Speaker:George Nicholas & Victor Guerin
Event:DNA & Indigeneity Public Symposium
Date:October 22, 2015
This public symposium explores the promise and perils of using biological and genetic data to understand Indigenous identity, past and present.
Dr. George Nicholas is a Professor of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University, and serves as the Director of the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) Project.
Victor Guerin is a member of the Musqueam First Nation and speaker of the Musqueam dialect of the Central Coast Salish language.
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This talk was presented at the DNA and Indigeneity Public Symposium, held on Oct 22, 2015, at SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Bioarchaeology, DNA, and Indigeneity (Research Theme)
- DNA & Indigeneity Symposium Proceedings (PDF)