(select) Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

Littletree, S., Belarde-Lewis, M. , Duarte, M.E.. “Centering Relationality: A Conceptual Model to Advance Indigenous Knowledge Organization Practices.” Knowledge Organization. 47(2020)No.5.

Duarte, M.E.; Vigil-Hayes, M.; Littletree, S.; and Belarde-Lewis, M., “‘Of course, data can never fully represent reality’: Assessing the Relationship between Indigenous Data and IK, TEK, and TK” (2020). Human Biology Open Access Pre-Prints. 163.

Duarte, M.E. and Belarde-Lewis, M.  2015. “Imagining: Creating Spaces for Indigenous Ontologies.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 53(5-6), pp. 677-702. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2015.1018396

Belarde-Lewis, M. , 2011. “Sharing the Private in Public: Indigenous Cultural Property and Online Media.” Proceedings of the 2011 iConference. pp. 16-24. ACM.

Award: google scholar award – Best single author paper; 2011 iconference, Seattle wa

Art Publications  

Belarde-Lewis, M. “Marianne Nicolson.” Aperture Magazine. 240. Fall 2020.

Belarde-Lewis, M. “The yәhaw Phenomenon: Lifting the Arts Together in the Puget Sound.” First American Art Magazine. No. 24, Fall 2019.

Belarde-Lewis, M.  2016. “Zuni Jeweler and Lapidarian: Colin Coonsis.” First American Art Magazine. No. 12. pp. 64-68.

Art Exhibition Catalogs

Belarde-Lewis, M.  (February 2019) “Raven Strikes Again: Building One Raven and the Box of Daylight Story From Many.” Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight. University of Washington Press, pp 15-23.

Belarde-Lewis, M.  (February 2019) “In Conversation: An Interview with Preston Singletary.” Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight. University of Washington Press, pp 33-51.

Belarde-Lewis, M.  (2018) “Wearing the Wealth of the Land: Chilkat Robes and Their Connection to Place.” Nature’s Nations: American Art and Environment. Yale University Press, pp. 178-187.

Award: Association of American Publishers 2019 PROSE Subject Category Winner for Nature’s Nations: Humanities – Art Exhibitions

Award: Association of Art Museum Curators: Best Publication of 2018 (by a larger mid-size museum)

Award: College Art Association: 2020 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award “for an especially distinguished catalogue in the history of art.”


Belarde-Lewis, M. , 2005. Meet Lydia: A Native Girl from Southeast Alaska. National Museum of the American Indian and Council Oaks Books Distribution.

            Award: Honoring Alaska’s Indigenous Literature, 2008