Native Circles

Samantha Benn-Duke and Native Women in Education

October 20, 2021 Dr. Farina King & Sarah Newcomb Season 1 Episode 4
Native Circles
Samantha Benn-Duke and Native Women in Education
Show Notes

Samantha Benn-Duke, PhD, has been a public educator for more than 30 years, serving 17 of those years in public classrooms and 7 years as an administrator. She was named the 2017 Oklahoma Indian Educator of the Year by the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education. She also served as the president of the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education and was the first Gaylord-McCasland Teacher Fellow for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum. Samantha’s research and passion include advocating for Native American and other minority children and more effectively meeting their learning needs.