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.
“Refocusing on Indigenous History in Schools,” NSU HawkTalks, January 27, 2021, 3 pm CT.
“Unerasing Memory: Collaborative Research, Activism, Teaching, and Storytelling as Pathways for Indigenous Equity and Empowerment,” 2021 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting (Virtual), March 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 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’
A Diné Family’s Intergenerational Histories of Disease and Healing From the Long Walk to COVID-19, guest virtual lecture for Meiji Gakuin University, Japan, December 14, 2020. “A Conversation with Edouardo Zendejas, J.D.: Native Images and Struggles Over Representations,” Northeastern State University, November 17, 2020. “Reshaping Educational Landscapes: Everyday Native Women Influencing Schools and Society,” History … Continue reading Events