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Ned Blackhawk


Ned Blackhawk, a Western Shoshone, is a scholar of Native American history. He received his PhD from the University of Washington in 1999, with a dissertation titled “Violence over the land: colonial encounters in the American Great Basin.” He is currently a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Awards and Honors

Katrin H. Lamon Resident Scholar 1996-7, at the School of American Research


Online resources by or about Ned Blackhawk:

Resident Scholars – Ned Blackhawk
Author: School of American Research
Type: authorbio
Description: A description of Blackhawk’s dissertation, “The Transformation of Nevada: Cultural and Colonial Encounters in the American Great Basin”, in connection with the School of American Research’s Katrin H. Lamon Resident Scholar Award that he received.

URL: http://www.sarweb.org/scholars/scholars/individuals/scholars97/97blackhawk.htm

Books by Ned Blackhawk:

Blackhawk, Ned. The Shoshone
Austin, TX : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 2000.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0817254684

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