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Patty Loew is a journalism professor and director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, she focuses primarily on Indigenous rights, sovereignty and the role of Native media.
Loew is a former broadcast journalist and has produced numerous documentaries and pieces for public and commercial television examining Native issues and culture. Her award-winning documentary Way of the Warrior premiered nationally on PBS in 2007. Her four books include Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin (2014).
She received her master’s and doctoral degrees in mass communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Expertise: Ojibwe treaty rights, indigenous sovereignty, role of Native media in communication indigenous world views, social media, Indigenous cultural expression
Location: Evanston, Ill.
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