Deserea R. Langley

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Position Title
Ph.D. Candidate


Bio

Paiute and Shoshone enrolled member of the Susanville Indian Rancheria
NAS PhD Candidate
M.A. University of California, Davis, Native American Studies 
B.A. California State University, Sacramento, Social Sciences Minor in Native American Studies 

Working Title: Stories from the land:  Susanville Indians dispossession and acquisition of land in Northeastern California 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

            Western History Association Indian Scholarship, Western History Association, Fall 2019

Racial Capitalism Mellon Research Fellow, University of California, Davis May 2019

Margrit Mondavi Summer Research Fellow, University of California, Davis, May 2019

            Graduate Student of Color Research Award, University of California, Davis, May 2019

            Women’s Resources and Research Center, University of California, Davis, May 2019

Awarded for Professors for the Future Fellow, University of California, Davis, March 2019

            Nominated for Professors for the Future, University of California, Davis, February 2019

Graduate Student Association's Spring 2019 Travel Award, February 2019

UC Davis Native American Studies Conference Travel Award, November 2018

Native American Studies and University of Waikato Student Exchange, March 2017

UC Davis Native American Studies Block Grant, August 2016- June 2017

UC Davis Yoche Dehe California Indian Endowment, Summer 2016

UC Davis Native American Studies Block Grant, August 2015-June 2016

            Social Justice Initiative Mellon Foundation Research Funding, UC Davis Summer 2015

            UC Davis Yoche Dehe California Indian Endowment, Summer 2015

PRESENTATIONS

“In the Lands of World Maker: Reclaiming Native Space in Northeastern California and Settler Colonialism,” University of Granada Religion and Spirituality in Society, Granada, Spain, March 2019

“Susanville Indian Higher Education Experience and Research that Benefits Home,” Cosumnes River College Native American Heritage Week, November 2018

“In the Lands of World Maker: Susanville Indians Land Allotment and Reclamation” Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium, University of California, Davis, November 2018

Native American Graduate School Experience, American Indian Summer Institute, University of California, Davis, June 2018

“Reclaiming the Histories’ of the Land and People: Susanville Indian Rancheria Land Allotments and Buy Back,” Native Speaker Series, Humboldt State University, March 2018

“Learning to Love Again: Native Practices in Restoring Love in Our Communities” California Indian Conference 2016, San Diego State University, October 2016

“Susanville Allotments: Resource Exploitation on Native Lands” Mellon Foundation Research Project Presentation, University of California, Davis, January 2015

SERVICE

Native American Museum Summer Institute, University of California, Berkeley, June 2019

Co-Founder of Native American and Indigenous Advisory Committee to the Chancellor at UC Davis, May 2019

Graduate Student Facilitator, Beading Circle for the Native American Youth Conference at UC Davis, March 2019

Graduate Student Advisor, Native American Student Success Center, December 2018-Present

Vice President, Native American Graduate Student Association, June 2018- Present

            Coordinator, Native American Graduate Student Symposium, August 2017- November 2018

President, Native American Studies Graduate Student Association, June 2016- June 2018

Graduate Student Representative, University of California, Davis, August 2016- June 2018

Counselor, American Indian Summer Institute, June 2017

            Counselor, American Indian Summer Institute, June 2016

Coordinator, Native American Graduate Student Symposium August 2016- April 2017

Committee member, Native American Graduate Student Symposium, November 2014-April 2015

 

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