Amber Bill (Northern Paiute/Te-Moak Western Shoshone) is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. She received her A.A. in Liberal Studies from D-Q University and B.A. in Ethnic Studies, emphasis in Native American Studies from California State University, Sacramento. Amber is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. Amber is a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and is currently serving as a Board Member of the American Indian Studies Association’s Student Association.
Her research interests include 19th, 20th, and 21st Century North American Indian History, Nevada Indian History, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal History, Pyramid Lake Paiute Water Rights, the Academic Discipline of Native American Studies, Indian Activism, P.L. 280, and California Indian Basketweavers.
arbill [at] ucdavis [dot] edu