Devon A. Mihesuah

Interviews, Publicity, Biographical

KU professor pens 2nd novel featuring Native American detective://www2.ljworld.com/news/ku/2021/jun/22/i-want-heroes-ku-professor-pens-2nd-novel-featuring-native-american-detective/

NPR-Life Kit: Decolonize Your Diet, June 7, 2021: https://www.npr.org/lifekit

Skylight Bookstore Crowdcast, Witches of the Apocalypse, Thursday, May 20th: https://www.skylightbooks.com/event/live-crowdcast-witches-apocalypse-group-reading

C.E. Smith Museum (Cal State East Bay)-North American Food, May 7, 2021: https://csueb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b73hUvADRWaavC4tGux8kg?_x_zm_rtaid=p17yRaLZRyG1iLAgVa5icA.1619881014575.57b6c476086e871f2bf5eddde61d7c6b&_x_zm_rhtaid=105

Mt. Cuba Center (Delaware): Indigenous Food Sovereignty, Pawpaws and Other Incredible Edibles, May 4, 2021: https://mtcubacenter.org/event/indigenous-food-sovereignty-pawpaws-and-other-incredible-edibles-online/

Blue Met Literary Festival: Scott, Scofield and Mihesuah on Art and Activism, April 29, 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0zQcdeA1vQ

Heifer International: Earth Day Virtual Panel-Lessons from Indigenous Agriculture, April 21, 2021: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=358158472298362&ref=watch_permalink

“The Cultural Importance of Indigenous Food,” Humanities Kansas, Humanities Hotline: https://www.humanitieskansas.org/grants-programs/initiatives/humanities-hotline

“This Thanksgiving, Try These recipes for Local Native American Foods,” Kansas City Magazine, November 4, 2020: https://www.kansascitymag.com/this-thanksgiving-try-these-recipes-for-local-native-american-foods/

“Activists Focus on Food,” KU Today and Tomorrow, 2020-2021: https://issuu.com/sunflower_publishing/docs/kutt20-singles

“The Promise of Pawpaw,” New York Times, October 19, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/19/dining/pawpaw-climate-change.html

“Devon Mihesuah: The Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movement in the United States,” The Sanctuary for Independent Media,” October 12, 2020.

Real Food Reads podcast, Episode 45: Devon Mihesuah and Indigenous Food Sovereignty, October 12, 2020.

“Reconnecting To Our Roots Through Pawpaws, And Revisiting Indigenous History,” Inside Appalachia, October 9, 2020: https://www.wvpublic.org/inside-appalachia-2020/2020-10-09/reconnecting-to-our-roots-through-pawpaws-and-revisiting-indigenous-history-inside-appalachia

The Common Ingredient: https://www.thecommoningredient.com/recipes/stuffed-pumpkins

“Nut Harvest Time,” Native America Calling, September 23, 2020

“Indigenous Food Sovereignty,” Native America Calling, November 22, 2019

John Niccum, “Indigenous Food Sovereignty Examined in New Book,” July 31, 2019,  https://news.ku.edu/2019/07/31/indigenous-food-sovereignty-examined-new-book-1

Kathy Hanks, “Choctaw Historian at KU Restoring Cultural Knowledge Through Food, Family, Fiction,” Lawrence Journal World, April 14, 2019: https://www2.ljworld.com/news/general-news/2019/apr/14/choctaw-historian-at-ku-restoring-cultural-knowledge-through-food-fiction-family/

Somini Sangupta, “Kansas: Be Kind to the Land,” in “These Five Cuisines are Easier on the Planet,” New York Times, April 3, 2019: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/climate/these-five-cuisines-are-easier-on-the-planet.html

Nicola Twilley, et al., “The Tropical Fruit that Could Have Become an All-American Fruit,” The Atlantic, March, 2019, https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/03/now-when-you-pick-a-pawpaw-or-a-prickly-pear/583774/

Gastropod Interview, February 26, 2019, “Pick a Pawpaw: America’s Forgotten Fruit”:

“Indigenous Eating,” Central Standard, radio (Begins at 33:14.)  https://www.kcur.org/post/seg1ebate-kc-seg-2-indigenous-eating#stream/0

Semran Sethi, “We are Still Alive: How Native Communities Grapple with Thanksgiving’s Legacy,” New Food Economy, November 18, 2018: https://newfoodeconomy.org/indigenous-americans-thanksgiving-pre-contact-food-sovereignty/

George Diepenbrock, “Author Casts Doubt that Cherokee Statesman Killed US Marshall in 1887,” KU News Release, March 12, 2018: https://today.ku.edu/2018/03/08/book-research-casts-doubt-cherokee-statesman-killed-us-marshal-1887

Eastern Standard, on Ned Christie, November 8, 2018: https://esweku.com/track/1588359/november-8-2018-full-program?fbclid=IwAR03UCNl9k9-EaMBTqD2PbQ0kYJIAwhXlD-iV37F-JFxcywjkWKO86L-geg

Firquain, Tina. “Devon Mihesuah: Feeling Empowered,” BISHKINIK (July 2017): 10.

