"Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science” addresses questions with profound ramifications: Who is a Native American? And who gets to decide?
TallBear is Associate Professor of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment. TallBear established the teaching and research program, Indigenous Science, Technology and Society, which informs “national, global and Indigenous thought and policymaking related to science and technology” to promote Indigenous self-determination. TallBear is a citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in South Dakota.
Clare Jen and Kelly Jo Fulkerson-Dikuua will serve as co-discussants.