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Headshot of Prof. Norman Akers.
Associate Professor of Painting
785-864-3231
Chalmers Hall, room 506

Issues of identity and culture, including Osage mythos, place, and the dynamics of personal and cultural transformation as a Native American artist.

 

Headshot of Dr. Joseph Brewer, director of KU's Indigenous Studies Program.
Director, Indigenous Studies Program, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
785-864-5271
Lippincott Hall, room 6G

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.

Maddie Long, student in the KU Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Central Arkansas

Headshot of Dr. Andrew McKenzie.
Associate Professor, Linguistics
785-864-2881
Blake Hall, room 428

Semantics, the grammar of discourse, and Native American languages.

Assistant Professor
785-864-6299
Summerfield Hall, room 118C

Native/Indigenous film and media; new media poetics; transmedia activism; critical health studies.


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