Notable Figures

Bernard Spolsky Bernard Spolsky came to UNM in 1968 as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Elementary Education. During his time at UNM, he conducted the Navajo Reading Study, with the aim of developing materials for Navajo literacy programs He also hired UNM’s first Navajo language teacher, Irene Silentman. Spolsky played an integral role in … Continue reading Notable Figures