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Tribal Elder Stories
Elder Story: Vernon Sooktis
Elder Story: DR. NEYOOXET GREYMORNING
Elder Story: Dr. Henrietta Mann
Dr. Henrietta Mann tells her life story.
Elder Story: Chief Lawrence Hart
Chief Lawrence Hart was a Fighter Pilot for the US Marine Corps.
Elder Story: Margaret Behan
Elder Margaret Behan has had an interesting life to say the least. After overcoming alcohol addiction, Margaret discovered a desire and passion to generate public awareness of indigenous cultures. Her travels took her to India, Japan and other lands where people yearned to hear about Native American culture.
Elder Story: Virgil Surveyor
Elder Virgil Surveyor has always believed in education as a key to a fulfilling life. Join Mr. Surveyor as he takes us back to some interesting times. From discrimination during his schoolboy days to serving as a high school principal, Virgil has seen much and has always reserved a place in his life for tradition.
Elder Story: Floyd Black Bear
Elder Floyd Black Bear has a fascinating background. After serving in the Civil Rights Movement in the 60's, Mr. Black Bear made a huge difference championing causes for Native American youth and tribal members. His work in the community continues to this day.
Elder Stories: Theda Whiteman Benton, Norma Riggles and Pat Gonzales
Theda shares her life story about growing up in C&A Country and the various relocations she had to endure as a child. Norma and Pat discuss the importance of teaching the language to our youth and the obstacles they face.
Elder Story: James Blackbear
James grew up with traditional ways which had a tremendous influence on him. Listen in as James recalls the language of his people and his involvement with traditional dance.
Elder Story: Marie Whiteman