“Choctaw Success: Devon Abbott Mihesuah” (July 6, 2017):

The Connector, “Cranberry sauce, fry bread and gratitude? Meh, say tribes,” November 2016,      https://www.joomag.com/magazine/pr-for-people-monthly/M0547661001342721936

Al Jazeera, “Eating Indigenously”:   http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/10/24/eating-indigenouslychangesdietsandlivesofnativeamericans.html

National Geographic, “Cranberries: A Thanksgiving Staple”: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/11/131127-cranberries-thanksgiving-native-americans-indians-food-history/

Anishinaabe News, “2012 Week of Indigenous Eating Foods Challenge,” v8/1 (Fall 2012), p. 11

Choctaw: A Cultural Awakening “Devon Mihesuah” (Choctaw Nation Press, 2012), 92. 

KU Today Headline, June 5, 2012: “KU historian touts benefits of foods indigenous to Americas” http://archive.news.ku.edu/2012/june/5/indigenous.shtml  

Kansas Alumni magazine story: “Culture Cues: Historian Targets Indigenous Diet as Food for Thought,” Kansas Alumni, No. 5, 2012. pp. 12-14

The Chronicle Review, “Saving American Indians’ Diets,” April 25, 2010 http://chronicle.com/article/Decolonizing-American-Indians/65193/

KU Endowment Report, 2008, p. 8-9.

KU Endowment’s “8 Great Things” Annual Report and publication, pp. 14-15. http://www.kuendowment.org/annualreport/2008/default.aspx

The Daily Vidette, “Speaker talks about Native Americans’ eating habits,” November 6, 2007.

Pantagraph.com, “Altering Your Intake: Eliminate the Processed Foods; return to roots,” November 27, 2007.

Lawrence-Journal World, “Simple Sustenance: Confronting Obesity and dietary problems by returning to our roots,” February 15, 2006: D1-2.

The Oread, “Mihesuah’s cookbook to compete for title of ‘Best in the World,’ 30#11, February 20, 2006.

The Oread, 30#2, September 12, 2005, p. 1, 2

BISHINIK June, 2004.

Native America Calling, March 31, 2004. 

NPR 90.9 WBUR Boston, “Only A Game,” talk show, March 13, 2004.

Monoghan, Peter. “Challenging the Status Quo in Native American Studies,” Chronicle of  Higher Education January 17, 2003 http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i19/19a01601.htm

NAU Today, “Mihesuah Promotes Native American Empowerment,” May/June 2003, pp. 3, 7.

Navajo-Hopi Observer, “Promoting Native American Empowerment,” April 9, 2003, p. 2.

BISHINIK (Choctaw Nation Newspaper), April, 2002

Morgan, Phillip Carroll. “It is Said: Supernaturalism in the Fiction of Choctaw Authors Louis Owens and Devon A. Mihesuah,” MA Thesis, University of Oklahoma, 2001. 

Arizona Daily Sun, October 8, 2000: A1 and A11.

Roads of My Relations on Native America Calling, November 29, 2000 www.nativecalling.org

The Pine (NAU), Fall, 1999.

Indian Country Today, first week of December 1997.

Navajo Times, Dec. 4, 1997, A3.

Amarillo [TX] Borger News Herald, January 5, 1992: 3B.

Amarillo Sunday News-Globe, January 5, 1992: 5D.

Arizona Daily Sun, March 24, 1993: 2.

Mountain Campus News Special Supplement, “Who’s Who in Native American Programs at NAU,” February 1992.

Mountain Campus News, June-July 1992: 3.

Arizona Daily Sun, February 25, 1999.

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (Lake Forest, IL: Educational Communications, 1996) 

Navajo-Hopi Observer, July 8, 1992: 9.

Abbott, Devon. “‘Gentleman’ Tom Abbott: Middleweight Champion of the Southwest,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 68 (Spring 1990): 426-437.

Mountain Campus News, January 1990: 5.

Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian (New York, 1990): 737.

Ft. Worth [TX] Star Telegram, July 20, 1988: A5.

.Ft. Worth [TX] Star Telegram, May 20, 1986: A11 and A16.

Ft. Worth [TX] Star Telegram, May 21, 1986: A16.

TCU Daily Skiff, December 3, 1987: 2.

This is TCU Magazine, December 1988: 12-14.

Tyler [TX] Morning Telegraph, July 14, 1988: 1, 6.