Interviewing Native Americans across the United States and Canada, professional speaker, television personality and master storyteller Cheewa James--enrolled with the Modoc tribe of Oklahoma--culled these insightful and powerful stories of Indian people. The KVIE-Public Television, Sacramento, California, television special "American Indian Circles of Wisdom," featuring Cheewa, highlights many of these tales.
Included are interviews with Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills, Lakota Sioux; U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Cheyenne; stateswoman Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee; and prominent political leader Ada Deer, Menominee, along with many other proud Native Americans.
Here's your chance to applaud the fortitude, humor and resourcefulness of the human spirit. This book extends to you a unique opportunity to explore the lives of Native Americans--their culture, challenges, pains and triumphs. It will live as a testimonial to the period of history that brought great change to a people whose roots are deep in America and Canada.