Photograph of Farina King by Will Wilson (2016)

Farina King is Assistant Professor of History and affiliated faculty of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She received her Ph.D. at Arizona State University in U.S. History. King specializes in twentieth-century Native American Studies.

In Spring 2018, King will be teaching “History of Indian Education.”

History of Indian Education flyer


More Than A Word Panel Film Flyer

Indian Mascot Cases panel before showing of Kenn and John Little’s film “More Than a Word,” November 17, 2017, American Indian Heritage Month, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. See the full listing of NSU American Indian Heritage Month events on the Center for Tribal Studies website.


Gregorio Gonzales, Rayna Green, and Farina King at WHA 2017 Indian Scholars’ Luncheon


Grace Hunt Watkinson, Sasha Suarez, Farina King, Brooke Linsenbardt, and Dina Gilio-Whitaker at WHA 2017

“Connecting the Generations: Indigenous Women Standing for their People and Communities,” November 3, 2017, Western History Association Conference, San Diego.


Please watch and share the “Navajo Voices on Bears Ears” panel recording (click on the highlighted link to the YouTube channel of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law).


“Learning and Teaching Women’s Historical Experiences at Northeastern State University,” September 28, 2017, International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mascot Issue Panel Flyer Sept 26 NSU

Panel flyer draft

“Natives and Institutions: Gender and Navigating Wardship,” August 4, 2017, Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, California State University, Northridge.

Roundtable: “Indian Student Placement Program Experiences,” Mormon History Association Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June 2017.

Roundtable: “Intergenerational Oral Histories of Intermountain Boarding School,” Southwest Oral History Association Conference, Tempe, Arizona, April 2017.

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.


John Norder, Holly Brause, Al Gedicks, Blaire Topash-Caldwell, & Farina King (AAA 2016)

“#NoDAPL and Stand With Standing Rock” Forum (invited panelist), November 14, 2016, University of Texas, Arlington.


UTA Panel on #NoDAPL Movement

“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.


Indian Education History panelists (WHA 2016)

“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.


Native American Oral History panelists with Madonna Thunder Hawk at OHA 2016

“Curiosities of New Mexico at Bachechi Open Space,” September 27, 2016, New Mexico State Archives, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

“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.


Hokulani Aikau, Elise Boxer, Farina King, and Sujey Vega at MHA 2016

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s