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Indigenous peoples in Yellowstone National Park: Making Meaning and Medicine in the Land of the Burning Ground.
June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday, June 15, Noon
Indigenous peoples in Yellowstone National Park: Making Meaning and Medicine in the Land of the Burning Ground. Yellowstone National Park holds an ancient cultural history that contemporary researchers are continuing to explore and reveal. Utilizing archaeological evidence, genetic data, and Tribal oral traditions, Dr. Shane Doyle will provide an insightful and up to date overview of the profound and complex relationship between Indigenous peoples and the Land of the Burning of the Ground.
Dr. Shane Doyle (Apsáalooke), is a Montana-based scholar, writer, performing artist, and community advocate whose work focuses on the deep history and cultural heritage of the Indigenous people of the Northern Great Plains. Doyle holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Montana State University and completed a post-doctoral research appointment in genetics with the University of Copenhagen in 2016. Shane helped lead the Yellowstone Revealed All-Nations Teepee Village in the summer of 2022 and is currently a full-time cultural consultant who lives in Bozeman.