Native American women


A Cherokee woman with wavy, chest length, dark brown hair sits in a chair of a dark theatre, staring off into the distance, chin resting on her hand. She is wearing black tights, a light blue dress, a black cardigan, and thick silver rings.
Added 09/30/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Mary Kathryn Nagle is a partner at Pipestem and Nagle Law, P.C. and an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. As an attorney, Nagle specializes in tribal sovereignty and Indigenous people’s rights and safety. She is counsel to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center and represents families of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.

Added 04/28/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Michaela Madrid is the operations manager for the Sovereign Bodies Institute, an Indigenous organization that works to end gender and sexual violence against Indigenous people through research and data-driven direct services.

Added 02/09/21 | Location: Alaska, New Mexico | Subjects: , ,

Holly Miowak Guise is an assistant professor of history at the University of New Mexico. An Iñupiaq Alaska Native, she is an expert in Indigenous U.S.

Added 07/09/20 | Location: Colorado | Subjects: ,

Carla Fredericks is an associate clinical professor and the director of the American Indian Law Clinic at the University of Colorado Law School. She is also director of the indigenous advocacy organization First Peoples Worldwide. She’s an expert on Native American law, rights and tribal sovereignty.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Kansas | Subjects: , ,

Sarah Deer is a University Distinguished Professor of women, gender and sexuality studies and in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas. She was a MacArthur Fellow in 2014. Deer’s research focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims’ rights, using indigenous feminist principles as a framework.