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Lessons from Geronimo
Winter 2014

Legendary warrior Geronimo led a small group of Chiricahua Apache in defending tribal lands, and inspired a new book by WSU football coach Mike Leach and WSU instructor Buddy Levy.

Categories: History
Tags: Geronimo, Leadership, Native American leaders

The Law and the Land
Winter 2012

Indian law attorney and Colville tribal member Brian Gunn ’95 took on the challenge of his grandfather and brought home a gratifying settlement for years of federal mismanagement of Indian trust lands.

Categories: Law, Washington state history, Alumni
Tags: Indian Law, Colville Tribes, Native American leaders, Native Americans

Edward Claplanhoo ’56—Bah-duk-too-ah: August 8, 1928–March 14, 2010
Fall 2010
Ed Claplanhoo ’56 was chairman of the Makah Tribe in Neah Bay when a winter storm in 1970 eroded the bank above the beach at Cape Alava on the Olympic Peninsula coast, revealing the village of Ozette. The village, ancestral home to many
Alumni, Cultural studies
Tags: In memoriam, Native American leaders, Makah, Ozette

Finding Chief Kamiakin
Fall 2009

A new biography of Kamiakin from Washington State University Press finally pulls together the history, legend, and cultural memory of a great chief, a powerful leader of both tolerance and will.

Categories: History, Cultural studies
Tags: Chief Kamiakin, Native American leaders, Native Americans

Early leader of WSU’s Native American students
Summer 2002
Ki Tecumseh learned to work within the system—or stretch it"Indian people don’t consider themselves to be a minority people." - Ki TecumsehGrowing up on the Yakama Indian Reservation, Kiutus “Ki” Tecumseh, Jr. learned to put his finger up to...
Categories: WSU history, Alumni
Tags: Native Americans, Native American leaders