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Cary Miller



Dr. Cary Miller is Anishinaabe and descends from St. Croix and Leech Lake communities. From 2013 she was the Director of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and since 2010 has been Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (starting there in 2002). Her book Ogimag: Anishinaabeg leadership 1760-1845 was published with the University of Nebraska Press in 2010 and she previously has published in books such as Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories and the Encyclopedia of United States Indian Policy and Law. Dr. Miller was appointed the Associate Vice-President (Indigenous) Scholarship, Research and Curriculum in 2021.


Miller, Cary. 2013. “Every Dream Is a Prophecy: Rethinking Revitalization–Dreams, Prophets, and Routinized Cultural Evolution.”

In Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories, edited by Jill Doerfler, Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, and Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, 119–32. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press.,

Miller, Cary. 2010. Ogimaag: Anishinaabeg Leadership, 1760-1845. Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

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