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Donald Fixico

Distinguished Sustainability Scholar
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Distinguished Foundation Professor of History
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Distinguished Foundation Professor of History
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Distinguished Foundation Professor of History
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Biography

 

Professor; School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Research Interests and Selected Publications

Donald L. Fixico (Shawnee, Sac & Fox, Muscogee Creek and Seminole) is Distinguished Foundation Professor of History. He is a policy historian and ethnohistorian. His work focuses on American Indians, oral history and the U.S. West. He has published a dozen books:  American Indians in a Modern World (2008); Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovereignty, 3 volumes, ed, (2007); Daily Life of Native Americans in the Twentieth Century (2006); The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge (2003); The Urban Indian Experience in America (2000); The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century: Tribal Natural Resources and American Capitalism (1998), 2nd ed., 2011; Rethinking American Indian History, ed. (1997); Urban Indians (1991); An Anthology of Western Great Lakes Indian History, ed. (1988); and Termination and Relocation: Federal Indian Policy, 1945-1960 (1986). He has two forthcoming books, Call for Change: The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos and Reality (June 2013) and Indian Resilience and Rebuilding: Indigenous Nations in the Modern American West (October 2013), see Cspan   http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/311752-1.

Prior to Arizona State University, Professor Fixico was the Thomas Bowlus Distinguished Professor of American Indian History, CLAS Scholar and founding Director of the Center for Indigenous Nations Studies at University of Kansas. He has received postdoctoral fellowships at UCLA and The Newberry Library, Chicago. Professor Fixico has been a Visiting Lecturer and Visiting Professor at University of California, Berkeley; UCLA; San Diego State University and University of Michigan.  He was an Exchange Professor at University of Nottingham, England and Visiting Professor in the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Freie University in Berlin, Germany.

Teaching Interests and Courses

At the undergraduate level, Professor Fixico has taught a survey history of "American Indians Since 1900" and a pro-research seminar for history majors.  He has directed independent studies, honor theses for Barrett, The Honors College and theses at the Arizona State University West Campus.  At the graduate level, he has taught seminars on "Federal Indian Policy, Laws & Treaties," "American Indian History Research Seminar," "An Oral History of the American West," and "Readings in the American West."  Professor Fixico has directed master's theses and doctoral dissertations and serves as an advisor to several graduate students.  He has been a mentor to students as well as to junior faculty in the Provost's Mentoring Program.

Professional Service Activities

Professor Fixico has worked on nearly 20 historical documentaries. In 2000, President Clinton appointed him to the Advisory Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities and in 2002 he was the John Rhodes Visiting Professor of Public Policy in the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. In 2006, the Organization of American Historians awarded a short-term residency award to Professor Fixico to give lectures for two weeks in Japan. Professor Fixico has given lectures nationally and internationally and works with tribes and indigenous organizations.  In 2012, he lectured at Sichuan University in China and Auckland University in New Zealand in 2013.

Education

Postdoctoral Studies, Fellowship, Newberry Library, Chicago, 1981-1982

Postdoctoral Studies, Fellowship, UCLA, 1980-1981

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, Ph.D. History, 1980

            Dissertation:  “Termination and Relocation, Federal Indian Policy in the 1950s”

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, M.A. History, 1976

            Thesis:  “The Seminole Wars: A Study of Indian Nationalism”

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, B.A. History, 1974

Bacone Junior College, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1969-1970 

