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Champagne, Duane 1951- (Duane Willard Champagne)

Champagne, Duane 1951- (Duane Willard Champagne)


Born May 18, 1951, in Belcourt, ND; son of Willard J. and Frances Champagne; married Carole Goldberg; children: (from previous marriage) Talya Champagne Boone, Gabriel, Demelza. Ethnicity: "Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa." Education: North Dakota State University, B.A., 1973, M.A., 1975; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1982. Politics: Democrat. Hobbies and other interests: Chess, running.


Home—Los Angeles, CA. Office—Department of Sociology, 292 Haines Hall, Box 951551, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551; Champagne & Goldberg Consultants, 2152 Balsam Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025-5942; fax: 310-475-0235. E-mail—[email protected]


Cultural Survival, Inc., Cambridge, MA, intern, 1982-83; University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, Milwaukee, assistant professor, 1983-84; University of California, Los Angeles, assistant professor, 1984-91, associate professor, 1991-97, professor of sociology, 1997—, director of American Indian Studies Center, 1991-2002, affiliate of Native Nations Law and Policy Center. Champagne & Goldberg Consultants, partner. Harvard University, member of advisory board for Project on American Indian Economic Development, Energy and Environmental Policy Center, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1988-90, visiting senior fellow and visiting professor, 2006; Arizona State University, member of national advisory board for American Indian Studies Web site and H-net Affiliation, 1997-2001; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, distinguished visiting professor, 2006; University of South Dakota, visiting professor, 2006. National Executive Education Program for Native American Leadership, member, 1994-96; Southwest Museum, member of board of trustees, 1994-97, chair of publications committee, 1995-96; Tribal Law and Policy Institute, member of advisory committee, 1997-2007; National Museum of the American Indian, member of board of trustees, 1998-2003; Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy, member of board of directors, 2000-01, and board of trustees, 2000-06; Tribal Learning Community and Educational Exchange, acting director, 2004-05; American Indian Social Research Institute, board member and chair, 2004-06, board chair, 2005-06; American Indian Studies Consortium, council member, 2004-06. Los Angeles City/County American Indian Commission, member, 1992—,chair, 1993-94, 1995-97, 2000-01, 2004-07; Greater Los Angeles American Indian Culture Center, Inc., member of board of directors, 1993-94; Center for the Improvement of Child Caring, member of board of directors, 1993-2007; Community Action for American Indian Women, member of health advisory board, 1994-96; California Council for the Humanities, member of advisory board for sesquicentennial projects, 1996-97. American National Center for Television and Film, board member, 2005-06; consultant to Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Energy Resources Co., Inc., Rattlesnake Productions, Realis Pictures, and Reader's Digest. Old Chief Lonewolf Descendants, member of board of advisors, 2001. Member of editorial advisory board, Explorations in Ethnic Studies, 1993-98, Journal of Multicultural Social Work, 1996-2000, Wicazo Sa Review: Journal of Native American Studies, 1996-2003, H-AMINDIAN, 1997-2006, Gohweli: Journal of Native Literatures, 1997—, Ethnic Studies Review, 1999-2004, Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 2000-07, and Encyclopedia of the Midwest, 2002-05; member of international advisory board, Palestinian Review, 2004-07, International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, 2004-07, and Encyclopedia of American Indian History, 2004-07; member of editorial review board of other periodicals.


International Sociology Association, American Sociological Association, Native Professors Sociology Association.


Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1982-83; fellow, Ford Foundation and National Research Council, 1988-89; Community Volunteer Certificate of Recognition, Los Angeles Senior Health Peer Counseling, 1996; named writer of the year, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, 1999; honored by National Center for American Indian Enterprise, 1999, and Fernandino Tataviam Tribal Nonprofit Council, 2006; grants from National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Drew Foundation, Interethnic Children's Council, Southern California Indian Center, Kellogg Foundation, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Native Screenwriting Workshop and Sundance Institute, Administration for Native Americans, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Indian Health Service and United Indian Involvement, Inc., Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Viejas Band of Mission Indians, Pechanga and Soboba Bands of Luiseno Indians, Oneida Indian Nation, U.S. Department of Justice, and others.


American Indian Societies: Strategies and Conditions of Political and Cultural Survival, 2nd edition, Cultural Survival, Inc. (Cambridge, MA), 1989.

Social Order and Political Change: Constitutional Governments among the Cherokee, the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, and the Creek, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1992.

(Editor) Native America: Portrait of the Peoples, Visible Ink Press (Detroit, MI), 1994.

