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Best Practices for Indigenous Research: Policy Development and Implementation

February 28, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free

About the Event:

Join this one hour session during OVPR’s Research Ethics week featuring Karen Diver, inaugural Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Karen will present “Best Practices for Indigenous Research: Policy Development and Implementation”. This talk will highlight the work being developed at the University of Minnesota to provide new guidelines and policy in conducting research with Indigenous communities with a special focus on ethics that inform this work. The session will be facilitated by Vicente M. Diaz Chair, Department of American Indian Studies, Director, The Native Canoe Program, Department of American Indian Studies. Questions will be welcome from the audience after the presentation.

About Karen Diver
Karen Diver is currently serving as the inaugural Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs at the University of Minnesota. In addition to previous roles in higher education, Karen was also an appointee of President Obama as the Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs as part of the Domestic Policy Council from November 2015 until the end of the Administration. Karen served as Chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa from 2007-2015. She has a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

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Disability Accommodations: Please contact Sara Veblen-Mortenson, veble001@umn.edu.