Publications
  • Donald L. Fixico. "From Tribal to Indian: American Indian Identity in the Twentieth Century". Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Settler Colonialism in the Americas (2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Call for Change: The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos and Reality". (2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Indian Resilience and Rebuilding: Indigenous Nations in the Modern American West. (2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Wei Wir Black Hawk Vom Volk Der Sac Und Fox Erinnern," (How We Remember Black Hawk of the Sac and Fox.". Tecumseh, Keokuk, Black Hawk-Indianerbildnissen In Zeiten Von Vertragen Und Vertreibung "Portrayls of Native Americans in Times of Treaties and Removal (2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Understanding the Earth and Energy's Demand on Tribes. Indians and Energy: Exploitation and Opportunity in the American Southwest (2010).
  • . Writing American Indian History. (2010).
  • Donald L. FIxico. "Garters Associated With Osceola,". (2010).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Peace Medal Presented to Kiyo’ Kaga,". (2010).
  • . . Review of: Enduring Nations: Native Americans in the Midwest (2009).
  • . . Review of: How Choctaws Invented CIvilization and Why Choctaws Will Conquer the World (2009).
  • Donald L. Fixico. The Federal Indian Relocation Programme of the 1950s and the Urbanization of Indian Identity. Removing Peoples: Forced Removal in the Modern World (2009).
  • Donald L. Fixico. The Literature of American Indian History. A Century of American Historiography (2009).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, FL. American Indian Place Names: A Historical Guidebook, edited by Francis Kennedy (2008).
  • Donald L. Fixico. American Indians in a Modern Society. (2008).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Public Apology, 2000". "Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovreignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "Cobell Case, 1996". Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovereignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "Indian Tribal Energy and Self-Determination Act, 2005". "Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conficts, and Sovereignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "National Museum of the American Indian, 2004". "Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "Sand Creek Massacre Site Return, 2002". "Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovereignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. "Seminole Tribe of Forida Purchase of Hard Rock Cafe, 2007". "Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty" (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovereignty. (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. Witness of Change Over Fifty Years of Indian Activism and Tribal Politics. BEYOND RED POWER: TRIBAL POLITICS IN THE 1960S (2007).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. Daily Life of Native Americans in the Twentieth Century. (2006).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee. The Daily LIfe of American Indians in the Twentieth Century. (2006).
  • . . Review of: Creeks and Southerners: Biculturalism on the Early Frontier (2006).
  • Crawford, Susan, Fixico, Donald Lee. Termination, Relocation and Religion. American Indian Religious Traditions: An Encyclopedia (2005).
  • Donald Fixico. American Indians in Kansas: Review Essay. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains (2004).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee (Author) . Foreword. Native Pathways: American Indian Culture and Economic Development in the Twentieth Century (2004).
  • Fixico, Donald Lee (Author) . Removal of the Western Southeast Indians. Handbook of North American Indians: Southeast, Volume 14 (2004).
  • Donald L. Fixico. American Indians. Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, edited by Dianna Everett (0).
  • Donald L. Fixico. The Invasion of Indian Country: American Capitalism and Tribal Natural Resources. (0).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "The Legacy of the War of 1812 in Tribal Communities". (0).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Foreword in Leonard Ortiz, The Dichotomy of Faith: Native Interpretations and Identity in a Protestant Church. (0).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Roundtable on Massacre at Mountain Meadows. (0).
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 599Thesis
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 591Seminar
HST 599Thesis
HST 790Reading and Conference
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 337Amer Indian History to 1900
HST 338Amer Indian History since 1900
HST 692Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 337Amer Indian History to 1900
HST 790Reading and Conference
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 338Amer Indian History since 1900
HST 591Seminar
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 306Studies in US History
HST 499Individualized Instruction
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 338Amer Indian History since 1900
HST 598Special Topics
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 492Honors Directed Study
HST 584Internship
HST 592Research
HST 780Practicum
HST 790Reading and Conference
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AIS 191First-Year Seminar
HST 338Amer Indian History since 1900
HST 590Reading and Conference
HST 591Seminar
HST 790Reading and Conference
HST 792Research
