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K-State Today

April 1, 2019

Cherokee journalist Rebecca Nagle to speak about tribal sovereignty

Submitted by Triston Herbst

Rebecca Nagle, an award-winning advocate and writer focused on advancing Native rights and ending violence against Native women, will speak about tribal sovereignty at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, in the K Ballroom of the K-State Student Union. 

Nagle is a citizen of Cherokee Nation and a two spirit/queer woman. Her writing about Native representation and tribal sovereignty has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Teen Vogue, the Huffington Post and more.

In 2016, Nagle was named one of the National Center American Indian Enterprise Development’s Native American 40 Under 40 for her work to support survivors and advocate for policy change to address the crisis of violence against Native women. Nagle lives in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where she works for her tribe on language revitalization.

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