Mosiah Bluecloud

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2020-2021
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Mosiah is a doctoral student in the Linguistics program. He attended University of Oklahoma for his bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, and he earned a master’s degree from the University of Arizona’s Native American Languages and Linguistics Program. He is most interested in the revitalization and reconstruction of endangered and sleeping languages, languages which have no current fluent speakers. From Norman, Oklahoma, Mosiah is an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma and a descendent of the Absentee Shawnee, Northern Ponca, Rosebud Sioux, Delaware, Potawatomi, Creek, Kiowa, and Cherokee people. After completing his doctoral program, he plans to return to the Kickapoo Nation to continue his work on cultural preservation and to pursue a teaching position at the University of Oklahoma.