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Tisa Wenger is associate professor of American religious history at Yale Divinity School. Her work explores the cultural politics of religious freedom, the religious histories of the American West, and the intersections of race, empire, and religion in US history. She is the author of We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) and Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).