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March 4, 2013
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UMD American Indian Studies Research Showcase

DULUTH, MN – As part of UMD's Department of American Indian Studies 40 th Anniversary Commemorative Year celebrations, a faculty and student research showcase will be held on Tues., Mar. 12 from 5-7pm in the UMD Library Rotunda. This showcase is free and open to the public.

Projects and publications will be displayed, and American Indian Studies faculty and students will be available to share and discuss their research. "Our student scholars are doing exciting work. This event is an opportunity for them to present examples of their research interests, writing, and projects to a wider audience," said Associate Professor Linda LeGarde Grover. Student presenters will be Mary Anderson, Ashley Compton, Jay Gilpin, Elyse Lawrey, and Garrett Soper.

Among the faculty presenters will be Tadd Johnson, department head; Jill Doerfler, assistant professor; Joseph Bauerkemper, assistant professor; Erik Redix, assistant professor; Ed Minnema, assistant professor; and LeGarde Grover.

Faculty topics presented will include "Native Report" public television show, non- fiction work, including "A Citizen's Guide to the White Earth Constitution: Highlights and Reflections" co-written by Doerfler with Gerald Vizenor, published in The White Earth Nation: Ratification of a Native Democratic Constitution, and fiction writing including The Dance Boots by LeGarde Grover.

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