Rosalyn LaPier

In The News

  • Illinois public schools will be required to teach students about Native American history in the state beginning with the 2024-25 school year.

  • “Although some winter solstice traditions have changed over time, they are still a reminder of indigenous peoples’ understanding of the intricate workings of the solar system,” Prof. Rosalyn LaPier writes, and their “ancient understanding of the interconnectedness of the world.”

  • On the occasion of the first day of Native American Heritage Month the Department of History is pleased to announce the creation of a new cohort in Native American history.

  • Professor Rosalyn LaPier, an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe of Montana and Métis, has joined the faculty of the Department of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in fall 2022. Her focus includes environmental history, the history of the American West, and Native American...