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Native American Leaders: Fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline

It’s a big story, one that’s been mostly underreported in the mainstream press, but it’s news — indigenous people are fighting with their lives to prevent the Bakken oil pipeline on sacred land/reservation territory.   The encampment continues to grow daily, with acts of civil disobedience and community ritual and education combining to make it […]

Intercultural Medicine as Healing Leadership

Good news!┬áMy review of the research collection “At the Interface of Culture and Medicine” has been published in Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources. Without explicitly talking about leadership, the book nonetheless makes the issues of intercultural leadership in medicine very clear from a variety of perspectives. Who is authorized to define an illness? What influence […]