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 Larry Abbott, middle-school English
    teacher, Middlebury, VT; editor of I Stand in the Center of the Good,
    a series of interviews with contemporary Native artists

 Wilbert H. Ahern, Chair, Division of Social
    Sciences, and Professor, History, Univ. of Minnesota-Morris

 Ryan Amptmeyer, Dutch heritage, with grand-
    parents who participated in the Dutch Resistance; member, Young Commu-
    nist League; graduate student, Linguistics, Purdue Univ., West
    Lafayette, IN; drug-free since January 1991

 Carol Anderson, Assistant professor, Kalamazoo College,

 Chris Allen Anderson, Anishinabe from Manitoulin Island,
    Ontario, raised in Michigan; studying mathematical sciences, Michigan
    Technological Univ., Houghton; works as Conferences Student Coordinator;
    plans graduate work in Native American Studies

 Eric Anderson, Visiting Lecturer, Native
    American History and Literature, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ

 Tyson Arnold, Oneida; Sociology major, SUNY-Utica/Rome

Bevan Baas, Navajo; Doctoral student, Electrical Engineering, Stanford

 Jordan Bacon, Kaska Dena Nation, British Columbia;
    Program Coordinator, Division of Continuing Studies, Univ. of Victoria,

 Karren Baird-Olson, Wyandotte, with children who are
    enrolled members of the Assiniboine tribe, and grandchildren who are
    Wyandotte, Assiniboine, Sioux, and Blackfeet; Assistant Prof., Dept. of
    Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work, Kansas State Univ.,
    Manhattan, KS; Ph.D. candidate, Univ. of New Mexico; teaches courses in
    criminology and race and ethnic relations; advisor to Native American
    student groups at KSU; marched on the Trail of Broken Treaties, 1972;
    served as first outside coordinator, Native American Cultural Group,
    Montana State Prison; friend and supporter of Leonard Peltier

 Cecilia A. Barrera, Comanche; student, Yale
    Univ., New London, CT

 Martin Baxter, American Indian Science &
       Engineering Society member, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu

 Eldena Bear Don't Walk, Crow/Salish/Metis from
    Billings, MT; studying sociology/criminology at Univ. of Montana, as a
    pre-law student

 Audrey Bell, Library assistant, Univ. of Texas-
    Arlington Central Library; single parent; active in Native American
    Support Group of Norway

 Danny Bell, Lumbee-Cheraw of Carolina; Student Aid
    Office, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 Clarisa Bencomo, Chicana raised in Ari-
    zona; graduate student, Princeton Univ., NJ; living in Cairo, Egypt,
    with spouse, who is an Egyptian human-rights lawyer

 Todd Benson, Norwegian-American; Lecturer
    in U.S. History, Stanford Univ., CA; also teaches at Foothill College,
    Los Altos Hills, CA

John D. Berry, Assistant professor, Oklahoma State Univ.; member, Native
    American Faculty and Staff Organization

 Christina D. Black, Secretary, Dean's Office,
    College of Liberal Arts and Letters, Univ. of Notre Dame, IN; has adopted
    a Navajo elder; active in support of Clifford Dann and Leonard Peltier

 Benay Blend, Instructor, Louisiana School for Math,
    Science, and the Arts, Natchitoches, LA; teaches Native American
    Studies and Minority Literature

 Thomas Bohuski, Systems programmer, Western Kentucky
    Univ., Bowling Green; research astronomer, and teaches astronomy

 Elizabeth Bonnett, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 P. Bonvillain, Paralegal

 , Ojibwe ancestry; Programmer, IBM,
    Pittsboro, NC

 Jeane Breinig, Haida, Univ. of Washington

 William Brescia, Mississippi Choctaw; Development
    Officer, Research  University Graduate School, Indiana Univ., Bloom-
    ington; working on doctorate in Education

 Paul W. Bristol Social activist, bilingual advocate,
    consultant, writer, teacher, actor, musician, entertainer, father

 Jackie Brown, Lenape (Eastern Oklahoma
    Delaware) registered through Cherokee tribe of Oklahoma; Cataloguer,
    University of Florida Libraries; mother of two daughters, and
    married for 28 years

 Jay Brummett / Cecala Ptehincalaska - Calf,
    Moderation Staff, NativeNet

 Neilly A. Buckalew, Kwanitewk
    NATIVE Resource/Network, a coalition of Native Peoples/Groups and an
    intertribal network in New England for outreach, education, activism,
    and rights advocacy

 Rahman Ali Bugg, Cherokee ancestry; student, Syracuse
    Univ., NY, studying television-radio-film production

 Elizabeth Burns, Secretary, Arizona State Univ.

