Dr. Jim Shanley, Dr. Joe McDonald, Wilma Mankiller, Chris Eyre, and Dr. Janine Pease explain whom they most admire.
Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart (Oglala/Hunkpapa Lakota) explains how culture can help heal centuries of pain.
More than 25 years ago, while visiting the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, I read a Bismarck Tribune editorial that said American Indians have no heroes like they had in the 19th century.
Phillip John Young is a remarkable advocate for lifelong learning at Cankdeska Cikana Community College.
I believe that each culture served by a tribal college has a means to help students meet the challenge of becoming better readers and writers on their own terms. In the past, such tribal tools have been overlooked.
Historical Trauma and Post-Colonial Stress in American Indian Populations
Recent studies on historic and multigenerational trauma among Native people have assisted individuals and communities in dealing with the continuing after effects.
by Rebecca C. Benes, Foreword by Gloria Emerson
Museum of New Mexico Press (2004)
Edited by R. David Edmunds
University of Nebraska Press (2001)
ISBN 0-8032-6751-7 paper
ISBN 0-8032-1820-6 cloth
Review by Marjane Ambler
In the past,
by Joseph Boyden
Viking Press, New York, New York
Review by Holly Ristau
“Three Day Road” is the phrase the Cree use to describe the journey following death.
by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary, and Thomas D. Peacock
AEL (2003) – 196 pages
ISBN 1-880785-25-0 –