University of Oregon


Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist

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Knight Library

Special Collections & University Archives


On Sabbatical Winter and Spring 2019

Mailing address:
1501 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403

Subject Areas:
History, Native Studies

My research guides


(in progress) PhD, History, Georgetown University
Master of Arts, Library and Information Science, University of Arizona
Master of Arts, History, Utah State University

Areas of Expertise:

University Archives
Cultural Heritage Archives
Traditional Cultural Expressions and Knowledge
Digital Humanities
Native American History
American West History
Ethnic Studies

Teaching/Selected Publications/Service


History 199: Hidden History Freshman Interest Group
History 211: Reacting To The Past - Native American Treaties
Honors College 444/431: "Decolonizing Research: The Northern Paiute History Project"
Ethnic Studies 199: Native American and Indigenous Studies - Academic Residential Community Seminar
Ethnic Studies 399: Oregon Indians
Guest Lecturer: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Museum Studies and History


"'The Right to Know: Decolonizing Native American Archives," Journal of Western Archives 6, no. 1 (2015).

"Respect, Recognition, and Reciprocity: The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials," in Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the US and Canada, eds. Dominique Daniel and Amalia Levi, 125-142. Sacramento: Litwin Press, 2014.

Review of Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Preserving Our Language, Memory, and Lifeways, by Loriene Roy, Anjali Bhasin, and Sarah K. Arriaga. Journal of Archival Organization 11, no. 1-2 (2014): 127-28.

“Going Home: The Digital Return of Films at the National Museum of the American Indian,” Museum Anthropology Review 7, no. 1 (2013): 166-184.

“Cultural Stewardship at the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center,” Calicut University Folkloristics Journal, 2010.


Society of American Archivists:

--Native American Archives Roundtable: Chair, 2012-2013; Vice-Chair, 2011-2012; Steering Committee, 2008-2011
--Cultural Property Working Group, 2010-Present; Chair, 2015-Present; Co-Chair, 2012-2014 (appointed)
--Native American Protocols Forum Working Group, 2008-2011 (appointed)

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums:

--Advisory Council, 2011-Present (appointed)

Northwest Archivists, President, 2015-2016
Oregon MentorCorp Program
Oregon Heritage Commission Collections Preservation Cabinet

Professional Organizations:

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Organization of American Historians
Western History Association
Society of American Archivists
Northwest Archivists
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums


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F: (541) 346-3485
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