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Beth H. Piatote. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Beth H. Piatote. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities

Beth Piatote is Assistant Professor of Native American Studies at the University of California Berkeley. She is currently completing the manuscript, "Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature," which focuses on legal discourses in the literary works of the following indigenous writers: E. Pauline Johnson, John Oskison, Mourning Dove, Alice Callahan, and D'Arcy McNickle. Piatote is also completing a short fiction collection called "Beading Lesson and Other Stories," and continue to write translations of Ni:mi:pu: literary, liturgical, and historical texts.

In May 2010 she gave a lecture (Nez Perce Stories and the Grammar of Place-Making) at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.