Farina King, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is Associate 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.
2021 Mormon History Association Conference, June 10-13, 2021.
“Indigenous Conversations Across Waters, Lands, Generations, and Imaginations,” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting (Virtual), June 14-21, 2021.
Diné Studies Virtual Conference, June 25-26, 2021.
Sixth Annual Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference, University of Central Oklahoma, September 30-October 2, 2021.
“Moving Stories,” 2021 Oral History Association Annual Meeting (Virtual), October 2021. The Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) is one of the OHA 2021 conference sponsors, and SOHA is celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
“To the West and Beyond: The Local and the Global in Western History,” 61st Annual Western History Association Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 27-30, 2021.
“Teaching Indigenous History and Literacy with Primary Sources,” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, January 6-9, 2022.
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These are hard times, I know. But universities and education are getting hit especially hard, and this includes our wonderful university presses. My first book, The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century, was published in 2018 by the University Press of Kansas and we (the authors of the books published … Continue reading Support University Presses
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 for. 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 … Continue reading Generations of Diné Healers Face Naayéé’