Dale Brenneman, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Documentary History

April 30, 2016


Dale Brenneman, Ph.D.

Dale Brenneman, Ph.D. is associate curator of documentary history at Arizona State Museum in the Office of Ethnohistorical Research, where she researches the history of Native peoples of the U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico as revealed in the Spanish colonial documentary record.

She is currently editing a large collection of Spanish-language documents describing O’odham and Pee Posh interactions with Spaniards and Mexicans from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. This work, which involves transcribing, translating, and placing all documents in historical context, is conducted in collaboration with scholars and elders from the Tohono O’odham Nation and will culminate in the online publication of transcriptions and translations.