In Honor of the Lessons of the Elders

  • Suzanne L. Cross Michigan State University


As a member of the Saginaw Chippewa tribal nation, the author learned many lessons from the elders, including the importance of their culture and unwritten history, and how to attain inner peace. This narrative describes the positive memories and interactions the author had throughout her life, and how these experiences have influenced her profession as a social worker, professor, and gerontologist.

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