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Studies in American Indian Literatures 18.4 (2006) 115-116

Contributor Biographies

Elizabeth Archuleta (Yaqui/Chicana) teaches in the Women and Gender Studies Program at Arizona State University. She has current and forthcoming publications in Wicazo Sa Review; the UCLA law journal, Indigenous Peoples' Journal of Law, Culture, and Resistance; American Indian Quarterly; Studies in American Indian Literature; New Mexico Historical Review; and the tentatively titled The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian: Critical Conversations, forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press. She is currently working on a book manuscript, "Grandmothers' Voices Hold Me: Articulating Indigenous Feminisms," under contract with the University of Arizona Press.

Amanda J. Cobb (Chickasaw) is an associate professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. She currently directs the Institute for American Indian Research at UNM and serves as the editor of American Indian Quarterly. In 2007 Cobb is returning to the Chickasaw Nation to serve as the administrator for the new division of history, research, and scholarship, which encompasses the Center for the Study of Chickasaw History and Culture and the Chickasaw Press.

Timothy Petete (Seminole) is a doctoral candidate in the English program at the University of Oklahoma. He earned a bachelor's degree in Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in American Indian studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Moreover, his research interests include American Indian drama, film, and literature. [End Page 115]

Ruth Spack is a professor of English and director of the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program at Bentley College. She has published widely in the ESOL field. Her scholarly work in Native American studies includes America's Second Tongue: American Indian Education and the Ownership of English (U of Nebraska P, 2002), which was awarded the 2003 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize by the Modern Language Association and named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title by the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Craig S. Womack (Oklahoma Creek-Cherokee) teaches American Indian literature in the English department of the University of Oklahoma and is the author of Red on Red, a literary history of the Muskogee Confederacy; Drowning in Fire, a novel; and Reasoning Together: The Native Critics Collective, a communal work on Native literary ethics that features eleven other Native writers, forthcoming from the University of Oklahoma Press.



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