By Simon Moya-Smith
In its January 2012 Emerging Scholars edition, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine named Boxer as an Emerging Scholar for her research and scholarship as assistant professor and chair of the Department of Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Along with teaching tribal preservation, oral traditions and Native American history among other courses, Boxer is also an affiliate faculty member of the Gender and Women’s Studies program at Fort Lewis.
Must've been an off-day for the headline writer. The only way this subject news is if someone said, "Education isn't important."
For more on the Lakota and education, see Anti-Suicide Campaign at Lakota College and Lakota Teams Compete in Robotics.
Below: "Dr. Majel Boxer in her Fort Lewis College office in the Center of Southwest Studies."