RCS group to co-host Indigenous Computing event April 28th, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Gates Hall + Zoom!

This series of talks explores the intersections of Indigenous world-views and computational technologies. We reflect on ways in which AI systems, quantitative analysis and computing philosophies have and can become culturally supportive instruments embedded in practices of Native data sovereignty and Indigenous computing protocols.

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1.30 – Welcome “Indigenous Computing” Professor Troy Richardson (Saponi/Tuscarora), Cornell

1.45 – “Computing Along the Two Row” Marina Johnson-Zafiris (Mohawk) Ph.D. Student Information Science, Cornell

2.15 – “Indigenous Language AI” Daniela Ramos Ojeda (Nahua) B.S. Student Computer Science, Cornell

2.45 – “Developing a Nahuatl Language Translator” Professor Eduardo Lucero, Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico, Apizaco and Sergio Khalil Bello García, M.S.C

3.15 – “Cultivating Connection: Understanding Relatedness and Kin within Maize Quantitative Genetics” Merritt Khaipho-Burch (Oglala) Ph.D. Candidate Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell

3.45 – “TBD” Professor Mike Charles (Dine), Cornell

4.00 – Closing Comments on Indigenous Protocol

4.20 – Coffee and Extended Discussions

Presented by American Indian & Indigenous Studies Program and Redistributive Computing Systems Group


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