Presentations & Publications

Tapestry Co-Presidents Dawn Hill Adams, Ph.D. and Jo Belasco, Esq. make invited presentations around the country on a number of subjects, to many different kinds of groups, and publish educational materials in a variety of forms. They both also do private consulting.

Recent talks:


Adams, Dawn Hill, Shawn Wilson, Ryan Heavy Head, Fiona Cram, and Edmund W. Gordon. 2019. “Bridges to ‘Ceremony at a Boundary Fire: A Story of Indigenist Knowledge,” in Human Variance and Assessment for Learning. Armour-Thomas, Eleanor, Cynthia McCallister, A. Wade Boykin, and Edmund W. Gordon, Eds. Third World Press Foundation, Chicago. Forward, pp. xiii – xxvi.

Adams, Dawn. 2018. An experience-based perspective on the relationship between indigenous and Western epistemic systems in research. Evaluation Matters—He Take Tō Te Aromatawai 4: 2018.

Adams, Harrison John. 2018. Reconstruction and Analysis of Passage 25 of the Daodejing. Tapestry Institute Occasional Papers, Volume 3, Number 1.

Adams, Dawn Hill. 2016. In Service to the Land: Indigenous Research Methods in the Natural Sciences. Tapestry Institute Occasional Papers, 2(1a).

Dawn Hill Adams, Shawn Wilson, Ryan Heavy Head, and Edmund W. Gordon. 2015.  “Ceremony at a Boundary Fire: A Story of Indigenist Knowledge.” Available for free download at the University of Sydney eRepository site.

Adams, Dawn Hill and Jo Belasco. 2015. The Mythic Roots of Western Culture’s Alienation from Nature. Tapestry Institute Occasional Papers, 1(3).

Adams, Dawn Hill. 2015. Assessment as Acculturation: Procrustes in the Land Between the Mountain and the Sea. Tapestry Institute Occasional Papers, 1(2).

Adams, Dawn Hill. 2015. Of pipelines and rivers: science and Indigenous ways. Tapestry Institute Occasional Papers, 1(1).