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Brown Awarded Grant for Academic Excellence

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Congratulations go out to Madelyn Brown, graduate student in the Department of History, who has been awarded the Incentive Grant under the Nisga’a Post Secondary Education Assistance Program.

This grant was awarded in recognition of Brown’s academic excellence in her post-secondary studies.

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Madelyn Brown (Nisg̱a’a/Tsimshian) is a graduate student at the University of Oregon; she is currently earning her MA in history. Her research interests focus on Traditional Indigenous Knowledge systems and their historical influence on ecological-care techniques utilized by Pacific Northwest tribal communities. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History with an emphasis in American Indian Studies and Anthropology (summa cum laude).