||Speakers. Craig Howe is director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, a nonprofit research center committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of American Indian communities and issues important to them. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and taught at Oglala Lakota College, Washington University in St. Louis, Grinnell College, the University of Michigan, and the University of Saskatchewan. Howe served as deputy assistant director for cultural resources at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, and director of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History at the Newberry Library in Chicago. He has co-edited "This Stretch of the River" and "He Sapa Woihanble," and authored articles and book chapters on numerous topics, including tribal histories, Native studies, museum exhibitions, and community collaborations. He has developed innovative hypermedia tribal histories projects and creative museum exhibitions, lectured on American Indian topics across the U.S. and Canada, and provides professional development and cultural awareness training to schools and organizations. Howe was raised and lives on his family’s cattle ranch in the Lacreek District of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation where he is designing and building Wingsprings, an architecturally unique retreat and conference center. He is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.