Ted N. Fortier, PhD
Associate Professor, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work
Building/Room: Casey 305W
Teaching and Research Interests
Anthropology of Native America
Human Rights and Indigenous issues
Religion and Shamanism
The Death that Brings Life: Reclaiming Indigenous Identity among the Coeur d’Alene Indians. Elohi: indigenous People and the Environment. University of Bordeaux June, 2012. Pp 21-36.
No One Eats the Fish Anymore: Tribal Reclamation of the Silver Valley, Idaho. Impact. Vol 14, no. 2. March 2012. Pp. 10-12.
Cultural Memory: Religion, Resistance and Identity (Univ. Texas, 2007)
Religion and Resistance in the Encounter between Jesuit Missionaries and Coeur d’Alene Indians on the Columbia Plateau (Mellen Press, 2002)
“Shamanism,” “Creationism,” and “Medicine Men,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, Sage Publications, 2006
Post-Modern Art and the Religious Imagination: commentary and book for the Tacoma Art Museum, July, 1999
Coeur d’Alene Spirituality and Survival; Proceedings of the First Native American Studies Conference, University Press of the University of Idaho, 1999
Director of Canadian Studies