Cleve Davis, PhD

Specialties: Data Science, Statistics, Website Development, GIS/Remote Sensing, American Indian Studies, Linguistics, Plant Taxonomy


Project experience of Dr. Cleve Davis is mostly related to conducting environmental and cultural analysis for NEPA compliance, botanical assessments of forest resources and listed plant species, and ethnography reports on the Shoshone and Bannock. Click here to download a list of projects I have completed as an independent contractor.

I am also the founder of the Tebiwa Herbarium and Journal of Native Sciences.

Link to Resume


Consequences of Ventenata dubia 30 years post-invasion to bunchgrass communities in the Pacific Northwest: L.C. Jones, C. Davis, & T.S. Prather, Invasive Plant Science and Management 2020

Treaty and Trust Responsibility Funding Trends in Indian Country: Focus on the Indian Health Service: C Davis, Journal of Native Sciences 2020

The Palouse Prairie, A Vanishing Indigenous Peoples Garden: C Davis, Journal of Native Sciences 2019

Racists and Colonizing Metaphors: C Davis, Indian Country Today 2017

Influence of Exotic Grasses on Bee Community Structure in Fragments of Palouse Prairie: P Rhoades, C Davis, L Waits, N Bosque-PĂ©rez, & S Eigenbrode, Genetic and Community Structure of Native Bees of the Palouse Prairie 2016

The Tribal Member Treaty Rights Handbook – Take Only What You Need: C Davis, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 2015

Biodiversity and Culturally Significant Plants of the Palouse Prairie: C Davis, University of Idaho (PhD Dissertation) 2015

A Comparative Analysis of the Bannock Dialect of the Northern Paiute Language: C Davis & C Loether, Unpublished Manuscript 2011

A Comparative and Historical Linguistic Analysis of the Bannock Dialect of the Northern Paiute Language: Cleve Davis, Idaho State University (MS Thesis) 2010

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River – Its Vegetation and Flora: C Davis, Sage Notes 2007

Ute Ladies’-tresses discovered on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation: C Davis, Sage Notes 2005

Plant Species of the Deep Creek Mountains: C Davis, Idaho Bureau of Land Management 2003

How the Bannock and Northern Shoshone of Southern Idaho Made Use of Some Native Plants: C Davis, Sage Notes 2001