 Timothy Bushman, Assini-
    boine/Cree from Fort Peck Reservation, Montana; Computer Systems
    Technician, Information Systems Dept., Rockwell International, Newport
    Beach, Calif.

 Alix Casteel, Totonac heritage; Graduate student, literature,
    Univ. of Michigan

 Lin Collette, Graduate student, Race and Religious
    Studies, Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio

 Linda Cowles, white, some of whose family members
    are Cherokee; design engineer; belongs to 17 social, athletic, political,
    cultural, and/or religious organizations

 Patrick Crowe, Anthropology, State Univ. of
    New York at Buffalo

 Elaine Cubbins, Doctoral student and instruc-
    tor, Library Science, Univ. of Arizona; regular volunteer at the Venito
    Garcia Library, Sells, AZ, on the Tohono O'odham reservation

 Thaddeus Cunejo, Dine/Ashiwi; Media specialist,
    Literacy Programs, El Paso, Texas

 R. Michael Czwarno, English, Welsh, Polish, and French
    background; Canadian archaeologist, working as Archaeological Computing
    Officer, Institute of Archaeology, University College, Univ. of London,
    England; works with indigenous peoples of Peru; some professional
    affiliations with North American Native peoples

 Alx V. Dark, Dept. of Anthropology, New York Univer-

 Catherine Degnen, Graduate student,
    Medical Anthropology, McGill Univ., Montreal

 James Derringer, Potawatomi/Cherokee, Prairie
    Band/Thunder Clan; Circulation Supervisor, Math/Science Library, Purdue
    Univ., with graduate work in political science and anthropology

 Norm Dinges, Psychology Dept., Univ. of Alaska-
    Fairbanks; Faculty member, Public Policy, Univ. of Alaska-Anchorage;
    over twenty years' experience in mental health and substance abuse
    intervention programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives

 Sherry Downing, student, Algoma
    University College, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

 Lucy E. Doyle, Senior statistician, Child and
    Family Studies, Florida Mental Health Institute, Univ. of South Flo-
    rida, Tampa

 Phil Duran, Tigua/Chicano; Information Technol-
    ogy, Washington State Univ., Pullman; has worked in higher education
    all his professional life; poet, father, grandfather, and husband

 Kevin Dye, Humanities instructur, teaching Ameri-
    can Indian Literatures, English, and developmental English; works clo-
    sely with Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation; Educa-
    tion Department; Coordinator of Native American Program supporting
    Indian students at Central Oregon Community College

 Katharine English, freelance writer and editor;
    stringer for COLORS magazine, based in Rome; lives in San Francisco, CA

 Mark Fettes, Writer-researcher in the field of
    language policy, particularly Aboriginal languages and Esperanto; has
    worked with the Assembly of First Nations, the Canadian Centre for
    Linguistic Rights, and the Universal Esperanto Association; Ottawa,
    Ontario, originally from New Zealand

 Richard Fisher, American Cultural Studies,
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden

 Candace M. Fleming, Kickapoo Nation of
    Kansas (enrolled member), Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma (registered
    voter), and Oneida of Wisconsin; Assistant professor, Univ. of Colorado
    Health Sciences Center; Associate Director, Training and Minority Alco-
    hol Scholar for the National Center for American Indian and Alaska
    Native Mental Health Research; Co-Director, Healthy Nations National
    Program Office; President-Elect for the Board of Directors, National
    Association for Native American Children of Alcoholics; single adoptive
    mother of Lakota/Hispanic girl

 Kelly Franklin, Cherokee/Shawnee; Student,
    Univ. of Washington; co-secretary, Univ. of Washington First Nations
    group; working on a video project studying media images of Native

 Heather Franz, Irish and German descent; student,
    Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA; concerned with women's rights, and
    gay/lesbian and bisexual rights

 David Friesenhahn, Student and humanist, Texas A&M
    Univ., College Station, Texas

 Andrea L. Gadberry, Student in Anthropology,
    University of Illinois, studying Native American folklore

 Lynn Galiste, Wintu/Filipino; mother of two adult
    children; twenty-year member, administrative staff, Univ. of California

 Sean Patrick George, Choctaw and European
    heritage; Graduate student, Library and Information Science, Louisiana
    State Univ., with Psychology degree from Univ. of Southern Mississippi;
    former teacher, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, in the Teach for
    American Corps; active in honorary, service, and social organizations,
    as well as in regional powwows and dancing activities

 Brian K. Gill, Cherokee ancestry; Student, Humboldt
    State University, Humboldt, California

 Gil Gilmore, African American; lawyer, church organ-
    ist, activist in progressive causes, Norwalk, CT

