Native American Studies

Joanne's Girls by Douglas Miles

A photograph in the Apache Chronicles exhibit titled Joanne's Girls by Douglas Miles.

Douglas Miles is a Native American artist whose paintings and other works reference Apache motifs. In the 1990s, after watching his son skateboarding, he decided to make a board for him.
Chief Justice Robert Yazzi, Shawn Watts

Chief Justice Emeritus Robert Yazzi, Navajo Nation (seated at center), shares a story. Shawn Watts is to the right. Photo by Tamara Willliams\UNM School of Law

As a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School and associate director of the mediation program, Shawn Watts (Law’12) is well-versed in dispute-resolution techniques.

Most archives are designed to accumulate material. One collection at Columbia is working to give some of its holdings away.