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Who We Are


Daniel M. Cobb

Professor of American Studies


Michael Lambert

Enrolled Citizen, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Associate Professor of African Studies and Anthropology



Marissa Carmi

Enrolled Citizen, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
Graduate Student in American Studies, Co-President of the First Nations Graduate Circle


Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld

Professor of Anthropology, Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs


Ben Frey

Enrolled Citizen, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Assistant Professor of American Studies


Valerie Lambert

Enrolled Citizen, Choctaw Nation
Associate Professor of Anthropology


Zianne Richardson

Enrolled Citizen, Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe
Morehead-Cain Scholar, President of the Carolina Indian Circle


Keith Richotte, Jr.

Enrolled Citizen, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
Associate Professor of American Studies