From the Desk of Martha L. Hipp: Learning to Spell “Sovereignty”

Martha Louise Hipp, PhD, is a retired psychologist and formerly served as psychologist for the Fremont County District 14 federally funded schools. She is a former president of the Colorado Psychological Association. Her book Sovereign Schools: How Shoshones and Arapahos Created … Continue reading From the Desk of Martha L. Hipp: Learning to Spell “Sovereignty”

From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics

Laurel Zwissler is an assistant professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Central Michigan University. Her new book Religious, Feminist, Activist: Cosmologies of Interconnection (Nebraska, 2018) investigates the political and religious identities of women who understand their social-justice activism as religiously motivated.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics

Excerpt: Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico

The following is an excerpt from Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico (February 2018) by Jun U. Sunseri.  From Chapter 4: Hearthscape Tools Scraping a bit of beans from the edge of her wooden spoon, Eufemia had just … Continue reading Excerpt: Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico

From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American

The following is by Wendy Katz, editor of The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898–1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle (February 2018). Many of the photos included below can be found at the Omaha Public Library—and Wendy … Continue reading From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American