The 48th Algonquian Conference

The official website for for the 48th Algonquian Conference can be viewed here:


The 48th Algonquian Conference will be held at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Thursday, October 13th to Sunday October 16th, 2016.

This conference is an international meeting for researchers to share papers on Algonquian peoples, the largest First Peoples group in Canada. Fields of interest include anthropology, archaeology, art, biography, education, ethnography, ethnobotany, folklore, geography, history, language education, linguistics, literature, music, native studies, political science, psychology, religion and sociology.

The Conference will open on the evening of Thursday, October 13 with a welcome reception. Regular conference sessions will take place from Friday morning to Sunday noon.


Call for Papers

The official call for papers can be viewed here: Call for Papers.

If you are interested in making a presentation, please send a title and abstract of a maximum of one page to the following address:

The subject line of your e-mail must read “Algonquian Conference” and the text of your e-mail message must include your name, postal address, institutional affiliation and telephone number as well as the e-mail address of each speaker.

Please indicate your requirements for audio-visual equipment. The deadline for submission of abstracts is September 1, 2016.

The following facilities will be made available to all participants through the Electa Quinney Institute: photocopier, computer and printer and telephone.

Registration information: