Diane Teeman | Anthropology | Fine Arts College

Summary

Current Status: Ph.D. candidate

PhD title of the dissertation: Our Ancestors’ Path of Grief: In Search of the Bannock War, Tribal Prisoners of War, Fort Harney to Fort Simcoe Forced March Corridor

Title of the MA thesis: The NAGPRA, the “Numics” and the “Spirit Cave Man:” Determining Cultural Affiliation in the Great Basin

Diane is currently a graduate student and research associate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. She was Associate Editor Collaborative Archeology at Stewart Indian School and continues to publish research papers focused on collaboration and decolonization of archaeology. Diane has spent the last 34 years working in the protection of tribal culture and heritage and revitalization in the Great Basin of the western United States.

academic interests

  • Decolonization of Archaeology
  • Collaborative Archaeology
  • Management of cultural resources and heritage
  • Archeology of the Great Basin
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • landscape archaeology
  • Indigenous Archaeologies
  • Native American philosophy
  • Historical Archaeology
  • socio-political philosophy
  • philosophy of race
  • philosophy of law
  • critical theory

Selected publications

  • 2022 Cowie, Sarah E., and Diane L. Teeman – Navigating Entanglements and Mitigating Intergenerational Trauma in Two Collaborative Projects: Stewart Indian School and “Our Ancestors’ Walk of Sorrow” Forced Removal Trail. in the Excavating the Indigenous Presence: Critical Perspectives on the Archeology of Post-1492 North America. Tsim D. Schneider and Lee M. Panich, editors, pp.: 265-286, University of Florida Press, Gainsville, FL.
  • 2019 Teeman, Diane L. Conservation Issues in the Great Basin – A Practitioner’s Considerations. in the Cultural Resource Management in the Great Basin 1986-2016, pp.: 47-50, Alice Baldrica and Don D. Fowler, Editors, University of Utah Anthropological Papers. No. 131. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 2019 Cowie, Sarah E., Diane Teeman, Christopher C. LeBlanc, Editors, Collaborative Archeology at Stewart Indian SchoolUniversity of Nevada Press, Reno, NV.
  • 2019 Teeman, Diane L., Sarah E. Cowie, Christopher C. LeBlanc, and Ashley M. Long – Theoretical Approaches to Collaborative Archaeology, In Collaborative Archeology at Stewart Indian School, pp.: 55-84. Cowie, Sarah E., Diane Teeman, Christopher C. LeBlanc, Editors, University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV.
  • 2019 Teeman, Diane L., Sarah E. Cowie, Terri McBride, Ashley M. Long, and Christopher C. LeBlanc – Concluding Lessons from the Stewart Indian School: Governmentality and Social Capital in Best Practices. in the Collaborative Archeology at Stewart Indian School, pp.: 356-392. Cowie, Sarah E., Diane Teeman, Christopher C. LeBlanc, Editors, University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV.

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