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    I could not have chosen a better conference or wished for a more welcoming, interested, and supportive group of scholars and colleagues to engage with.
    Johannes Fehrle, 2020
    Owens Award recipient 2011 and EC Member 2013-2016

WLA Conference 2022

57th WLA Conference

Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho
October 5-8, 2022

 

THEME: TBA

 

The 2022 Conference will be co-hosted by Dr. Amanda Zink (Idaho State University) and Dr. Jennifer Ladino (University of Idaho). 

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Amanda Zink

Amanda Zink

 
Jennifer Ladino

Jennifer Ladino

 


Venue: 

The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel on the Fort Hall Reservation.
For details click on the photo below.

More to come. Please check back frequently.

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