HST 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 590Reading and Conference
HST 598Special Topics
Presentations
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Dialogue on Indigenous Sustainability Conference". First Indigenous International Conference at ASU (Oct 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Indigenous Knowledge and Culture". "Dialogue on Indigenous Sustainability Conference" (Oct 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Tribal Energy and Sharing the Environment". "Dialogue on Indigenous Sustainability Conference" (Oct 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "American Indian/Alaska Native/Hawai’I Native State of the Field: A Presidential Roundtable". Western History Association Annual Meeting, Newport, CA (Oct 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Science and Research Through a Native Lens: Foundations of Distrust". Native Research Network, 25th Anniversary Native American Health Research Conference, Phoenix (Jun 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Using Indigenous Oral Traditions to Understand the Natural World". American Indian Workshop, 35th Annual Meeting, University of Leiden, The Netherlands (May 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Native Nations in the American West". Annual Symposium on American Indians, Northeastern State Univ, Tahlequah, OK (Apr 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Call for Change: The Medicine War of American Indian History". Invited Speaker, University of Dresden, Germany (Feb 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Tecumseh, Black Hawk and Keokuk". Invited Speaker Dresden Museum, Germany (Feb 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Resilience and Rebuilding: Modern Indian Nations in the American West". Invited Speaker, University of Leipzig, German (Feb 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Tecumseh and Conflicting Views in the War of 1812". Speaker's Series Southern Maryland College, Prince Frederick, Maryland (Jan 2014).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "American Indians View the Jewish Holocaust: Survival and Rebuilding,". "Ethnic Minorities and Holocaust Memory: A Global Perspective Conference," University of Jena, Jen (Jul 2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos and Reality,". Special Invitation, History Department, University of Auckland, New Zealand (Mar 2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Rebuilding American Indian Nations in the American West,". Special Invitation, Maori Culture Center, University of Auckland, New Zealand (Mar 2013).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Indigenous Knowledge & the Natural World". Guest Lecture at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China (Nov 2012).
  • Donald L.Fixico. "Colonialism & Indigenous Worldview in America". Guest Lecture at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China (Nov 2012).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Mining Tribal Natural Resources & Sacred Places". Guest Lecture at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China (Nov 2012).
  • Donald L.Fixico. "The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos & Reality". "Recruiting Graduate Students & Diversity" (Mar 2012).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "The American Indian Mind in a Modern World". Workshop for Teachers through an NEH Grant (Nov 2011).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Power of the Muscogee Creek Oral Tradition". Annual History Invited Speaker, Columbus State University, Columbia, GA (Nov 2011).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Federal Indian Policy in the Development of the American West". NEH Teachers Workshop, New York Historical Society, Rockland, NY October 4, 2011 (Oct 2011).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Roundtable: Red Power and Native Nationalism: Historicizing the 1969 Alcatraz Takeover. Western History Association annual meeting October 13-16, 2011 (Oct 2011).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Fire Nations of the Southeast: The Muscogee Creek and Seminole". Urbana Teachers Annual Conference, April 9, 2011 (Apr 2011).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "The Modern Indian from Relocation to Cities". American Indian Urban Families & Communities Conference, Univ of Chicago (Apr 2011).
  • Donald L. FIxico. "Native ‘Seeing’ in History and a Natural Democracy,". Critical Knowledge Symposium: Identity, Technology and Social Justice: Mapping the Margins of (Nov 2010).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "The American Indian Mind in Academic Ethos and Reality,". Ethnic Studies Conference (Apr 2010).
  • Donald L. Fixico. "Oil, Indians, the Natural Environment and Federal Policy". First World Congress of Environmental History, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Sep 2009).
  • Donald L. Fixico. Coyote and American Indians: A Relationship of Oral Tradition, Cultural Paradox and the Supernatural. 12th Annual Maple Leaf and Eagle North American Studies Conference, University of Helsinki, Finland (May 2008).
  • Fixico, Donald. Fort Snelling & early Federal Indian Policy. NEH LandMarks of American History Teacher Workshop, Minneapolis (Jul 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Post Removal Story of Ohio Indians. Removal Story of Ohio Indians Conference, Defiance College, Ohio (May 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Federal Relocation of American Indians in the 1950s & Urban Indian Identity in the U.S. Forced Migrations Invited Conference, York University, England (Apr 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Past & Future of Indian Sovereignty. Annual McCleland Symposium, Miami University, Ohio (Mar 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. American Indian Leadership Profiles. Journey to Darlington Indian Agency Conference, Clinton, OK (Mar 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. Black Hawk & Keokuk: The Complexity of Inter-tribal Politics. Native American Speakers Series, Ohio State University (Feb 2006).
