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Henrietta Mann

Henrietta Mann

Henrietta Mann (Cheyenne and member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma) was honored as the first to occupy the endowed chair of Native American studies at Montana State University, Bozeman. She is now professor emerita and special assistant to the president of MSU. Dr. Mann also serves as interim president of the newly established Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. In addition, she has held faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and Haskell Indian Nations University, and has served as the director of the Office of Indian Education Programs and deputy to the assistant secretary for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Formerly national coordinator of the American Indian Religious Freedom Act Coalition for the Association on American Indian Affairs, Dr. Mann has been cited by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the leading professors in the United States.