Suzan Shown Harjo - Scholarship

Scholarship

In 2008, Harjo became the first Vine Deloria, Jr. Distinguished Indigenous Scholar at the University of Arizona. The School for Advanced Research (SAR), in Santa Fe, New Mexico, awarded her two back-to-back fellowships in 2004, the Dobkin Artist Fellowship for Poetry and the Summer Scholar Fellowship. At SAR, Harjo chaired two seminars, about Native Identity and Native Women's Cultural Matters. At the University of Pennsylvania Museum in 2006, she chaired a seminar on US Civilization and Native Identity Policies.

In 2011 Suzan Harjo received the Honorary Doctorate Award from the Institute for American Indian Arts or IAIA, in May 2011 commencement “for a lifetime of advocacy and contributions to Native arts & culture”.

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