Native Men of Courage
By (author) Vincent Schilling
Format: Paperback / softback
Native Men of Courage by Vincent Schilling
Book DescriptionNative Men of Courage profiles ten outstanding leaders in the Native community. Each chapter presents ordinary individuals who overcame personal challenges and achieved extraordinary accomplishments. Larry Merculieff (Aleut) - Helped bring a once enslaved and oppressed Aleutian people to a position of power and self-sufficiency Patrick Brazeau (Algonquin) - National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Raymond Cross (Mandan and Hidatsa) - Coyote Warrior who won a victory of compensation for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara people Golden Eagle Hotshots (Sycuan Reservation) - Heroic group of Native firemen that fight forest fires all over the country Lieutenant Mark Bowman (Choctaw) - Virginia Beach Police Officer Stanley Vollant (Innu) - Aboriginal surgeon who fulfilled a 100- year-old Innu tribe prophecy Frank Abraham (Ojibwe) - A Chief whose wisdom and honesty enabled his tribe to rise from near financial failure Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Cheyenne) - Former US Senator and three-time US Judo Champion Chief Tom Porter (Mohawk) - Co-founder of the Akwesane Freedom School and chaplain for the New York State Dept. of Correctional Services Red Hawk (Ojibwe) - Spiritual leader, artist and public speaker The Native Trailblazer Series shines a spotlight on the contributions of Native Americans and First Nation Canadians who provide inspirational role models for young readers. High interest text and easy to read format is ideal for teen and adult literacy programs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780977918331
(228mm x 168mm x 8mm)
Imprint: 7th Generation
Publisher: 7th Generation
Publish Date: 15-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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