Rosalyn R. LaPier

Rosalyn R. LaPier is an award winning Indigenous writer and environmental historian. She is currently a visiting assistant professor of women’s studies, environmental studies and Native American religion, and Colorado scholar in-residence at the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at the Harvard Divinity School at Harvard University. Dr. LaPier is working on her third book project Plants That Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging, which explores Blackfeet religious concepts of purity, purification and traditional ecological knowledge.

December 10, 2017