Essays on History, Language, and Education
Edited By Cherry Maynor Beasley, Mary Ann Jacobs and Ulrike Wiethaus
This book spans the full gamut from naming women’s experiences of historical trauma to their ongoing efforts at preserving and rebuilding their Native nations. The collection of essays is distinctive in its Indigenous hermeneutics in that it insists on a holistic view of time and place-based knowledge – the past still fully affects the present and gives the present depth and meaning beyond the linear flow of time.
This book also features American Indian and non-American Indian scholars who are well known in American Indians studies, scholars beginning their career and scholars who, while not experts in American Indians studies, are considered experts in other disciplines and who recognize the unique attributes of Southeastern American Indian nations.
About the author(s)/editor(s)
CHERRY MAYNOR BEASLEY is the Belk Endowed Chair in Rural and Minority Health at the Department of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She has devoted most of her professional nursing career as a nursing provider, educator, and researcher within the greater Robeson County community.
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