In this episode, Mary speaks with Chuck Hudson, Hidatsa Elder and longtime expert in Tribal/Federal policy and government relations. Chuck speaks of his and his family's history and experiences as they relate to the times we are living in, now.
He draws stories from his time advocating for the four treaty tribes of the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Throughout, he reflects on contemporary Native American culture and the longstanding challenges to Tribes' interests in protecting land and water, salmon and bison.
Many Dances Family Fund https://oregoncf.org/ways-to-give/donor-stories/responsibility-and-resilience/
Traditional Indigenous Knowledge - Article by Helen Thomas (Lakota) https://www.edsurge.com/news/2022-01-13-indigenous-knowledge-is-often-overlooked-in-education-but-it-has-a-lot-to-teach-us
Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
**In recent days, we have learned that Charles Bearstail's body has been found on the banks of the Missouri River. Given up by the river, his family may now lay him to rest.