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Daniel Wildcat

Daniel Wildcat is a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. He is an accomplished scholar who writes on indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education. Dr. Wildcat co-directs the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, which he co-founded. A Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, Dr. Wildcat is the co-author, with Vine Deloria, Jr., of Power and Place: Indian Education in America (Fulcrum, 2001), and co-editor, with Steve Pavlik, of Destroying Dogma: Vine Deloria, Jr., and His Influence on American Society (Fulcrum, 2006). Known for his commitment to environmental defense and cultural diversity, Dr. Wildcat has been honored by the Kansas City organization The Future Is Now with the Heart Peace Award. His lateset book, Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge, will be available soon.

Myron Ford, the singer you hear on this website, is enrolled at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, where he is a student in the Environmental Science and American Indian Studies programs. He is a member of the Yankton Nakota Tribe and the Lower Brule Lakota Tribe.

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Last updated: October 14, 2009