Debbie Reese

Debbie Reese Debbie Reese is an enrolled member of the Nambé Pueblo Tribe. In 2006 she established the American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL) website as a resource for people interested in critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children’s and young adult books.

Debbie is a founding member of the Native American House and American Indian Studies program at the University of Illinois. She is on the Literature Advisory Board for Reading is Fundamental and the Advisory Board for Reach Out and Read American Indian/Alaska Native. She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois. 

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