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Penn State University
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Women's history, race and gender, suffrage, Native American, US West
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Federal Fathers & Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933

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“‘An Old and Faithful Employee’: Obligation, Social Provision, and Federal Retirement Pensions in the U.S. Indian Service” The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Vol. 14 No. 4 (Fall 2015), 531-540.

“Making and Marketing Baskets: The WNIA and Indigenous Basketmakers in California” in The Women’s National Indian Association Ed. Valerie Shear Mathes  (University of New Mexico Press, 2015)

“Nobel women not a few”: The Women’s National Indian Association and the Lake Mohonk Conferences” in The Women’s National Indian Association Ed. Valerie Shear Mathes (University of New Mexico Press, 2015)

“Moving in Multiple Worlds: Native Indian Service Employees” in Beyond Two Worlds Ed. Jim Buss and Joseph Genetin-Pilawa (forthcoming, SUNY Press)

“Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin: Indigenizing the Federal Indian Service” in “The Society of American Indians and Its Legacies” special combined issue of Studies in American Indian Literatures and American Indian Quarterly Ed. Chadwick Allen and Beth H. Piatote (Summer 2013)

“‘An Indian Teacher Among Indians’: Native Women as Federal Employees” in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism Ed. Carol Williams (University of Illinois Press, 2012).

“Seeking the Incalculable Benefit of a Faithful, Patient Man and Wife: Families in the Federal Indian Service” in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the American West Ed David Adams and Crista DeLuzio (University of California Press, 2012)

“‘You think it strange that I can love an Indian’ Native Men, White Women, and Marriage in the Indian Service” in Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies (Fall 2008)

Co-Editor of Intermarriage in American Indian History: Explorations in Power and Intimacy in North America, a special issue of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies (Fall 2008)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Family, Gender, Indigenous Peoples, Race, Women