Patricia Marroquin Norby & C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa
About the Author
Patricia Marroquin Norby (Purépecha/Nde) is Director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois. She is an award-winning legal activist, artist, and scholar of American Indian art and visual culture. She holds a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her writing draws critical connections between art making techniques, environmental politics, and the health of American Indian women artists.
C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa is assistant professor of history at George Mason University. His current work focuses on tensions between the lived and commemorative Native American spaces and histories in Washington D.C. His recent books include Crooked Paths to Allotment: The Fight Over Federal Indian Policy after the Civil War and Beyond Two Worlds: Critical Conversations on Language and Power in Native North America (as co-editor).