We are pleased to announce that Dr. Lomayumtewa C. Ishii has kindly consented to be a keynote speaker at the 39th annual AIW, in Ghent, Belgium. Dr. Ishii is Hopi from the village of Sichomovi on First Mesa. He is of the Roadrunner/Mustard Clan. He received his Ph.D. in History from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona in 2001. Dr. Ishii has held numerous research and teaching positions at the University of Iowa, Eberhard-Karls University in Germany, the Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis in Slovenia, the Smithsonian Institution, Diné College, Temple University Japan, and is currently an Associate Professor and former Chair of the Applied Indigenous Studies Department at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Dr. Ishii’s research interest are Indigenous-Centered Historiography, Cultural Adaptation, Resistance and Persistence, and The Historic Evolutions of Contemporary Indigenous Lifeways. He has taught American Indian History, Indigenous Research Methods, Hopi History, American Indian Expression, Introduction to Applied Indigenous Studies, Roots of American Indian Federal Policy, Museums and American Indians, Indigenous Nation Building, Anthropology at Its Native Terrain, and graduate courses in American Indian History. He has also presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. His most recent publication, “Hopi Culture and a Matter of Representation” is found in Susan A. Miller and James Riding In’s anthology entitled, Decolonizing American Indian History: Native Historians Write Back.