My writing and scholarship focuses on Chickasaw and Indigenous language revitalization and education. Most publications are available to read for free through open-access journals and repositories. If the DOI link in the citation does not lead to an open-access version, a link to a post-print version is provided.

Kari Chew in PhD graduate cap and gown holds two Chickasaw dictionaries
Dr. Kari A. B. Chew holds Chickasaw dictionaries at graduation

Chew, K. A. B., Child, S., Dormer, J., Little, A., Sammons, O., Souter, H. (2023). Creating online Indigenous language courses as decolonizing praxis. The Canadian Modern Language Review. https://doi.org/10.3138/cmlr-2021-0080 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B., Leonard, W. Y., & Rosenblum, D. (2023). Decolonizing Indigenous language pedagogies: Additional language learning and teaching. In J. Carmen, M. Mithun, & K. Rice (Eds.), Handbook of languages and linguistics of North America (pp. 769–790). Mouton de Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110712742-034 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B. (2022). Chikashshanompaat bílli’ya: The Chickasaw language is forever. In J. Garcia, V. Shirley, and H. Kulago (Eds.), Indigenizing education: Transformative theories and possibilities in Indigenous communities America (pp. 105–120). Information Age Publishing. [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B., Hinson, J. D. (Lokosh), & Morgan, J. (2022). Centering relationality in online Indigenous language learning: Reflecting on the creation and use of Rosetta Stone Chickasaw. Language Documentation & Conservation, 16, 228–258. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/74679

Chew, K. A. B., McIvor, O., Hemlock, K., & Marinakis, A. (2022). Persistence in Indigenous language work during the COVID-19 pandemic. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. https://doi.org/10.1177/11771801221122820 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B., & Hinson, J. D. (Lokosh). (2022). Chikashsha alhihaat Chikashshanompa’ anompoli katihma: Chickasaws are still speaking Chikashshanompa’. Living Languages/Lenguas Vivas/Línguas Vivas, 1(1), 24–40. https://doi.org/10.7275/qch7-0m35

Chew, K. A. B., & Tennell, C. (2022). Sustaining and revitalizing Indigenous languages in Oklahoma public schools: Educational sovereignty in language policy and planning. Current Issues in Language Planning. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2022.2037289 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B. (2021). #KeepOurLanguagesStrong: Indigenous language revitalization on social media during the early COVID-19 pandemic. Language Documentation & Conservation, 15, 257–284. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24976

Chew, K. A. B., & Hinson, J. D. (Lokosh) (2021). Chikashshaat asilhlhat holissochi [Chickasaws are asking and writing]: Enacting Indigenous protocols in academic research and writing. Native American Indigenous Studies, 8(2), 1–28. https://doi.org/10.5749/natiindistudj.8.2.0001 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B., & McIvor, O. (2021). Innovation, reflection, and future directions: An introduction to the special issue on Indigenous language revitalization. WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship, 16(1), 4–11. https://doi.org/10.18357/wj1202120272

Chew, K. A. B., & Nicholas, S. E. (2021). Cultivating enduring and reciprocal relationships in academia: An Indigenous mentor-mentee model. Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 13(3), 65–89. https://doi.org/10.32674/jcihe.v13iSummer.3254

Chew, K. A. B., Nicholas, S. E., Galla, C. K., Kawaiʻaeʻa, K., Leonard, W. Y., & Silva, W. D. L. (2021). Storying an interconnected web of relationships in Indigenous language reclamation work and scholarship. WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship, 16(1), 334–375. https://doi.org/10.18357/wj1202120291

McIvor, O., Chew, K. A. B., Stacey, K. I. (2020). Indigenous language learning impacts, challenges and opportunities in COVID19 times. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 16(4), 409–412. https://doi.org/10.1177/1177180120970930

Chew, K. A. B. (2020). Letter from the Indigenous guest editor. The Arbutus Review, 11(1), 5–6. https://doi.org/10.18357/tar111202019685

Chew, K. A. B., Anthony-Stevens, V., LeClair-Diaz, A., Nicholas, S. E., Sobotta, A., & Stevens, P. (2019). Enacting hope through narratives of Indigenous language and culture reclamation. Transmotion, 5(1), 132–151. https://doi.org/10.22024/UniKent/03/tm.570

Chew, K. A. B. (2019). Weaving words: Conceptualizing language reclamation through culturally-significant metaphor. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 41(1), 168–185. https://doi.org/10.14288/cjne.v41i1.196608

Begay, S., Chew, K. A. B., & Cochran, S. (2019). Koni (D. Courtney-Welch, illus.). Chickasaw Press. https://chickasawpress.com/Books/Koni.aspx

McCarty, T. L., Nicholas, S. E., Chew, K. A. B., Diaz, N., Leonard, W. Y., & White, L. (2018). Hear our languages, hear our voices: Stories of resilience and justice in Indigenous-language reclamation. Dædalus, 147(2), 160–172. https://doi.org/10.1162/DAED_a_00499

Chew, K. A. B., & Anthony-Stevens, V. (2017). Teaching from a place of hope in Indigenous education. Anthropology News, 58(2), e265–e269. https://doi.org/10.1111/AN.383 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B. (2016). Chikashshanompa’ ilanompohó̲li bíyyi’ka’chi [We will always speak the Chickasaw language]: Considering the vitality and efficacy of Chickasaw language reclamation [Doctoral dissertation, the University of Arizona]. UA Campus Repository. http://hdl.handle.net/10150/621788

Chew, K. A. B., Hicks Greendeer, N., & Keliiaa, C. (2015). Claiming space: An autoethnographic study of Indigenous graduate students engaged in language reclamation. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 17(2), 73–91. https://doi.org/10.18251/ijme.v17i2.966

Chew, K. A. B. (2015). Family at the heart of Chickasaw language reclamation. American Indian Quarterly, 39(2), 154–179. https://www.muse.jhu.edu/article/578010 [post-print version]

Chew, K. A. B. (2014). Chikashshanompa’ ilanompola’chi [We will speak Chickasaw]: The significance of Chickasaw language decline and revitalization. The Journal of Chickasaw History and Culture, 16(2), 26–29. https://www.proquest.com/openview/6434c4bf05407e8a1a78b100307cd13c [read here]

Lewis, K. A. (2011). Pomanompa’ kilanompolika̲ chokma (It is good that we speak our language): Motivations to revitalize Chikashshanompa’ (Chickasaw language) across generations [Unpublished master’s thesis]. University of California, Los Angeles.