Dr. Martin Biography Appears on Cherokee TV
Filmed during the IAIA Commencement week, IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee) was interviewed for a documentary on the TV Show Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People. Here is the finished feature on Dr. Martin showing some of the highlights of the IAIA Campus. The segment was produced by Jennifer Loren (Cherokee Nation) and her team.
Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People is a monthly news magazine-style program featuring the people, places, history, and culture of the Cherokee Nation.
Dr. Martin Featurette on Osiyo TV
MoCNA’s Collection Featurette on Osiyo TV
Dr. Robert Martin
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Dr. Martin is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Kansas and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Appalachian State University.
He currently serves on the boards of American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Lensic Performing Arts Center and the Higher Learning Commission—a regional accreditor for colleges and universities. Dr. Martin was awarded the Liberty Bell Award by the Douglas County (Kansas) Bar Association, bestowed on Law Day USA to recognize individual contributions to human rights. He also was awarded an honorary doctorate from Baker University and in 2010 he received the Tribal College President of the Year Award.