 Judith M. Gobert, Blackfeet, Nakota, and Salish,
    with Shoshone, Nez Perce, German and Scottish ancestors; Mother of
    three, daughter, sister, and granddaughter to many; Graduate student,
    Microbiology/Biochemistry; AIDS researcher; Division of Biological
    Sciences, Univ. of Montana, Missoula

 Daniel Gough, Office of Native American Programs,
    Department of Housing and Urban Development, Seattle, Washington

 Bryan Graeve, Fox heritage; student, Univ. of Wiscon-

 Barbara L. Graham, Rosebud Lakota; Doctoral
    student, Child Clinical Psychology, Univ. of Minnesota

 Joanna Claire Grey, Metis (Cherokee, Kiowa, Irish,
    with affiliations to Hupa/Yuork as well); teaches Sociology and
    Native American Classes, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 Thomas D. Hall, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, DePauw
    Univ., Greencastle, IN

 Leah Halper, teaches history and journalism, Gavilan
    College, San Jose, CA; lives on Ohlone land

 Brenda Hamlin-Lehmann, Anishinaabe, White
    Earth/Prior Lake Tribes, working at Univ. of Minnesota Human Resources

 Lisa Harrison, Administrative specialist, Procter and
    Gamble; history and marketing major, Univ. of Cincinnati

 Barbara Hauser, Partner, law firm of Gray Plant
    Plant Mooty Mooty  Bennett; has lived on Navajo reservation for two years

 Karen Hawkins, Graduate student, School for
    International Training, Brattleboro, VT, studying sustainable develop-

 Helen Andon Haynes, Koyukon Athabascan
    (Interior Alaska); Deputy Director, Healthy Nations, an initiative
    funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to reduce harm to to
    alcohol, drug, and tobacco abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native

 Michelle Herman, Seneca and German ancestry;
    studying Indian literature and film, Univ. of Chicago

 David H. Hestand, Texas Cherokee, with family
    ties to Eastern Band Cherokee; Detective Lieutenant, Weber State Univ.,
    with 27 years' experience in law enforcement; advisor and advocate for
    Weber State Campus Native American Council

 Mary Hill, doctoral student, Psychology,
    Ohio State Univ.

 Steve Hinton, Biologist and owner of RS Hinton &
    Associates, Portland, Oregon.  All of his projects include consulting
    and working with native nations of the northwest; the company is dedi-
    cated to conservation and preservation of biodiversity, as well as
    respect, understanding, and honor for the diversity of cultures in the

 Yash Holbrook, Anglo-European; Analyst at a
    major international relations thinktank; husband, and father of two

 Amye Hommel, Latina; Student, Syracuse Univ., NY

 Dee Horne, English Dept., Univ. of Northern British Columbia,
    teaching Postcolonial Theory and First Nations Literatures in English

 Heather Horton, Creek/Cherokee; Pre-
    Pharmacy student, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN

 Brian Hosmer, Assistant professor, Univ. of
    Delaware, Ethnohistory of Native America; has researched economics and
    social transformation issues

 Ken E.Kala Hunt, Laguna Pueblo; graduate
    student, School of Public Health, Univ. of Hawai'i-Manoa, residing in
    Waimanalo, Hawai'i

 Emily Hutton, Head of Collection Development,
    Colgate Univ. Library, Hamilton, NY

 Barbara Inyan, Geography Department, Univ. of
    Colorado, Boulder

 Jaskoski, Helen, Professor, American
       literature, California State University-Fullerton; past editor,
       Studies in American Indian Literatures

 Simone Jonaitis, Little River Band Ottawa, Grand Valley
    State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

 Dalton Jones, Pamunkey, Cherokee, and African-American
    background; father of six-year-old daughter

 Walter T. Kawamoto, Student/New Prof. Rep to the
    Ethnic Minorities Section of the National Council on Family Relations;
    PhD student in Family Studies at Oregon State University

 Larry Kibby, Consultant/Director, Western Shoshone
    Historic Preservation Society

 Maresa Kirk, Circulation Services Coordinator at an
    Oregon library

 Steven J. Kirk, Free-lance editor; graduate
    student, Creative Writing, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 William and Carla Kurtz,
    Lower Brule Sioux (Lakota)

 M. Daphne Kutzer, Associate professor,
    English, State Univ. of New York, living near Awkwesasnea and Oka

 Victor Lares, Chicano; Counseling  Consultation
    Service, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison; work emphasizes Chicano/a politics
    (social, educational, etc.), as well as those of other ethnic minori-
    ties; interested in Chicano/a recruitment and retention in higher edu-
    cation; great grandparents assassinated by whites

 Joy Lintelmann, History Dept., Concordia College,
    Moorhead, Minnesota; teaches Native American and U.S. History

