Ia Kholan Gregory Bull

PhD Student

ᎠᏴ ᎢᏯ ᎪᎳᏄ ᏦᏓᎳᏁᎯ ᏓᏆᏙᎠ, ᏥᏄᏓᎴ ᏥᏎᎩᏳᏍᏗ ᏥᎦᏚᏩᎩ ᏥᎾᏥᏃ. ᏌᎶᎵ ᎤᎾᏓᏢ ᏂᎦᏘᏲ ᎠᏆᎨᎵ ᎠᏂᏌᎰᏂ ᎨᏟᏙᎯᏃ. ᏓᏫᏍᎦᎵᎯ ᎠᎴ ᎤᎭᎸᏂᎯ ᏧᏂᎦᏴᎵᎨ ᎢᏳᎵᏍᏔᏅ ᎠᏎᏃ ᏓᎵᏆ ᎠᏆᏛᏏᏙᎸᎢ. Ia Bull is a 1st year PhD student at UMD iSchool, and a member of Natchez and Gaduwagi indigenous communities. They are working with Dr. Marsh on the Indigenize SNAC project as a Research Assistant. They are also a lead developer of the Natchez Indigital community archive project. Ia finished their MLIS with a focus in Archive Management from the University of Oklahoma Fall 2020 and BA in Cherokee Language Revitalization at Northeastern State University in 2018. They have worked at the Gilcrease Museum Helmerich Center Library/Archive and Digitization Departments, collaborated on the Mapping Tahlequah History project, and interned at the Cherokee Heritage Center Archive, and American Philosophical Society. Their long-term research goals include finding ways to assist language and cultural revitalization efforts with Information studies.