Invited Talks and Guest Lectures

Teaching Lab, Newberry Library in collaboration with the Organization of American Historians, November 9-10, 2023

“Teaching Native Histories: A Midwest Teaching Lab”

Invited Talk and Teacher Training, Auburn University, April 11, 2023

“Learning and Teaching Difficult History at Pebble Hill”

Invited Talk, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, November 28, 2022

“Histories of Indigenous Resilience”

Moderator, Cook County Board of Commissioners Racial Equity Week Panel on Indian Relocation, September 13, 2022

Invited Talk, Florida International University, March 30, 2022

“Indigenous Educational Resistance and Survivance Storytelling”

Invited Talk, NYU, November 16, 2021

“Intergenerational Resilience and the Federal Indian Boarding Schools”

Keynote Panel, Massachusetts Equity and Engagement Consortium and Campus Compact, September 20, 2021

“Centering People and Place in Academic Civic Engagement (ACE) Classrooms”

Keynote Address, North Dakota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, April 9, 2021

Co-presented with Dr. Krystal Tsosie

“Understanding Decolonization”

Invited Talk, AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy, George Washington University, January 19, 2021

“Settler Colonial Realism, Survivance Storytelling, and Indian Education History”

Keynote Address, Corning Optical Communications, LLC, Native Heritage Month 2020

“Histories of Indigenous Resistance to Settler Colonialism”

Keynote Address, Kansas State Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 14, 2019

“Settler Colonial Realism: Historical Considerations for Contemporary Educational Sovereignty”

Guest Class, Osage Nation Educational Leadership Academy, October 13, 2019

“Decolonization and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies”

For Dr. Alex RedCorn’s course

Professional Development Session, Turtle Mountain Community College, August 30, 2019

Co-presented with Krystal Tsosie with support from Les LaFountain and Ace Charette

“Decolonizing the Classroom: Conversations about Decolonization and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies”

“Decolonizing Research: A Conversation about Decolonizing Research Frameworks”

Guest Class, Georgia State University, April 23, 2019

“Education in The Marrow Thieves” 

For Dr. Gina Caison’s course “Later Indigenous Literature”

Invited Talk, Ursinus CollegeMarch 28, 2019

“Controversy and Community in Schools: American Indian Education Policies in Historical Perspective”

Guest Class, Elon University, March 5, 2019

“Powwows and Contemporary Indigenous Student Activism”

For Dr. Clyde Ellis’s course “Contemporary Native American History”

Invited Talk, Colgate University, February 18, 2019

“Contemporary Developments in Federal Indian Education Policy”

Guest Class, UNC – Chapel Hill, November 21, 2016

“‘Education for Extinction’ Failed: We Are Still Here”

For Dr. Sharon Holland’s course “The Emergence of Modern America”

Guest Class, UNC – Chapel Hill, April 13, 2016

“The Unfulfilled Promise of Indian Education”

For Dr. Dan Cobb’s course “Approaches to American Indian Studies”

Guest Class, UNC – Chapel Hill, February 4, 2016

“The Jingle Dress in Historical Perspective”

For Professor Brooke Bauer’s course “American Indian Art and Material Culture”

Guest Class, UNC – Chapel Hill, March 25, 2015

“Methods and Implications of American Indian Genealogical Research”

For Dr. Robert Allen’s First-Year Seminar “The Family and Social Change in America”