Awards and Fellowships

2022 Donald L. Fixico Award of the Western History Association

Finalist for Best Book in Utah History 2022 by the Utah Division of State History

Stand Up Award with Dr. Tai Edwards, Association of University Presses, 2022

Mae Timbimboo Parry Award for Best Indigenous Studies from the Mormon History Association, 2021

Equity Award for the Department of History at Northeastern State University, American Historical Association (AHA), 2021

Photo of Trico Blue, Farina King, and Iain Anderson at the AHA 2021 Awards Ceremony during the annual meeting in January 2022.

The AHA grants the Equity Awards to “individuals and institutions that have achieved excellence in recruiting and retaining underrepresented racial and ethnic groups into the historic profession.”

Turning Points in History Grant for Native Circles podcast, The Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, 2021-2022

Living Faith Author Initiative Grant Recipient, The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Brigham Young University, 2021

Top Ten Riverhawks Award, Northeastern State University, 2021 for student advocacy

Humanities Initiatives, Colleges and Universities, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant for Mapping Tahlequah History co-directed by Dr. Farina King and Dr. John McIntosh, announced 2020, 2021-2024 ($95,503)

Fellowship in Western American Studies, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2020-2021

Art for Uncertain Times Grant, The Center for Latter-day Saint Arts, 2020

Japan Residency for Meiji Gakuin University, Organization of American Historians and Japanese Association for American Studies, 2020-2021

Skills Repurposing Weekend Program, Center of the American West, 2019-2020

Mini-Grant, Southwest Oral History Association, 2019

President’s Ambassadors Network Grant, Northeastern State University, 2018-2019, 2020-2021

Utah Humanities Oral History Grant, Utah Humanities and Utah Division of State History, 2018-2019

Interdisciplinary Grant, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2017-2018 ($10,000)

Faculty Development Conference Travel Funding, Northeastern State University, 2017-2018, 2018-2019

Immersive Learning Fund Award, Center for Teaching and Learning, Northeastern State University, 2017-2018, 2020

Faculty Research Committee (FRC) Grant, Northeastern State University, 2017-2018, 2020-2021

The Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship, Newberry Library, July 2017

The David J. Weber Fellowship for the Study of Southwestern America, William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University, 2016-2017

Eagle Spirit Doctoral Student Award, Heard Museum, 2016

Samuel and Marion Merrill Travel Grant, Organization of American Historians, 2016

Charles Eastman Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 2015-2016

Penn Predoctoral Fellowship for Excellence through Diversity, University of Pennsylvania, offered but declined, 2015-2016

Ford Foundation Dissertation Diversity Fellowship, offered but declined, 2015-2016

Marquette University Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Finalist, 2015-2016

American Society for Ethnohistory, Graduate Student Conference Travel Award, 2015

Graduate Student Prize, Western History Association, 2015

P.E.O. Scholar Award, 2015-2016

Phillips Fund for Native American Research, American Philosophical Society, 2015

Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere, American Historical Association, 2015

Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict Friends of the Center Graduate Award, 2015

Outstanding Graduate Fellowship, Phi Kappa Phi Arizona State University Chapter, 2015

Graduate and Professional Student Association Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, Arizona State University, Spring 2015

American Indian Graduate Student Association Conference Travel Award, Spring 2015

Max Millett Travel Grant, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State University, 2015

Huggins-Quarles Award, Organization of American Historians, 2015

Research Grant to Aid Completion, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State University, 2015

Individual Travel Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University, January, February, April, October 2015, January 2016; Group Travel Grant, November 2015

Graduate Education Travel Grant, Arizona State University, January, March, July 2015, April 2016

AHA Conference History Tuning Project Travel Award, Arizona State University, History Program, 2015

Graduate Excellence Award, Arizona State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2014, 2015

Southwest Oral History Association Eva Tulene Watt Award, 2014; General Scholarship, 2015

Best Graduate Student Work Award, Arizona State University, History Program, 2014

University Graduate Fellowship Block Grant, Arizona State University, 2014

Doctoral Enrichment Fellowship Award, Arizona State University, 2012-2013

Intensive Foreign Language Area Studies HEA Title VI Fellowship (FLAS) for Yoruba, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009-2010, 2010-2011

Intensive Foreign Language HEA Title VI Fellowship (FLAS) for Portuguese, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

Western History Association Indian Student Conference Scholarship recipient, 2009, 2013

American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship recipient, 2009-2011 (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 2012-2016 (Arizona State University)

Navajo Nation Graduate Fellowship recipient, 2009-2011 (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 2012-2016 (Arizona State University)

Advanced Opportunity Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008-2009

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