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Department of Native American Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172340
Bozeman, MT 59717-2340

Tel: (406) 994-3881
Fax: (406) 994-3343
Location: 2-179 Wilson Hall

Department Chair

Walter Fleming


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Phyllis Berger Memorial Lecture Series

Blaze Kwaymullina

The annual Berger Memorial Lecture honors the memory of MSU benefactor Phyllis Berger and is offered each year at MSU by a nationally recognized Native American, Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian scholar, artist or leader speaking on Native history, cultures, or contemporary issues of interest and importance to both Indian and non-Indian people.

Past Speakers

Blaze Kwaymullina, Assistant Professor
School of Indigenous Studies, University of Western Australia

Carrie Billy, President and CEO
American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Robert "Tim" Coulter, Executive Director
Indian Law Resource Center

Bill Yellowtail, Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies

Ada Deer, first female Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs
Clinton administration

Sandra Begay-Campbell, Regent
University of New Mexico

Devon Mihesuah, Professor of Applied Indigenous Studies
Northern Arizona University

William Wallace, Attorney, teacher and researcher
Institute for Polynesian Studies at Brigham Young University-Hawaii

David Beaulieu, Director (1997-2001)
U.S. Department of Education's Office of Indian Education

Updated: 08/31/2011