Farina King, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is Assistant Professor of History and affiliated faculty of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She is also the director and founder of the NSU Center for Indigenous Community Engagement. She received her Ph.D. at Arizona State University in U.S. History. King specializes in twentieth-century Native American Studies. She is the author of The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century.
Little Berks 2020, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 9-10, 2020.
Western History Association 2020 Virtual Conference, October 14-17, 2020.
2020-2021 Southwest Oral History Association Conference, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
2021 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Seattle, Washington, January 7-10, 2021.
2021 Mormon History Association Conference, Rochester/Palmyra, New York, June 10-13, 2021.
Diné Studies Conference, San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico, June 24-26, 2021.
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June 20, 2020 Please sign and support this petition, BYU’s Committee on Race and Inequality Needs a Native American Representative, which serves to remind Brigham Young University (BYU) and its Academic Vice President C. Shane Reese that it is overdue to listen to and value Native American and Indigenous voices at BYU and throughout the … Continue reading Native American Representation in Higher Ed Committees on Race and Inequality
Farina King “They say that they are like firemen. They know what they signed up. They must fulfill their call for duty.” This is what Mom told me when I asked why Dad has to continue working in the clinic. We are Diné (Navajo). We come from the Kinyaa’áanii (Towering House) clan. My father is … Continue reading Generations of Diné Healers Face Naayéé’
State of the Field Discussion: “Race in Mormon History,” Mormon History Association 2020 Digital Conference, June 2020. Storytime at the Museum, Museum of Native American History, Bentonville, Arkansas, March 14, 2020. Return Home Intermountain exhibit closing reception and event, Navajo Nation Museum, March 6, 2020. 2020 Phi Alpha Theta/Oklahoma Association of Professional Historians Conference, Norman, … Continue reading Events