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.
“Lamanite as a Religious Signifier and Settler-Colonial Encounter,” Mormon Studies at the University of Virginia, 8 pm Eastern Time, March 11, 2021. Register for this webinar in advance.
“Dr. Isabel Cobb Serving Cherokee Health,” Southern Illinois University, 12 pm Central Time, March 24, 2021. Register in advance for this webinar.
“Unerasing Memory: Collaborative Research, Activism, Teaching, and Storytelling as Pathways for Indigenous Equity and Empowerment,” 2021 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting (Virtual), 1:30 pm-3 pm Eastern Time, March 27, 2021.
“Visionaries of Indian Country,” American Indian Virtual Symposium, Northeastern State University, April 12-17, 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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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’