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Sarah Deer

Sarah Deer Wins a MacArthur Genius Grant for her Work on Crime against Native Women

Sep 17, 2014

A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, Deer has documented in academic scholarship the historical and ideological underpinnings of the failure to adequately protect victims of physical and sexual abuse in Indian Country, and she has worked with grassroots and national organizations attempting to navigate the complex legal and bureaucratic hurdles facing Native victims of violence.

Graduate Horizons poster featuring a group picture

2014 Graduate Horizons Hosted by Cornell University

Jul 16, 2014

This year the focus was on Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations students in preparing them for the competitive admissions process.

close up on audience of the opening symposium to Promising Futures recruitment event

Cultivating a Crop of New Native Students

Mar 30, 2014

Starting a new springtime tradition, Native American leaders at Cornell planted the seeds of peace and sought to cultivate a new crop of student recruits March 21-22 at the inaugural Promising Futures event, which introduced more than 60 Native American high school students from across the United States to Cornell.

student participating in Promising Futures

Recruiting event focuses on Native high schoolers

Mar 25, 2014

High school students from Native American backgrounds visited campus March 21-22 to learn about Cornell, celebrated Haudenosaunee culture with a symposium and exhibit and talk to Cornell Native American students about attending Cornell.