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Devon Mihesuah

Devon Abbott Mihesuah, an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding at the University of Kansas. A historian by training, Mihesuah is the author of over a dozen award-winning books on Indigenous history and current issues. She served as award-winning Editor of the American Indian Quarterly from 1998 to 2007 and edited University of Nebraska Press’s book series, “Contemporary Indigenous Issues.” She oversees the American Indian Health and Diet Recovery website at