City Indian

Native American Activism in Chicago, 1893-1934

Meet the Authors

Rosalyn & David

Rosalyn LaPier & David Beck at the Oregon Historical Society in 2010. David accepting an award for his research and writing.


Rosalyn R. LaPier (Blackfeet/Métis) is a visiting assistant professor of Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies and Native American Religion at the Harvard Divinity School. Rosalyn writes about Native American activism and traditional ecological knowledge.

David R. M. Beck is a professor of Native American Studies and associated faculty with the History Department at the University of Montana. David is an American historian, an award winning writer and the author of several books.


Book Award

Winner of the 2016 Robert G. Ahearn Book Award from the Western History Association.

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