49th Algonquian Conference

The 49th Algonquian Conference will take place from 27-29 October 2017 at the University of Montreal. The conference organizers are Marie-Pierre Bousquet (Indigenous Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, UdeM) and Jimena Terraza (Institute of Cognitive Sciences, UQAM).

This international Conference is a meeting for researchers from diverse countries and disciplines who are interested in Algonquian peoples, a large group represented in Canada and the United States.

The event is organised with the collaboration of:

Box, probably mi’kmaq, mid-20th century, ethnographic collection, UdeM

Registration for the conference is now open. You can register at:

Please note: the registration page is only available in French. To register, please choose between “étudiant” or “régulier” (regular). In “quantité”, put the number 1 (if you are paying for 1 person), then click on “ajouter au panier” (add to basket). Next, click on “étape suivante” (next step) and, if it is your first time on this platform, click on “créer un compte” (create an account).

Next, you will create your profile. You must fill out the fields “prénom” (enter your first name here), “nom” (family name), “courriel” (email), “confirmer le courriel” (confirm your email), and “mot de passe” (password - at least 8 characters).  Once you are finished, click on “étape suivante” (next step).

In the next page, you will enter your “adresse” (address), “ville” (city), “pays” (country), État/province (State/prov.), “code postal” (zip code or postal code), and telephone number.  After clicking on “étape suivante” (next step), you will see a “résumé” (summary). Click on “j’accepte” (I agree), and choose a credit card. Then click on “j’ai pris connaissance de la politique d’annulation et de remboursement” (I have read the cancellation and refund policy). Then enter your first name, name, credit card number, expiration date, verification code.

The final page is your receipt, which you can print for your records.

Please note that no cash will be accepted to pay the registration fees before and during the conference.

The conference bags have been handmade by the Migona handicraft cooperative, from the Anicinape community of Kitcisakik.