Siha Hanksa (Long Foot) Library of Tribal Leadership
An on-line virtual library dedicated to the study of tribal leadership, tribal ethics and tribal management.
A service of Spirit Lake Consulting, Inc.


grandmother and grandchildCourage in schools - In this podcast, Dr Erich Longie was interviewed on an incident in his past when in his first year as academic dean, he responded to complaints that a professor was "too hard".

Four Hundred Years of Failure - In this chapter, Dr. Longie describes the unethical treatment of Native American students by our educational system over the past four centuries.

Fighting Against the Fighting Sioux Logo - Dr. Longie draws on everyone from his mother, a native speaker of Dakota, to Paolo Friere, author of Pedagogy of the Oppressed, in dismantling the myths that using a people as a mascot is not racism.

Tribal colleges at a crossroads - This article explains the history of tribal colleges and the opportunities and challenges for tribal colleges as force for ethical change on the reservations.

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