The following is an alphabetical list of the applicants who were appointed as a result of the past Native American Awards Program competitions. This list includes the names of the institutions in which they are currently enrolled, the title of the proposed research to be undertaken at the Smithsonian, the name of their host/advisor, the Smithsonian unit at which the research will be conducted, and the dates of their tenure.
This list is intended to demonstrate the kinds and variety of topics that receive support through the program.
Denetdale, Jennifer R., Northern Arizona University. Stories from the Daughters and Sons of Juanita and Chief Manuelito: A Navajo Oral History, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joallyn Archambault and William C. Sturevant from July 21, 1997 through August 21, 1997.
Harris, Alexandra N., University of California, Los Angeles. Reinventing Native American Identity Through the Lens, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joanna Scherer from July 1, 2000 through July 21, 2000.
Humphries, Laura C., University of Kentucky. Material Matters and Identity Politics, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Ramiros Matos from June 3, 2002 through August 9, 2002.
Klopotek, Brian R., University of Minnesota. Federa; Recognition and Cultural Persistence amoung Louisiana Indian Groups, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green from January 4, 2000 through March 3, 2000.
Lewis, David G., University of Oregon. Researching the Grand Ronde tribes of Oregon, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joallyn Archambault from June 1, 1998 through August 7, 1998.
Lonetree, Amy J., University of California, Berkeley. The Politics of Display: Museum Representations of Native Americans at the British Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian, at the National Museum of the American Indian with Gabrielle Tayac from October 1, 2001 through November 1, 2001.
Mayes, Arion T., University of Colorado. Sketetal Analysis of Mound Burials from Illinois Bluff, at the National Museum of Natural History with Douglas Owsely from January 18, 1999 through March 26, 1999.
Mitchell, Denise P., University of Oregon. Researching tribes of South West Oregon, at the National Museum of Natural History with Joallyn Archambault from July 1, 1998 through August 25, 1998.
Mt. Pleasant, Alyssa, Cornell University. Buffalo Creek: Social History of an Iroquois Community, at the National Museum of Natural History with William Sturtevant from June 24, 2002 through July 27, 2002.
Niro, Shelley, University of Western Ontario, Canada. Joseph Brant and His Exodus from the Mohawk Valley in New York, at the National Museum of American History with Rayna Green from February 3,1997 through February 7,1997.