Author Bio

* Elizabeth Sumida Huaman (Wanka/Quechua) is associate professor of Comparative and International Development Education. An Indigenous education researcher, her work focuses on the link between Indigenous lands and natural resources, languages, and cultural and educational practices in the North and South America. Her research projects include collaborative studies in the U.S., Canada, and Peru with Indigenous communities and institutions on Indigenous knowledge systems and education, cross-national education and language policy impacts, and Indigenous community-based education and environmental sustainability. eshuaman@umn.edu

** Tessie Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo) lives in northern New Mexico. A Tewa speaker, she is a language and culture teacher in her Pueblo, co-author of Khap’on Tewa: Verbs and Pronouns, and an internationally recognized Indigenous community education, language revitalization, and arts advocate. She is a founder of the Pueblo Indian Studies Program at Northern New Mexico College where she served as faculty, and former co-Director of the Northern Pueblos Institute. She is the past chair of the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act Committee, active with Keepers of the Treasurers, and has served as advisor to numerous museums, including the National Museum of the American Indian. pae9@juno.com

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