7-4 Spring 1996 “Wildlife Management” Resource Guide

Feb 15th, 1996 | By | Category: 7-4: Wildlife Management, Resource Guides

MINORITIES IN SCIENCE

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

AISES has moved. The new address is 5661 Airport Blvd.; Boulder, CO 80301-2339. Phone: (303) 492‑3400. email: aiseshq@spot.colorado.edu. AISES and Vine Deloria, Jr., are hosting a series of traditional knowledge conferences (see TCJ, Spring 1995, p.10). Contact Dick Pierce for more information.

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

729 NE Oregon, Portland OR 97232. Phone 503 238-0667. CRITFC publishes a magazine about its work on behalf of fish and tribal fishing rights.

Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

PO Box 9, Odanah WI 54861. Phone 715 682-6619. The commission publishes a newsletter several times a year.

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society

750 Burbank St., Broomfield CO 80020. Phone 303 466-1725. NAFWS is a non-profit organization formed in 1982 by Indian professional natural resource managers. Now the membership includes professional and technical personnel, over 75 Indian tribes, and affiliate organizations. The newsletter includes employment information. The society in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund has established a computer network for joint conservation efforts between tribes and conservation organizations in the Northern Rockies.

InterTribal Bison Cooperative

520 Kansas City  St., Suite 202; Rapid City SD 57701. (605) 394-9730 or fax 605 394-7742.

American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers

Contact:  Dr. Fred C. Cooper, President; PO Box 15096; Portland, OR 97215‑0096; Phone: (503) 684‑5680

National Network of Minority Women in Science

Contact:  Dr. Betty Mandel, Chair, National Network of NWIS; AAAS Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs; 1333 H Street NW; Washington, DC 20005‑4792. Phone: (202) 326‑6400

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.

Home page address: http://www.nd.edu/~skaruppa/gem.html

National Science Foundation Home Page http://www.nsf.gov

Far North Virtual Classroom

A World Wide Web site focuses on the peoples and environment of the Far North, emphasizing three themes: natural resources; culture; social equity and environmental justice. Case studies will be used to offer a “virtual classroom” for students. Native northerners and other contributors will help develop the case studies. For more information, contact: Norman Chance, Box U-158, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-2158. Email: Chance@spirit.lib.uconn.edu  Home page: http//www.lib.uconn.edu/ArcticCircle

Youth Environmental Practicum

Two tribal colleges have joined with the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, to offer environmental field studies for high school students. The 1996 American Indian Environmental Education Youth Practicum camps will be held at Bay Mills Community College in Michigan July 14-21 and at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Minnesota August 2-9. For Bay Mills applications, contact Faith McGruther at 906 632-0043. For Fond du Lac applications, contact Candace Barnack, dean, at 1 800 657-3712. Applications must be received by May 6, 1996.

NETWORKING

Indigenous Educators Conference

The 4th Tri-Annual World Indigenous Peoples Conference on education will be held in Albuquerque, N.M., June 15-23, 1996. People at indigenous educational institutions throughout the world will share ideas and attend workshops, cultural events, displays, and field trips. To register, write World Indigenous Peoples Conference, Galles Building, 1601 Central Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87131 or call 505 277-8249 or fax 505 277-8235.

A higher/tertiary education strand of sessions will be organized to work on the resolutions that came out of the 1993 conference on higher education. Participants will also discuss forming Regional Indigenous Higher Education Consortia similar to the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Contact Ray Barnhardt, Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775. Phone 907 474-6461. Fax 474-5451. email: ffrjb@aurora.alaska.edu

 

 

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