Farina King received her Ph.D. in 2016 at Arizona State University in U.S. History. King is the 2016-2017 David J. Weber Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America at The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University, specializing in twentieth-century Native American Studies. She is an Assistant Professor of Native American History at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
King will be teaching Native American History, a full-term course, this fall 2017 at NSU.
Artwork and photography in the course flyer done by Ardash Crowfoot.
UPCOMING EVENTS 2017
Southwest Oral History Association Conference, “Looking Forward: Bridging Past, Present, and Future through Oral History,” April 27-29, 2017, Tempe, Arizona.
- Friday, April 28, 10:15 am: “Teaching and Service-Learning with Native American Boarding School Oral Histories”
- Friday, April 28, 1:45 pm: “Intergenerational Oral Histories of Intermountain Boarding School” (Roundtable)
- King also helped to organize the following Navajo film showing at the Labriola Center:
Mormon History Association Conference, “Crossing and Dwelling in Mormon History,” June 1-4, 2017, St. Louis, Missouri.
Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, “Seeing History: Traces and Representations of the Past,” August 3-5, 2017, California State University, Northridge.
Roundtable: “State of the Department of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies,” 45th Annual Symposium on the American Indian, “Indian Givers: Indigenous Inspirations,” Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, April 2017.
“The Mountains Beyond the School Walls,” March 22, 2017, Clements Center Monthly Talks, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
Roundtable: “Everyday Acts of Resurgence.” American Indian Studies Association Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, February 2017.
Forum on “Indigenous Knowledge Matters” (invited panelist), November 21, 2016, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
“Water River Life Giver: Engaging Navajos and Diverse Communities in Addressing Clean Water Issues,” November 19, 2016, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
“#NoDAPL and Stand With Standing Rock” Forum (invited panelist), November 14, 2016, University of Texas, Arlington.
“Disruptive education: unveiling and dismantling the doctrine of settler colonialism through curriculum,” November 13, 2016, National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, Montréal, Canada.
See the Clements Center and Maguire Energy Institute forum on YouTube through the following weblink: Why Standing Rock Matters (helped to organize).
“Histories of Indigenous Education,” October 23, 2016, Western History Association Annual Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota.
“Decolonization, Research, & Community,” October 14, 2016, “Native American and Indigenous Studies, Colonialism, and the University” Fall Workshop, Consortium for Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, Tufts University.
“Native American Oral History Close to Home,” October 13 & 15, 2016, Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California.
“Curiosities of New Mexico at Bachechi Open Space,” September 27, 2016, New Mexico State Archives, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“Gender Roles in History,” September 26, 2016, The Inaugural Gender and Sexuality Conference, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma.
“Author Meets Critics: A Panel Discussion of Hokulani Aikau’s A Chosen People, A Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i (University of Minnesota Press, 2012),” June 10, 2016, Mormon History Association Conference, Snowbird, Utah.
Workshop on “American Indians and Mormons,” June 7, 2016, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
Broadcast of Moccasin Tracks on “Water River Life Giver and Navajo Water Issues,” May 31, 2016, WRUV FM Burlington, Podcast.
Roundtable on “Indigenous Survival in Education,” May 18, 2016, Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Water River Life Giver, Symposium on Water is Life and water issues featuring Navajo guest speakers on the Gold King Mine Waste Water Spill, April 29, 2016, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Farina King helped to organize this symposium. Learn more about the event at WaterRiverLifeGiver.org. You can also view a recording of the event at http://waterriverlifegiver.org/livestream-of-event/.