Publications and Digital Projects

Peer-Reviewed Academic Publications

“Preparing Preservice Educators to Teach American Indian Boarding School Histories.” In (Re)Imagining Elementary Social Studies: A Controversial Issues Reader, edited by Sarah B. Shear, Christina M. Tschida, Elizabeth Bellows, Lisa Brown Buchanan, and Elizabeth E. Saylor, 255–79. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing, 2018.

“We Are Here: Powwow and Higher Education in North Carolina.” Southern Cultures 24, no. 4 (2018).

“Beyond Pocahontas: Learning from Indigenous Women Changemakers,” co-authored with Sarah B. Shear, Leilani Sabzalian, and Lakota Pochedly (accepted by Social Studies and the Young Learner)

Invited Chapters

“Indian Country: An introduction to financial and bureaucratic considerations,” co-authored with Alex RedCorn and Hollie Mackey. In Funding P-12 Schools in the 50 States and Indian Country, edited by Thompson, D.C., Wood, R.C., Neuenswander, S., Heim, J.M., and Watson, R.D.  Gainsville, FL; National Education Finance Academy. In-print date planned Feb/Mar 2019.

Government, Non-Profit, and Policy Reports

“Federal Indian Boarding Schools: An Interdisciplinary Review of Existing Research,” a literature review for the Native American Rights Fund, co-authored with Danielle Gartner, Rachel Wilbur, and Clyde Ellis (in progress, selected for the NARF RFP “The Impact of the Boarding School Era on Native Americans Today”)

“School Environment Listening Sessions Final Report,” U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, Washington, D.C., 2015 (contributed research to, wrote, and edited the report as a Policy Assistant)

“Red, Black, or White? The Early 20th Century Indian Families of the Sandhills and Pre-Fort Bragg Landscape.” Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management Program, US Army, 2008

Digital Projects and Publications

“This isn’t the first time the United States has split up families,” co-authored with Sarah B. Shear, Houston Chronicle (online edition), July 8, 2018

“Building Safe Spaces: Celebrating Teachers Who Support Native Youth,” article co-authored with Leslie Locklear and published online in the digital documentary project Bit & Grain; republished in the online newspaper EdNC, a publication of EducationNC, 2017

The 90%: Stories of Diaspora from Indian Country, Founder and Site Curator