  • Fixico, Donald. Modern American Indians. Organization of American History Annual Meeting (Apr 2005).
  • Fixico, Donald. Nothing Has Changed: American Indian Humor. 26th American Indian Conference (Apr 2005).
  • Fixico, Donald. The American Indian Mind in a Linear World. American Indian Heritage Month at Unversity of Colorado (Nov 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. American Indian Activism in the 1960s. Ethnohistory Annual Meeting (Oct 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Future of American Indian History. American Indian History (Apr 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Urban Indian Experience. Invited Lecture at East Central University, Ada (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. The Complexity of American Indian Identity. Invited Lecture at East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. Becoming Indian and Indian-Hating. Invited Lecture at East Central University, Ada (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. Early Perceptions & Images on the Frontier. Invited Lecture at East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. Native Peoples & the Diversity of Ohio. 2004 Year of Celebrating Diversity, Marietta College, Ohio (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. A Place Called Oklahoma. Leadership Colloquium to Public, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma (Feb 2004).
  • Fixico, Donald. New Perspective on American Indian History. Speaking Engagement
  • Fixico, Donald. Reconstructing American Indian History. Invited Public Lecture at Michigan State University
  • Fixico, Donald. "Spirits & Manaitous of Indian Oral Tradition". Language, Silience and Voice in Native Studies
  • Fixico, Donald. "The American Indian Mind in a Linear World". Invited Presentation
Service
  • Art History/Native American History and Culture Search Committee, search committee member (2011 - Present)
  • ASU President's Tribal Liaison Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • ASU President's Tribal Liaison Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • ASU President's Tribal Liaison Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • ASU President's Tribal Liaison Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Native American Advisory Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Native American Advisory Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Native American Advisory Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Native American Advisory Committee, Committee member (2011 - Present)
  • "Urban Rez," documentary by Rocky Mountain PBS & Native American Public Telecommunications, Lead Advisor, Interviewee, and Script Reader (2011 - Present)
  • "Urban Rez," documentary by Rocky Mountain PBS & Native American Public Telecommunications, Lead Advisor, Interviewee, and Script Reader (2011 - Present)
  • Dept of History, Portland State University, External Evaluator for Promotion to Full Professor Case (2008 - Present)
  • Dept of History, Yale University, External Evaluator for Tenure Case (2008 - Present)
  • Greenwood Press, Advisory Board Member (2007 - Present)
  • Search Committee for Director of H-AmIndian H-List Serve, Chair (2007 - Present)
  • Rob Rapley of Hidden Hill Productions of New York, Historical Advisor to Documentary on "Buffalo Bill" (2006 - Present)
  • Native Ameerican Biography Project, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Native Ameerican Biography Project, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Native Ameerican Biography Project, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Department of History, Illinois State Univ, External Evaluator for Tenure Case (2005 - Present)
  • Department of History, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, External Evaluator for Tenure Case (2005 - Present)
  • History Department Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • North America Field, Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Department of Life Sciences Communication, Univ. of Wiscosin-Madison, External Evaulator for Tenure Case (2005 - Present)
  • Promotion & Tenure Committee for A. Indian Studies, Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Arizona History, Board of Consultants Member (2004 - Present)
  • Journal of Arizona History, Board of Consultants Member (2004 - Present)
  • Journal of Arizona History, Board of Consultants Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Wicaza Sa Review, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • North American Field, Committee Member (2004 - Present)
  • Advisory Committee to Northwest Area Foundation, Advisory Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • Advisory Committee to Northwest Area Foundation, Advisory Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, Board of Editors Member (2002 - Present)
  • Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, Board of Editors Member (2002 - Present)
  • Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, Board of Editors Member (2002 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Member (2000 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Board of Editors Member (1995 - Present)
