The Story of Ned Christie: Untruths and Their Consequences [Video]
Devon Mihesuah is the Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding at the University of Kansas, a Member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the creator of the American Indian Health and Diet Project, the former editor of American Indian Quarterly and the author of over a dozen books of fiction and non-fiction, including most recently Ned Christie: The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero, as well as American Indians: Stereotypes and Realities, So You Want to Write about American Indians?, Choctaw Crime and Punishment: 1884-1907, Recovering Our Ancestors’ Gardens and Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the U.S. (edited, with Elizabeth Hoover, forthcoming in 2019). Mihesuah’s teaching, research and writing career has been devoted to the empowerment and well-being of indigenous peoples. For the nine years she served as Editor of the American Indian Quarterly, Mihesuah attempted to bring indigenous concerns and voices to the forefront of academic writing. Her own research, writing and speaking focuses on decolonization strategies and she one of the handful of indigenous writers who successfully writes non-fiction and fiction. She regularly speaks nationally and internationally about issues pertaining to empowerment of indigenous peoples; her works are cited and reprinted in hundreds of publications and her books and essays are used in classrooms across the world.
Native American Heritage Keynote Address.
Part of the Chautauqua Lecture Series: Truths and Consequences (2018-2019)
Mihesuah, Devon, "The Story of Ned Christie: Untruths and Their Consequences [Video]" (2018). Chautauqua Lecture Videos. 29.
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