2023 Events

Local Contexts Summit

November 28, 2023 NZT

The second Local Contexts Summit will be held November 28 in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa (Wellington, New Zealand). The Summit will bring together people from across the Local Contexts community with a focus on Indigenous authority, control, and governance in the archive and sciences…
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ATALM 2023

October 24-26, 2023

Local Contexts team will be attending and presenting at the 2023 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM 2023). On October 24, the team will hold a full-day pre-conference workshop, “Tools and Strategies to Support Indigenous Intellectual Property.” This hands-on workshop focuses on identifying and finding solutions to copyright issues within collections,…
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Rethinking Place: Bard-on-Mahicantuck conference

October 13, 2023 EST

Contexts as part of the second annual conference of Rethinking Place: Bard-on-Mahicantuck. The conference will focus on “Indigenous Research Methods & Practice in the Liberal Arts: Refusal, Creation, & Intersectionality.” A special focus will be given to practices of research refusal with the work of Audra Simpson, and research-as-creation, particularly through musical performance,…
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TDWG 2023

October 9-13, 2023 AEST

Council Founding Member Maui Hudson (Whakatōhea, Ngāruahine, and Te Māhurehure) will be the presenting author for “Recognising Indigenous Provenance in Biodiversity Records,” co-authored by Council Vice Chair Jane Anderson, Riley Taitingfong (CHamoru), Andrew Martinez (Salt River Pima Maricopa), and 2020-2021 ENRICH Global Chair Stephanie Carroll (Ahtna), at the TDWG Annual Conference 2023…
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September 13, 2023, 12pm ET

Local Contexts will be presenting a virtual pre-event webinar for GLAMhack23, the Swiss OpenGLAM data hackathon. On September 13 at 18:00 CEST (12 pm EDT), Co-Director Jane Anderson and Outreach Manager Corrie Roe…
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Local Contexts for Researchers

July 19, 2023, 5pm-6:30pm ET

Are you a researcher excited about supporting Indigenous rights in your data and publications? Do you want to know how the Local Contexts Notices help researchers to disclose Indigenous interests? This webinar will focus on how the Notices can be used…
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Local Contexts Summit

May 10, 2023, 10am-4pm ET

The first Local Contexts Summit will be held on May 10 in Lenapehoking (New York City). The Summit will bring together people from across the Local Contexts community with a focus on Indigenous authority, control, and governance in the archive and sciences…
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NMLA Spring Symposium

April 14, 2023, 9:15am MT (12:15pm ET)

Local Contexts will be presenting at the New Mexico Library Association’s (NMLA) Spring Symposium, held virtually this year. This year’s symposium is a one-day online event focusing on intellectual freedom issues in libraries and literature…
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SSILA Annual Meeting

January 20, 2023, 6pm-7pm ET

Local Contexts Community Outreach Manager Felicia Garcia will be presenting at the Society for the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) Annual Meeting, held virtually this year…
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Past Events

Natives in Tech Conference 2022

November 5, 2022 6:30pm PT

Local Contexts will be part of the two-day virtual Natives in Tech Conference 2022: Developing Sovereignty in Tech. Join us on Saturday, November 5, at 6:30 pm PT. Programme Lead, Dr. Janette Hamilton-Pearce, and Institution Outreach Manager, Corrie Roe, will share about Local Contexts…
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We All Count’s “Talking Data Equity”

October 28, 2022, 12pm EDT

Join Local Contexts Co-Director Jane Anderson for a free and open webinar in We All Count’s “Talking Data Equity” series! “Talking Data Equity” is a series of weekly drop-in conversations addressing questions with people who are working on operationalizing data equity.
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Finding Just Solutions to Appropriation of Indigenous Creation

March 31, 2022, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm MDT

Join Local Contexts Co-Director, Jane Anderson, in conversation with Trevor Reed and Madhavi Sunder for “Finding Just Solutions to Appropriation of Indigenous Creation.” Hosted by the School for Advanced Research, this online presentation and live Q&A will be moderated by SAR President, Michael F. Brown…
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eCampusOntario: An Overview with Local Contexts

March 8, 2022, 3pm-4pm ET

Interested in learning more about Local Contexts? Join us on Tuesday, March 8th at 3pm ET for a free hour-long webinar with eCampusOntario. This presentation will give an introduction to the Local Contexts initiative and demonstration of the newly launched Local Contexts Hub…
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Indigenous Research Ethics in a Digital World

January 20, 2022, 3:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Local Contexts co-director Māui Hudson will speak with Dr. Robyn Rowe (Anishinaabe-kwe, Health Data Research Network Canada, ICES) and Kristine Neglia (Curve Lake First Nation, First Nations Information Governance Centre…
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