  • University of Arizona Press, External Reviewer (2015 - 2015)
  • Western Historical Association Indian Student Travel Award Committee, Committee Chairperson (2013 - 2015)
  • Western Historical Association Indian Student Travel Award Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2015)
  • Horizon Television Show, Channel 8, Phoenix, AZ, Television Guest Interview (2014 - 2014)
  • Personnel Activities Committee, Member and Co-Presenter for a Tenure Professor Case (2014 - 2014)
  • History in SHPRS, Director of Graduate Studies (2013 - 2014)
  • History in SHPRS, Director of Graduate Studies (2014 - 2014)
  • Law and History Journal, External Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • American Indian Quarterly, External Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, External Evaluator & Reader (2013 - 2013)
  • Radio Show hosted by President Brad Gottfried of Southern Maryland College, Prince Frederick, Maryland, Interviewee (2013 - 2013)
  • Western History Association, annual meeting, Tucson, AZ, Chair of Panel (2013 - 2013)
  • Ethnohistory Conference, New Orleans, LA, Chair of Panel (2013 - 2013)
  • Personnel Activities Committee, Member and Co-Presenter for a Full Professor Case (2013 - 2013)
  • Horizon Television Show, Channel 8, Phoenix, AZ, Interviewee (2013 - 2013)
  • History Department, Purdue University., External Evaluator for Tenure and Promotion (2013 - 2013)
  • Organization of American Historians, Annual Meeting,, Chair of Panel (2013 - 2013)
  • Organization of American Historians, OAH Program Committee Member (2011 - 2013)
  • University of New Mexico Press, External Evaluator & Reader (2013 - 2013)
  • Udall Awards Nomination Committee, Honors College, Committee Member (2012 - 2013)
  • Villanova University, History Dept, as an invited external reviewe., External Evaluator (2012 - 2012)
  • American Indian Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, Western History Association., Chair of Committee (2012 - 2012)
  • Vetter of Canadian Postage Stamp, Canadian Government Royal Post., Vetter and helped to design a postage stamp of Tecumseh. (2012 - 2012)
  • Canadian Royal Mint., Vetter of a second commemorative Canadian coin for the War of 1812 (2012 - 2012)
  • "War of 1812 and Tecumseh," documentary by Channel EqHD, Toronto, Canada produced by Alix MacDonald., Historical Consultant (2011 - 2012)
  • School of Art, American Indian Art History Search Committee, Search Committee memberr (2011 - 2012)
  • Udall Awards Nomination Committee, Honors College, Committee Member (2012 - 2012)
  • Royal Canadian Mint, Vetter of a new Canadian coin commemorative of the War of 1812 (2011 - 2011)
  • Kansas Magazine of History, Outsider Evaluator and Reader (2011 - 2011)
  • Oregon State University Press, External Evaluator & Reader (2011 - 2011)
  • Labriola National Book Award on Modern American Indian History/Studies, Chair of Book Award Committee (2011 - 2011)
  • History Dept, Chair of Search Committee (2008 - 2010)
  • American Indian Studies, Advisory Committee Member (2007 - 2010)
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2009 - 2009)
  • Greenwood Press, Advisory Board Member (2007 - 2009)
  • Michigan State University, External Evaluator for Promotion to Full Professor Case (2009 - 2009)
  • University of New Mexico, External Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Western History Association Martin Ridge Fellowship Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2009)
  • College of William and Mary, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2009 - 2009)
  • Journal of American History, External Peer Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2009 - 2009)
  • University of Wyoming, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2009 - 2009)
  • Miami University, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2009 - 2009)
  • University of North Carolina Press, External Peer Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • War of 1812 Documentary, External Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Advisory Committee for Institute for Humanities Research, Member of committee (2008 - 2009)
  • Search Committee for American Indian Faculty Position, Chair of Committee (2008 - 2009)
  • Advisory Committee for WBGH "We Shall Remain" series, Advisory Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • H-Amndian, Board of Editors (2005 - 2009)
  • Histoy Dept Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • Institute of Humanities Research, Advisory Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  • American Indian Studies, Advisory Committee Member (2007 - 2009)
  • History Dept Graduate Admissions Committee, Committee Member (2007 - 2009)
  • Search Committee for Director of American Indian Studies, Member of search committee (2008 - 2008)
  • Search Committee for Chicana/o History Faculty in History Dept, Member of search committee (2008 - 2008)
  • War of 1812 Documentary, Interviewed Scholar (2008 - 2008)
  • Dept of History, University of Wyoming, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2008 - 2008)
  • Syracuse University Press, Author of Book Endorsement (2008 - 2008)
  • University of New Mexico Press, Blind Peer Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • University of Oklahoma Press, Author of Book Endorsement (2008 - 2008)
  • Dept of History, Florida State University, External Evaluator for Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure Case (2008 - 2008)
  • Environment and Planning A Journal, Blind Peer Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Kansas History, Blind Peer Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • History Dept North American Field Committee, Chair (2007 - 2008)
