Episode 19

Published on:

6th Jun 2022

HILFH #19 Chuck Hudson

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.

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Mary M Clare is a social scientist focused on social and cultural phenomena. She is an American Psychological Association Fellow, and the author of over 100 scholarly articles and three books, the latest, FULL ECOLOGY - REPAIRING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE NATURAL WORLD, co-authored with Gary Ferguson. Mary is both truly curious and truly interested in the way people see life and how sharing those perspectives can strengthen the way we are in community.