Natasha Myhal
Ph.D. Student
Native American and Indigenous Studies

Office Location: Ketchum 355

 

Education

M.A., University of Kansas - Indigenous Studies, 2017
B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris - Environmental Studies and American Indian Studies, 2015

Research Interests

Indigenous environmental studies, Indigenous political ecology and geographies, racial ecologies, comparative ethnic studies, critical ethnic studies


Natasha is a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Ethnic Studies at CU Boulder. Her dissertation research project focuses on Anishinaabe tribal natural resource departments and their crucial role for the sustainability of Indigenous cultural landscapes. This research project seeks to understand the extent to which Anishinaabe resource managers are able to incorporate gikendaasowin “knowledge” into their programs.

She is a Graduate Research Assistant for the Center of the American West’s project Indigenous Connections at Rocky Mountain National Park. This project seeks to improve the educational and interpretive programs at Rocky Mountain National Park in ways that are more inclusive of tribal nations.