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Call for Participation | “Modern Matriarchy: Native American Women in Sport”, virtual guest talk by Dr. Natalie M. Welch | October 27, 2022, 12:30pm EST
We are pleased and excited to announce that our guest speaker this fall will be Dr. Natalie M. Welch (she/her) of Seattle University. Dr. Welch’s talk is titled, “Modern Matriarchy: Native American Women in Sport”. Dr. Welch is an assistant professor at Seattle University teaching marketing and working in the MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management program. She is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and grew up in Cherokee, North Carolina.
Call for Papers | “Indigenous Voices Matter: Theory, Practice & Research in Sport for Development”, Special Issue of Journal of Sport for Development. Call ends December 1, 2021
This special issue seeks to probe, deconstruct, and contest current sport for development (SFD) discourse related to Indigenous voices, providing a more nuanced understanding in the SFD space. Indigenous peoples are holders of unique languages, knowledge systems and beliefs, and have a special relationship with land. Indigenous peoples hold their own diverse concepts of development, based on their traditional values, visions, needs and priorities.
Call for Papers | “Sport Sociology and the Responsibility for Decolonial Praxis: Decolonizing Minds, Indigenizing Hearts”. The 2019 Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of...
To challenge the ongoing realities of settler colonialism, decolonization starts by becoming critically aware of institutional whiteness, heteropatriarchy, manifestations of racisms and how they work to maintain settler colonialism. This centers Indigenous Peoples’ interests, theory, methodology, pleasures, and desires, and rights since settler colonialism obscures them.
Call for Papers | “Leisure and Indigenous Peoples” | Special Issue of Annals of Leisure Research. Call ends 1 September 2018
This special issue seeks to critically explore, encourage discussion, and contribute to the empirical study of the rights and welfare of Indigenous people, within and through leisure. The provision of culturally relevant and meaningful leisure opportunities for marginalised population groups such as Indigenous peoples, is a global phenomenon and chief priority for many governments.