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Laura L. Harjo

  • Assistant Professor

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  • Indigenous Space
  • Place
  • Mapping
  • Indigenous Rights
  • Social Movements

Harjo researches critical ethnic studies, and community participatory methods for the engagement, empowerment, and emancipation of marginalized rural and urban communities. She was a research fellow with the Advancement Project in Washington DC., where she researched civil rights issues in Florida, Texas, and New Orleans related to voter protection, inclusive development, and the prison industrial complex. Harjo was previously appointed Muscogee (Creek) Nation's Ambassador to the United Nations and is active with the Southern California Native Feminist Reading Group and works with other scholars to imagine new forms of sovereignty and liberation.

CRP 521

CRP 431/531

CRP 474/575

CRP 481/581

CRP 483/583

CRP 470/570

Inter. GIS

Community Participatory Methods

Indigenous Space

Place and Mapping

Lunn Reyer Award in Tribal Community Development, Society for the Preservation of American Indian Culture.