October 22, 2016

Go Out and Do the Things

As a historian of Native American history I have three major conference options to present research and meet people in the field: the Western History Association, Ethnohistory, and the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. Each of these conferences have their perks and their uses—the WHA combines all topics of American West history, Ethnohistory is the traditional home for the study of Native Americans that combines anthropology and history, and NAISA highlights the growing field of indigenous studies which includes topics outside the US. Read more

July 24, 2016

This is What They Call a Metaphor

He was born in the summer of his 27th year Coming home to a place he’d never been before He left yesterday behind him, you might say he was born again You might say he found a key for every door If you need to get from Albuquerque to Laramie (not that most people would need to), you’d pull out a map and quickly decide to head up I-25 and cut the corner around Cheyenne. Read more

April 22, 2016

It ain't no sin to be glad you're alive

Hell’s brewin' dark sun’s on the rise This storm’ll blow through by and by House is on fire, Viper’s in the grass A little revenge and this too shall pass This too shall pass, I’m gonna pray Right now all I got’s this lonesome day Bruce Springsteen, Lonesome Day As everyone knows, Prince died yesterday and his death set off a wave of emotion across the world. Even though I was never a huge Prince fan, nevertheless I appreciated his genius, god-like guitar skills, and his 2007 Super Bowl half time show. Read more

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