Harvard University, Ph.D. in Social Anthropology (1998). Dissertation title: Gwich'in Women, Gwich'in Healing: Responses of Northern Athabascans to Postcolonial Hegemonies
University of Alaska Anchorage, Master of Arts, Alaska Native Literary Forms (interdisciplinary Anthropology and English, 1990). Thesis title: Naatsilanei and Ko'ehdan, a Semiotic Analysis of Two Alaska Native Myths.
University of Alaska Anchorage, ANTH A360 Anthropology of Art (2007-2014)
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Beginning Drawing (1994)
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Beginning Watercolor (1993)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (1968), Bachelor of Arts, English
Featured speaker and artist, “Visualizing Sovereignty”, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, November and December 2014.
Babes in the Woods, gallery representation, Anchorage, Alaska, 2008 and 2009
Two Spirits Gallery, Anchorage Alaska, 2007 solo exhibit
Native Art Center of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, traveling exhibit of “Alaska 2005: Native Arts Now” displayed for the 39th annual AFN Conference
Alaska 2005: Native Arts Now invitational exhibit, curator, Ron Senungetuk, Kenai, Alaska
North Central Missouri College one-woman show, March 2004
Koahnic Broadcasting tee shirt featuring “Athabascan Country Conversations,” May 2004
Wells Street Gallery invitational show, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 2003
“Undercurrents,” Morris-Decker Gallery, Anchorage Alaska, March 2003
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. Four paintings selected from the Second Annual All Alaska Native Juried Art Show for a traveling exhibit to open November, 2001
“Ceremony of Healing: A visual arts exhibit and reading by Alaska Native Women” at Alaska Pacific University, June 2001. Six paintings and collages.
“Threads of Gold,” guest curator for UA Museum project on Athabascan women, June 1997
"Tinmiagpuk, Tilila Koyona, Aquila chrysactos: Iñupiaq and Koyukon interpretations of the Golden Eagle," Kolstad Gallery in Anchorage Alaska, July 1997.
Two-woman visual art show "Kwanetun, a Story of Survival and Revenge," exhibit, Window Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska, April 1988.
Athabascan Scholar, Writer, Visual Artist
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