David Martinez (Akimel O'odham/Hia Ced O'odham/Mexican) is an associate professor of American Indian Studies and the author of Dakota Philosopher: Charles Eastman and American Indian Thought (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009), editor of The American Indian Intellectual Tradition: An Anthology of Writings from 1772 to 1972 (Cornell University Press, 2011), and author of Life of the Indigenous Mind: Vine Deloria Jr and the Birth of the Red Power Movement (University of Nebraska Press, 2019). He has also published articles in the American Indian Quarterly, the American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Studies in American Indian Literatures, and Journal of the Southwest. His areas of concentration are American Indian intellectual and politcal history, contemporary American Indian art and aesthetics, and O'odham culture and history. Currenly, he is a co-PI for the NEH funded project, Digital Archives of Huhugam Archaeology (DAHA), in collaboration with the Archaeology program (SHESC) and the Center for Digital Antiquities (tDAR). Currently, he is working on a political history of the Hia Ced O'odham on behalf of the Hia-Ced Hemajkam, LLC and a public history project on Yavapai activist-intellectual Carlos Montezuma, in collaboration with the Labriola National American Indian Data Center.