  • Histoy Dept Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Member (2007 - 2008)
  • Institute of Humanities Research, Advisory Committee Member (2007 - 2008)
  • American Indian Policy and Leadership Center, Advisory Council Member (2007 - 2008)
  • Journal Studies/Inuit Studies, Blind Peer Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • University of Oklahoma Press, Author of Book Endorsement (2008 - 2008)
  • JRCA Journal, Blind Peer Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Western History Association, Award Committee Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Western History Association Martin Ridge Fellowship Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2007)
  • History Dept Queens University, Ontario, External Reviewer (2007)
  • 2nd Time, Pacific Historical Review, External Reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • History Dept, Univ of Nebraska, Lincoln, External Reviewer (2007)
  • American Indian Studies, Univ of California, Davis, External Reviewer (2007)
  • History Dept, Colorado State University, External Reviewer (2007)
  • University of Arizona Press, External Reviewer (2007)
  • University of Nebraska Press, External Reviewer (2007)
  • A-H Indian, Managing Board of Editors Member (2006 - 2007)
  • American Indian Studies Graduate Program Planning Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2007)
  • History Dept, Committee Member (2006 - 2007)
  • American Indian Policy & Leadership Center Advisory Council, Council Member (2006 - 2007)
  • History Dept, Committee Member (2007)
  • History Dept, Millett Family Awards Committee Member (2007)
  • Pacific Historical Review, External Reviewer (2007)
  • Syracuse University Press, External Reviewer (2007)
  • Texas tech University Press, External Reviewer (2007)
  • Journal of Arizna Histor, Award Committee Member (2007 - 2007)
  • University of New Mexico Press, External Reviewer (2007)
  • We Shall Remain/American Experience WGBH Educational Foundation for PBS, Boston, Interviewed Expert for documentary (2006 - 2006)
  • American Indian Studies Advisory Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • History Department Quality of Instruction Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Provost Faculty Mentoring Program, Committee Member (2005 - 2006)
  • American Indian Quarterly, External Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • Kansas Magazine of History, External Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • Department of History, Univ. of North Texas State , Denton, External Evaluator for Promotion Case (2006 - 2006)
  • Pearson Longman Press, External Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • Department of History, Univ. of Iowa, External Evaluator for Tenure Case (2006 - 2006)
  • Texas Ranch House WNET New York, Historical Advisor (2006 - 2006)
  • Department of History, Univ. of New Mexico, External Evaluator for Tenure Case (2005 - 2006)
  • Eastern Cherokee Tribe Foundation, Advisor (2006 - 2006)
  • We Shall Remain/American Experience WGBH Educational Foundation for PBS, Boston, Documentary Script Reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • University of Arizona Press, External Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • Organization of American History Regional Program Committee, Committee Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Independent Film Producer Patty Loew, advisor of documentary to "Way of the Warrior" (2006 - 2006)
  • Harcourt School Publishers, External Referee (2006 - 2006)
  • History Department First Year Ph.D. Review Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Humanities Institute for Research Advisory Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • History Department Steiner Memorial Award Committee, Committee Member (2006 - 2006)
  • OAH Minority Historians Committee, Committee Member and Chair 2004 (2003 - 2006)
  • OAH Nomination Board, Committee Member (2003 - 2006)
  • University of Arizona Press, Referee for Book Manuscript (2006 - 2006)
  • Program Committee for Western History Assoc. 2005, Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Program Committee for Western History Assoc. 2005, Co-Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Native North Americans: A Supplement to Childcraft- The How and Why Library (Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2004), Consultant (2004 - 2004)
  • World Book Encyclopedia, Editorial Consultant (2004 - 2004)
  • Distinguished Professors Joint Council, Council Member (2001 - 2004)
  • Carnegie Doctoral Program Committee in History at KU, Committee Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Indigenous Nations Studies Journal, Editor (2000 - 2004)
  • Advisory Council for Indigenous Nations Studies, Council Member and Chair 1999-2003 (1999 - 2004)
  • Global Studies Committee, Committee Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Sabbatical Committee in KU History Department, Committee Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Distinguished Professor Selection Committee KU, Committee Member (2002 - 2004)
  • Native American Advisory Council to Eiteljorg Museum, Chair (2000 - 2004)
  • Journal of the West, Consultant (2000 - 2003)
  • Council of 100 American Indian Scholars, Leaders and Chiefs to the American Indian Graduate Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Member of the Honorary Advisory Council (2001 - 2003)
  • Canadian Government, Consultant (2002 - 2002)
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