Natural resources management for American Indian and Alaskan Natives; energy sovereignty for American Indian tribes and Alaskan Natives; the Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program (FRTEP), Indian land tenure; and how local/regional Indigenous knowledge informs state/federal natural resources management offices.
Reduction of health disparities in Native North America through primarily cancer control and prevention; cross-cultural communication in the health care setting and via technology; the intersection of qualitative and quantitative ethnographic data collection and analyses; health literacy; traditional medical beliefs surrounding cancer; disease in human evolution; and children with special needs.
Preschool and school-age children with speech, language, and literacy disorders; culturally responsive services, especially to children and families from Native American communities.
Native prairies; prairie plants; plant communities; medicinal plants; searching for ethnobotanical and field data that help support the use of native plants.
Changing quality of life and the politics of identity among impoverished Ch'orti'-Maya subsistence farmers in eastern Guatemala and western Honduras, and mestizos in the former Ch’orti’-speaking area of northwestern El Salvador.
History of gender and race in African American and Native American education; history of Kansas; United States history; women's history; citizenship and American identity; race and gender relations; identity development in the African Diaspora; social, civil rights, and reform movements.
Historical and legal background by which museums have come to control culturally sensitive objects; the public representation and interpretation of culture; and concerns over the sustainability of local history museums.