In the fall of 1967, Hopi Action News reported that hippies were invading Native communities throughout the Southwest. In direct contrast to the missionaries and assimilationists who preceded them,
Every year, the newly elected officers of the AIHEC Student Congress (ASC) develop and adopt initiatives to focus their efforts throughout their term. The current ASC has decided to uphold this tradition by tackling an issue that directly affects every Native community and campus nationwide and abroad—food sovereignty.
Dr. Miranda Haskie embarked on a five-year journey, travelling to the farthest corners of Diné Bikéyah—the Navajo homeland—to interview and record for posterity the knowledge, lessons, and wisdom of World War II code talkers and other elders.
In my most successful teaching moments I become invisible. I witness students light up with enthusiasm as they share their stories and go on to mentor others. A sense of power and pride wells up in them. They embrace their ancestors’ rich traditions and carry that knowledge forward as their own. These are the moments I strive for, but they are not easily attained. It has taken me years of practice.
By Michael F. Steltenkamp
University of Oklahoma Press (2009)
Review by Herman A. Peterson
This is the first book-length biography to cover the life history of the famous Lakota holy man.
By Paula Gunn Allen
West End Press (2010)
Review by April D. J. Petillo
Whether you revere or dislike her work,
By The Chinuk Wawa Dictionary Project
Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde
Community of Oregon (2012)
Review by Jurgita Antoine
By Louise Erdrich, read by Gary Farmer
Harper Audio (2013)
Review by Ryan Winn
Perhaps the most inviting aspect of a Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) novel is that she begins each book by invoking a metaphor that is used continuously throughout her narrative.
By Nicole Fabricant
University of North Carolina Press (2012)
Review by Natalia Ruiz-Rubio
In this case study of Movimiento Sin Tierra (MST),
By Joy Harjo
W.W. Norton and Company, Inc. (2012)
Review by Michael W. Simpson
Joy Harjo (Muscogee) has given us a great gift—the poetry of her life.