(Editor, with Cindy Rose, and contributor) Native North American Almanac, two volumes, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1994, 2nd edition, 2001.

(Editor and author of introduction) Chronology of Native North American History, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1994.

(Editor, with Michael Paré) Native North American Chronology, UXL (Detroit, MI), 1995.

(Editor) Reference Library of Native North America, Volumes 1-4, Multiculture in Print (Philadelphia, PA), 1996.

(Editor, with Troy Johnson and Joane Nagel, and contributor) American Indian Activism: Alcatraz to the Longest Walk, University of Illinois Press (Champaign-Urbana, IL), 1997.

(Editor and contributor) Contemporary Native American Cultural Issues, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 1999.

(Editor, with Joseph Strauss, and contributor) Native American Studies in Higher Education: Models for Collaboration between Universities and Indigenous Nations, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2002.

(Editor, with Ismael Abu-Saad, and contributor) The Future of Indigenous Studies: Strategies for Survival and Development, American Indian Studies Center, University of California (Los Angeles, CA), 2003.

(Editor, with Karen Torjesen and Susan Steiner, and contributor) Indigenous People and the Modern State, AltaMira Press (Lanham, MD), 2005.

(Editor, with Ismael Abu-Saad, and contributor) Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives, AltaMira Press (Lanham, MD), 2006.

(Editor, with Ismael Abu-Saad, and contributor) Education, Social Development, and Empowerment among Indigenous Peoples: International Perspectives, AltaMira Press (Lanham, MD), 2006.

Social Change and Cultural Continuity among Native Nations, AltaMira Press (Lanham, MD), 2007.

(Associate editor) Encyclopedia of American Indian History, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 2007.

(Editor, with George Horse Capture and Chandler Jackson, and contributor) American Indian Nations: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Volume 1, AltaMira Press (Lanham, MD), 2007.

Contributor to books, including Violence, Resistance, and Survival in the Americas: Native Americans and the Legacy of Conquest, edited by William B. Taylor and Franklin Pease, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, DC), 1994; Peoples of Color in the American West, edited by Sucheng Chan, Douglas Henry Daniels, Mario T. Garcia, and Terry P. Wilson, Heath (Lexington, MA), 1994; Research in Capital and Development: Native American Economic Development, Volume 10, edited by Carol Ward and Matthew Snipp, JAI Press (Greenwich, CT), 1996; Natives and Academics: Researching and Writing about American Indians, edited by Devon A. Mihesuah, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 1998; and Chahta Anompa: An Introduction to Choctaw, edited by Marcia Haag and Henry Willis, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 2001. Editor (with Troy Johnson) of "Contemporary American Indian Communities Series," AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 1997-2007. Contributor of more than 100 articles and reviews to professional journals, including Journal of Cherokee Studies, American Sociological Review, Urban Education, Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, American Indian Quarterly, Journal of American Studies of Turkey, and Cultural Survival Quarterly. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, book review editor, 1984-86, editor, 1986-2003; editor, Native American Studies Association Newsletter, 1991-92; contributing editor, Wicazo Sa Review: Journal of Native American Studies, 2003-07; senior editor of editorials, Indian Country Today, 2006-07.


Duane Champagne told CA: "Most of my writings are about social and cultural change in American Indian or indigenous communities or nations. I grew up on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in northern North Dakota and could not help but notice the differences in culture and community between the reservation and non-reservation communities. At the same time I had great interest in religion, philosophy, world history, and biography. While I have studied mathematics and other scientific fields, my interests always return to social and cultural change among American Indian, indigenous people, and the direction and prospects for humanity in general.

"My own orientations are to study and inquire about fundamental issues of group organization and social-cultural processes. Unlike many contemporary social scientists, I perceive that culture and consensus are critical aspects for understanding human history, change, and prospects for the future. I write because the future of humanity is not assured, and we must make choices about how to live peacefully on a globalized planet.

"I feel compelled to explore and write about basic issues of social and cultural organization, and to present my writings to others for discussion and consideration. Will the world surge toward democracy, or toward a world authoritarian state, or toward warring nations and civilizations? What are the prospects and possibilities for peace, respect, and cultural integrity in an increasingly globalized world? How can we have democracy, consensus, and truly respect different cultures and traditions? We must solve these issues; otherwise the future will have many grim moments. My writings increasingly have evolved in this direction, and I am hoping to make contributions to understanding past history, the prospects for indigenous peoples, but more generally, as well, social and cultural future patterns and possibilities for the planet."

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