05/05/2015 - The American Studies Association joins many native organizations and institutions in calling for the Washington Redskins to immediately change the team’s racist logo and name.
12/23/2014 - The Committee recommends that Dr. Salaita’s candidacy be remanded to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for reconsideration by a committee of qualified academic experts
12/01/2014 - The scale and breadth of this collection make it a landmark in the development of indigenous studies
- "Tribal Television: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms" by former AIS Postdoctoral Fellow Dustin Tahmahkera published by UNC
09/24/2014 - What is most fascinating about Tribal Television is how Tahmahkera traces the ways in which sitcom story lines from the 1950s through the 1970s tended to echo federal government policy
09/04/2014 - The editors make a compelling argument for retheorizing essentialized dichotomies like female and male, homosexuality and heterosexuality, and femininity and masculinity
- Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert's "A Second Wave of Hopi Migration" published in History of Education Quaterly
08/25/2014 - Gilbert discusses his grandfather, Lloyd (Quache) Gilbert, who attended the Phoenix Indian School, to highlight the value of utilizing Native ways of understanding to interpret Hopi education history
08/22/2014 - No confidence based on Wise's decision to effectively fire Steven Salaita, whose de facto hire had been properly vetted by the unit and approved by the college through standard procedures.
08/20/2014 - From the moment that the story broke of Chancellor Phyllis Wise’s underhanded nixing of Steven Salaita’s de facto hiring, Nelson has rushed forward as the administration’s biggest cheerleader
08/15/2014 - This is an extremely dangerous moment for the future of shared governance and academic freedom at UIUC
08/14/2014 - There is good reason to fear that Professor Salaita's academic freedom and possibly that of the Illinois faculty members who recommended hiring him have been violated.
08/06/2014 - Professor whose writings have angered many was offered job at U. of Illinois, pending formal board approval. He didn't get it.
- SAIL Journal publishes Jodi A. Byrd's "Tribal 2.0: Digital Natives, Political Players, and the Power of Stories"
06/27/2014 - Howe’s tribalography is a powerful analytic tool through which to confront, challenge, and reconfigure the stories colonizers like to tell about themselves and their place in the world.
- "A Minute with .. " Frederick E. Hoxie, recipient of the American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award
10/25/2013 - Why American Indians don't see 'Redskins' team name as an honor
07/03/2013 - With today's new release "The Lone Ranger," Johnny Depp is adding "American Indian" to the pile of personas he's tried on -- and scholars of American Indian history are not pleased.
03/29/2013 - Informative, comic, and plaintive, "Seeing Red—Hollywood’s Pixeled Skins" is an anthology of reviews that reexamines the ways in which American Indians have been portrayed in film.