The 55th Algonquian Conference will be held in Edmonton at the University of Alberta, from Thursday, October 19th to Sunday, October 22nd, 2023.


The conference is co-organized by the University of Alberta, and other institutions on the Northern western plains.

This conference is an international meeting for indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and community members to share research relating to 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, indigenous studies, political science, psychology, religion and sociology.

The Conference will open on the evening of Thursday, October 25 with a welcome reception. Regular conference sessions will take place from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon.

For further information, please consult the conference website: