14th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Bridging Generations: Thinking ahead while always being informed by the past

Melanie Yazzie

Melanie K. Yazzie (Diné) is the 2018-2019 Katrin H. Lamon Residential Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In August 2019, she will join the faculty at the University of New Mexico as an Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and American Studies. She is also the 2018-2019 Chair of the Central Governing Council for The Red Nation, a revolutionary organization committed to the liberation of Indigenous people from colonialism and capitalism. She does historical research at the intersections of Native studies, feminist studies, Diné studies, and environmental studies. Along with Nick, Jennifer Nez Denetdale, and David Correia, she is co-authoring a forthcoming book with PM Press about border town violence and Indigenous resistance.