[Upcoming Event] Indigenous Kinships and the Borderlands of Chicanx Belonging

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Indigenous Kinships Event

This moderated discussion delves into genealogies of Yaqui and Genizarx indigeneities to explore story, family histories, and data in shaping land tenure, infrastructure, social movements, and border violence at the edges of Native and settler sovereignties.
Marisa Duarte is an Associate Professor of Justice and Social Inquiry at the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. She researches Indigenous approaches to digital technologies, and teaches and mentors students on topics related to Indigenous methodologies, social justice, and sociotechnical phenomena. Her 2017 book Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet Across Indian Country is about how tribes extend the practice of sovereignty into digital spheres through infrastructural deployments. She is an enrolled member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Simón Ventura Trujillo is an Associate Professor of Latinx Studies in the English Department at New York University. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he teaches and researches on Chicanx and Latinx literature; Borderland methodologies; US ethnic studies; decolonial social movements; race, racism, and racialization; and comparative indigeneities. He is the author of Land Uprising: Native Story Power and the Insurgent Horizons of Latinx Indigeneity (U Arizona Press, 2020).
Sponsored by: Comparative History of Ideas, the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Simpson Center for the Humanities, American Indian Studies, American Ethnic Studies, and the Department of English.