News & Events

  • "With Indigenous governments, communities and organizations can help to conserve biodiversity as well as support Indigenous rights to land, sustainable resource use and well-being,” says the associate professor of environmental studies and Native American studies in an article on the value of indigenous peoples’ knowledge in combating climate change.

    "Indigenous peoples can teach us lessons about wildlife and land use, experts say" by Rafael Cereceda on 2019-08-11 12:56:00-0400

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  • A gallery of images from around campus - March 6, 2019. Featuring Tia Yazzie `19.

    To see the images, please click here.

  • The Holly Fell Sateia Award honored N. Bruce Duthu ’80, the Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies and an internationally recognized expert on Native American law and policy whose scholarly works include Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism (2013) and American Indians and the Law (2008). He recently co-produced Dawnland, a documentary film about...

  • Colin Calloway’s latest book uses George Washington to teach Native American history.

    "In more than 25 years of teaching at Dartmouth, Colin Calloway, the John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professor of Native American Studies, has worked to return Native Americans to their central role in the story of America. Then, in his latest book, Calloway happened upon the perfect vehicle to bring the first...

  • A documentary film about Native American children forcibly removed from their tribal homes and placed into non-Native foster families comes to the Hopkins Center for the Arts this month, and to public television stations in November.  Dawnland, described by the Hop as “a story of stolen children,” was co-produced by N. Bruce...

  • The John Kimball Jr. Professor and Professor of History and Native American Studies was awarded the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching. To read the full Dartmouth News announcement, click here.

  • Kaitlin Reed (Yurok/Hupa/Oneida) is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe in northwestern California. She obtained her B.A. degree in Geography at Vassar College and her M.A. degree in Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. Kaitlin is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Native American Studies at UC Davis. Her dissertation is entitled From Gold Rush to Green Rush: Marijuana Cultivation on Yurok Tribal Lands and examines the ecological and cultural impacts of...

  • The Hood Museum of Art has appointed Jami Powell as the museum’s first associate curator of Native American art. 

    “I am incredibly honored to be joining the Hood Museum of Art and Dartmouth—institutions with long-standing relationships with American Indian students, scholars, artists, and communities,” says Powell, who will join the Hood team in May.

    To read the full Dartmouth News announcement, please click...

  • The program’s academic efforts help students get a sense of what life was like for American Indians who once called much of the Northeast home. Professor Nick Reo said the larger purpose of the class is to shed light on indigenous peoples’ connections to nature.

    “If we’re going to talk about indigenous ways of understanding the world, we need to learn directly from Native people,” said Reo, who is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribe in...