WHICH CANOE ARE YOU IN? A VIEW FROM A FIRST NATIONS PERSON

  • Hilary N. Weaver Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, State University of New York at Buffalo

Abstract

This narrativediscusses the meaning of "foreignness" from the perspective of anindigenous person. Issues of sovereignty and citizenship in Native Nations arediscussed as they influence my decisions and actions as a social worker andeducator. Compatible areas and conflicts between my professional and Lakotacultures are discussed.Copyright of Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is the property of ClevelandState University and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to alistserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print,download, or email articles for individual use.

Author Biography

Hilary N. Weaver, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, State University of New York at Buffalo
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