Yá’át’ééh. Shí éí Christine Willie yinishyé. Dóone’é nishlínígíí éí Italian nishlí, Kinyaa’áanii báshíshchíín, Italian dashicheii, Tséníjíkiní dashinálí. Kótéego ólta'í nishlí. Ahé´hee. Christine is Italian and Diné. She holds a B.A. in Spanish and Foreign Language Education (Rowan University), M.A. in Latin American Literature (University of Maryland, College Park) and is currently a Ph.D. student in Native American Studies (UCDavis). Her research interests include Indigenous epistemologies and philosophies, Native American literatures, colonial and post-colonial studies, decolonization methodologies, weavings, and sheep.
cmwillie [at] ucdavis [dot] edu
Christine Willie has received a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) from the Social Science Research Council for her project Unheard Memories and Contested Spaces: Diné Historiography and the Spanish Arrival. [ project summary ]
Christine presents her paper at the Native American Indigenous Studies Association Conference (May 19 - 21, 2011 in Sacramento, CA).
Christine and Professor Zoila Mendoza wait to begin their panel at the 2011 NAISA Conference.