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Melanie Frye

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Melanie Frye

Creek Language Instructor

Copeland Hall, room 332


B.A. Anthropology, University of Oklahoma

B.A. Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma

M.A.,  Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma, 2020

Personal Statement

Ms. Frye is a proud citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and her Tribal Town is Eufaula Canadian. She has worked with various institutions and Tribal Nations.

Ms. Frye attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Native American Studies. She is currently working on her Masters in Native American Studies with an emphasis on Language, History, and Culture.

Her interest is to continue working in the revitalization and perpetuation of the Mvskoke (Creek/Seminole) language, through materials development, presentations, and other language and cultural revitalization endeavors.

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Language and culture revitalization and perpetuation.

Selected Research and Creative Activity

Maskoke ‘Punvyvs! Speak Maskoke!: Maskoke Language Level 2 Textbook. 2015

Courses Recently Taught