Estevan Rael-Gálvez, anthropologist, historian, and cultural consultant, has served as senior vice president at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and state historian of New Mexico. He is currently executive director of Native Bound Unbound: Archive of the Indigenous Enslaved, a digital initiative supported by the Mellon Foundation. He received his BA in English literature and ethnic studies from the University of California–Berkeley and his MA and PhD in American cultures from the University of Michigan, where he completed his dissertation, “Identifying Captivity and Capturing Identity,” the basis of a book project. Rael-Gálvez grew up on his family’s sheep ranch and farm in Costilla, New Mexico, and Jaroso, Colorado, as well as with his grandmother in Questa, New Mexico.

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