Grad Students

Patrick Burtt



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Tribal governance, Native language reclamation, decolonization efforts, and issues of contemporary/continued oppression of Indigenous Peoples

Patrick DeɁileligi Burtt is an enrolled member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California and is of Tule River Tribe descent. 

Patrick DeɁileligi Burtt is an enrolled member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California and is of Tule River Tribe descent. He is currently a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles in the American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program. Burtt received his Bachelor of Arts in Native American and Indigenous Studies from Fort Lewis College in 2016. His research interests include tribal governance, Native language reclamation, decolonization efforts, and issues of contemporary/continued oppression of Indigenous Peoples. Burtt has been recognized by the Indigenous Peoples Council on Bio-colonialism as an advocate for Indigenous rights. The Commission of Indian Affairs for Nevada has recognized Mr. Burtt as a Native American Scholar and a student of high scholastic aptitude. Burtt currently serves the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California as the Off-Reservation Representative to the Education Committee and also a Representative of the Constitution Committee.
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