Ph.D. Student Emily Nisch Awarded Indigenous America 250 Internship

Department of Anthropology Ph.D. student Emily Nisch has been awarded an NCPE Internship through the National Park Service and the Indigenous America 250 initiative. Indigenous America 250 is a community-engaged, community-driven scholarly research project led by Indigenous scholars that is reexamining the Revolutionary War period and its aftermath from the perspectives of Indigenous communities and tribal nations.

The resulting study, produced for the National Park Service, Interior Region 1, will be a series of case studies that provide clearer understandings of tribal nations on their own terms and also develop new understandings about the significance of the Revolutionary War. The internship will give Emily experience working with historical archives in a community-engaged and collaborative environment in preparation for her dissertation research on Native American Boarding Schools.

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