Laurie Arnold

Academic Historian

Dr. Laurie Arnold is an enrolled member of the Lakes Band of the Colville Confederated Tribes and is Director of Native American Studies at Gonzaga University. She has previously held positions at the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago and at the University of Notre Dame. Her first book, Bartering with the Bones of Their Dead: The Colville Confederated Tribes and Termination, was published by the University of Washington Press in 2012. She holds a PhD in History from Arizona State University and a Bachelor’s degree in History from Oregon State University.

Radmilla Cody (1975- )

Radmilla Cody, GRAMMY-nominated Navajo recording artist, was born on the Navajo Nation and grew up in Grand Falls, Arizona.  Cody is of the Tlaa’shchii (Red Bottom People) clan and is also part Naahilii (African-American).  She was the 46th Miss Navajo Nation, the first bi-racial pageant winner, … Read MoreRadmilla Cody (1975- )