Author Archives: Cathleen Cahill

Apply for the 2017 NCAIS Summer Institute – The State of/and/against Native Nations: US Law and Native America

  The State of/and/against Native Nations: US Law and Native America NCAIS Summer Institute, 2017 The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois Dr. Jennifer Nez Denetdale Associate Professor of American Studies University of New Mexico Dr. Justin Richland Associate Professor of Anthropology University of Chicago Research Professor, American Bar Foundation   This NCAIS institute will examine foundational […]

Congratulations, Dr. Llyod Lee, Presidential Teaching Fellow

Via UNM Native American Studies: Congratulations to Professor Lloyd Lee for being selected Presidential Teaching Fellow! Dr. Lee was nominated for this award before undergoing a very rigorous process through the Center for Teaching and Learning. This included submitting letters of recommendations from students and colleagues as well as a review of teaching evaluations. The […]

IFAIR Open House Tuesday, April 25 from 2-4pm

IFAIR Open House Tuesday 4/25 from 2-4pm in the Willard Room, Zimmerman Library Learn more about the Institute for American Indian Research and share how your programs and courses incorporate and support Native American/Indigenous Studies. I hope this will be the beginning of an conversation for how we all support NAS/Indigenous Studies at UNM across […]

Dr. Denetdale to the Newberry for Indigeneity, Gender, and Sexualities Symposium

Indigeneity, Gender, and Sexualities: A Scholarly Symposium This program at the Newberry Library, Chicago, highlights indigenous concepts of identity and sexuality that surpass standard contemporary gender binaries. American Indian and other indigenous communities have historically celebrated multiple gender identifications, including two-spirit peoples, as well as the unique roles that women and men contribute to warrior […]

NCAIS Grad. Workshop in Research Methods – due Feb 13

Indigenous Languages and Literatures in the Colonial Archive Graduate Workshop in Research Methods Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Amherst College, Amherst, MA March 9-11, 2017 Presented by Prof. Jenny L. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Prof. Birgit Brander Rasmussen, SUNY- Binghamton University Mike Kelly, Head, Archives & Special Collections, Amherst College This […]

18th Annual American Indian Studies Association Conference, Feb. 2-3 at UNM

Join us for the 18th Annual American Indian Studies Association Conference, which will take place at the UNM Student Union Building on Feb. 2 & 3, 2017. For the program, click this link: 2017 AISA Conference Agenda (c) No registration fee for undergraduate students, $50 for graduate students, & $150 for everyone else. The registration […]

Presentation on Carlisle Indian School’s Digital Resource Center

Come hear about the Carlisle Indian School’s Digital Resource Center Oct. 12, 2016 12-1 p.m. Zimmerman Library B30 Dr. Jacqueline Fear- Segal (University of East Anglia) and Dr. Susan Rose (Dickinson College). Come join us as we navigate Indigenous histories, memories, & reclamations from the Carlisle Indian Industrial School through the digital resource center.

Newberry Library Receives Indigenous Archives Award

Congratulations to the Newberry’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies! October 2016 This month, the Newberry’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies will receive the 2016 International “Guardians of Culture and Lifeways” Archives Institutional Excellence Award from the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM). In honoring the […]

2016 UNM Indigenous Peoples Day celebration

Rearticulations of Native Savagery: Standing Rock and the Resurgence of Indigenous Activism An Indigenous Peoples Day celebration Hosted by the Institute for American Indian Research (IFAIR) October 11, 2016 | Zimmerman Library’s Willard Room | 9:30 AM – 12 NOON 9:30-10:30 AM Featured Talk “Victory is Possible: Indian Refusals and The Politics of Extraction” Melanie […]


The Newberry is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2017-18 academic year! The Newberry Library’s long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship. In addition to the Library’s collections, fellows are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary community of researchers, curators, and librarians. An array […]