Interviews

Listen to interviews from Northern Arapaho living on the Wind River Reservation.

"...And I remember when I was in ninth grade, and I was getting excited about being in high school... I opened my history book.  The first sentence on there “Native Americans were savages.”  What was I supposed to think of myself?..."

A story of assimilation

 

"To the generation that exists now, as far as the Northern Arapaho goes, listening is quite a challenge... because of their current influences..."

A story of the younger generation

 

"This listening, bravery, generosity and sharing, and individual freedom, all these values go to one word, respect..."

A story of Arapaho values Listen to full interview Read full transcript

 

"...but some of us Arapahos get comfortable being on Social Services, being commodities..."

A story of government welfare Listen to full interview Read full transcript

 

 

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