Hugh Burnam (Mohawk Nation, wolf clan) is a Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University. He holds a B.S. in Individualized: Ethnic and Minority Studies (2010) and an M.A. in Adult Education (2011) from Buffalo State College. His research interests include social justice in education, community engagement efforts, language revitalization, environmental advocacy, and Indigenous genders. Hugh’s dissertation explores Indigenous student experiences in higher education, nation-building, and Indigenous masculinities. As a Public Humanities Fellow, Hugh proposes a project called The Haudenosaunee Thought Project, which will generate critical intergroup and intragroup conversations about Indigenous identities within Haudenosaunee communities and neighboring communities.