Media: Truth and Reconciliation

One Hundred Winters is on the longlist for the Reading the West award. Public voting starts May 2, 2022.

“Restitution And Reconciliation On America’s Stolen Lands,” RadioWest, December 2021.

In conversation with Josh Reid and Liza Black, Washington History Seminar, National History Center, November 29, 2021

“Thanksgiving can be a time for seeking further truths and building accountability,” Op-Ed, Washington Post, November 24, 2021.

“Q&A with Margaret Jacobs. Daily Yonder, November 2021.

“Keen On” Podcast, Andrew Keen. October 2021.

Commonwealth Club, with George Hammond., Oct 2021.

Presentation to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Induction Ceremony, 2019. 

Media: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)​

“How the U.S. Stole Thousands of Native American Children,” Missing Chapter, video series, Interview with Melissa Hirsch, 2019.

Interview with Lena Jackson and Isaac Himmelman, “Between the Lines,” Huffington Post video series, on the Indian Child Welfare, 11 November 2019.

Interview with Abigail Abrams for “The Fight over Native American Adoptions is About More than just the Children,” Time Magazine, 2 July 2019.

Interview with Ryan Katz and Melissa Olson on the adoption of American Indian children by non-Indian families in the postwar era, for “Stolen Childhoods,” radio documentary, KFAI’s Minneculture, Minneapolis, Minnesota,  November 2016.

Interview on A Generation Removed for Book Talk, CSPAN,  Broadcast May 5, 2015.

Interview with Andrew Bard Epstein on A Generation Removed, for “New Books in Native Studies: Conversations with Scholars about Their New Books,” Yale University, March 5, 2015.  

Interview on A Generation Removed with Alessandra Link, for Erstwhile: A History Blog, University of Colorado, Boulder, March 5, 2015. 

Interview on A Generation Removed with Tanya Lee for Indian Country Today, November 21, 2014.

Media: Indian Boarding Schools

“Researchers Identify Dozens of Native Students Who Died at Nebraska School,” New York Times, November 17, 2021.

“Uncovering the Hidden History of Genoa Indian Boarding School,” Center for Great Plains Studies, November 15, 2021.

“Archival Review Brings Known Genoa Indian School Death Toll to 59,” Nebraska Public Radio, November 4, 2021

“Exploring the Scarred, ‘Tragic History’ of Nebraska’s Genoa Indian School,” Omaha World Herald, August 21, 2021.

Video, Omaha World Herald, August 21, 2021.


One Hundred Winters is on the longlist for the Reading the West award. Public voting starts May 2, 2022.