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Devon Mihesuah

Devon Mihesuah

Devon A. Mihesuah, an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the Cora Lee Beers Price Professor in the Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. A historian by training, Mihesuah is former editor of American Indian Quarterly and the author or editor of over a dozen award-winning books on Indigenous history and current issues, including Recovering Our Ancestors’ Gardens and Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States. Her latest novel is The Hatak Witches.

Featured Book: Dance of the Returned



  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 1:00 p.m. – Writing Relations: Authenticity in Native Literature – Oscar Larson PAC, Multi-Use Rehearsal North (193A), Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 @ 11:00 a.m. – Keeping Seeds, Restoring Gardens, Writing Culture – McCrory Gardens – Great Hall, Brookings

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