CAIRNS Director Presents at Whitecap Dakota First Nation Conference

This afternoon the CAIRNS director zoomed into Whitecap Dakota First Nation’s “Revitalizing Our Sacred Language” conference to presented an invited talk titled “Foundational Understandings.” Using a research approach that is built on the Four Rs of Rigor, Reliability, Respect, and Relevance, his fast-paced image-based presentation explored the myriad ways traditional Oceti Sakowin thoughts and philosophies are embodied in narratives, star knowledge, architecture and educational resources.