,” World Languages Day, University of Washington, March 7, 2003.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit Homelands in Canada,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 24, 2003.

Workshop presentation, “Canadian Studies resources and CBC News in Review,” Summer Seminar for Educators, University of Washington, June 24, 2003.

Workshop presentation, “The North, the Inuit and Nunavut,” Washington State Council for the Social Studies In-Service, Seattle, WA, September 21, 2002.

Public lecture, “The new territory of Nunavut,” Lion’s Club, Shoreline, WA, February 16, 2002.

Workshop presentation, “Nunavik: The new Inuit homeland in Canada,” Québec History and Culture Workshop, University of Washington, March 9, 2002.

Workshop presentation, “Inuit homelands in Canada,” STUDY CANADA Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 27, 2002.

Workshop presentation, “Using children’s literature from Canada’s far north to teach about Inuit culture,” Washington Council for Social Studies Annual Leadership Retreat, Seattle, WA, October 13, 2001.

Workshop presentation, “The north, the Inuit and Nunavut: A teaching backgrounder for introducing children’s literature,” Canadian Multicultural Stories Workshop, University of Washington, January 13, 2001.

Workshop presentation, “How to build an inukshuk and Inuit music,” Art, Life and the Environment in the Far North Workshop, University of Washington, June 16, 2001.

Workshop presentation, “Environmental issues at Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories and the impact on the health of the Déline,” Global Teach Workshop, University of Washington, May 19, 2001.

Workshop presentation, “The North, Nunavut and the Inuit, Washington State Council for the Social Sciences Educator Retreat,” Lake Chelan, WA, March 11, 2000.