 Allan Liska, Department of Sociology, University of
    Maryland, College Park

 Colette Little Fawn Becker, Cherokee, Baltimore, MD;
    Administrative aide, University of Maryland, Baltimore; works with
    Piscataway Nation, Maryland

 Carol F. L. Liu, Librarian, library administrator, New
    York City; President, Library Administration and Management
    Association, of the American Library Association; volunteer, American
    Indian Community House, New York City

 Mary D. Longboat-Musser, Cayuga from the
    Six Nations Reserve; sociology major at Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock;
    works in Pathology Dept., Veterans' Administration Hospital; mother of
    three children

 Mary N. MacDonald, History of Religions, Le
    Moyne College, Syracuse, NY

 Pat Mail, Public Health Educator/Medical
    Anthropologist, who has worked with Indian people for 20 years in Ari-
    zona, Washington, Oregon and New Mexico; has documented impact of
    alcohol on Indian people; co-compiler of "Tulapai to Tokay" bibliogra-
    phy; has worked to establish alcohol counseling, prevention, and
    treatment programs in Indian country; regional FAS Prevention Trainer,

 David Markham, works at The Health Association, Roch-
    ester, NY, which runs the Daybreak Alcoholism Treatment Facility and
    also the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Rochester

 Lisa Mason
Admisistrative Assistant United Tribes of the Americas

 Janet McAdams, Anglo, Creek, graduate student,
    Institute of Liberal Arts, Emory University

 Chuck McAfee, employee of
    Hewlett Packard working at the American Indian Science  Engineering
    Society, Boulder, CO

 Mary E. McAfee, Doctoral can-
    didate, Education, Colorado State Univ., Boulder, studying American
    Indians in higher education

 David Grant Mccrady

 Michael Meadows, School of Media and Journalism,
    Queensland Univ. of Technology, Brisband, QLD, Australia; has
    researched and written about emergence of indigenous media in both
    Australia and Canada

 Wendy Meeks, Potawatomi; Student, Eastern Kentucky
    Univ., Richmond, KY; mother of five

 Mary Healy Mihalyi, grandmother and mother

 Carol Miller, enrolled member, Cherokee Nation
    of Oklahoma; Associate professor, Dept. of American Indian Studies,
    Univ. of Minnesota

 Mary Jane Miller, Dept. of Film Studies,
    Dramatic and Visual Arts, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

 Susan Miller, member, Seminole Nation; his-
    torian, Oak Park, IL

 Gabrielle Mittelbach

 Maria Montour, Mohawk/Delaware, from the Six
    Nations Reserve, mother of child who is also Akwesasne Mohawk background;
    Aqueous geochemist, United States Geological Survey, Denver, studying
    mining activities, hoping to study environmental impacts on Native Ameri-

 David L. Moore, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, New York

 Kelly Morgan, Hunkpapa Lakota, from Standing Rock Reser-
    vation; Instructor, English Dept., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

 Patricia L. Morse, Department of American Thought and
    Language, Michigan State University, East Lansing

 Ann Murphy, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty
    of Health Sciences, Univ. of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia

 Julia Murphy, Toronto

 Robert M. Nelson, Professor, English Dept., Univ.
    of Richmond, VA

 Jennifer B. Norris, Staff, Boalt Hall School
    of Law, Univ. of California, Berkeley

 Jane I. Olmsted, Graduate student and instruc-
    tor, English Dept. and Women's Studies Program, Univ. of Minnesota;
    mother of three boys

 Dr. Mary Jo Ondrechen, Kahnawake Mohawk Band; Profes-
    sor, Chemistry Dept., Northeastern Univ., Boston

 Kathy Partridge, Saami/Lapplander and
    American; Program officer of a private foundation, Longmont, Colorado

 Michael Patterson, Metis (Irish and Iroquois);
    Writer and musician, working on M.A. thesis on Native music in Canada;
    host of Spirit Voice Radio; Music Editor, "Aboriginal Voices" magazine
    (formerly "The Runner"); Ottawa, Ontario

 Alison Perry, British exchange student, Native
    American Studies, Univ. of California-Berkeley

 Donna Peterson, Tlingit from Juneau, Alaska; a Raven;
    Computer engineer, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and Cellular
    Technical, Seattle, with degree from California Polytechnic State
    Univ., San Luis Obispo; wife and mother of two chidlren; farmer; active
    in issues concerning Alaska Native Corporation

 Vince Petronio, Communication Studies/Computer
    Support, College of Continuing Education, Univ. of Rhode Island

 Andrew J. Petto, Associate Director, Center for
    Biology Education, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

 Frederic Plewniak, Strasbourg, France

 Caroline Pomeroy, Fisheries social
    scientist, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

 James Postema, English Dept., Concordia College,
    Moorhead, Minnesota; teaches Native American and United States liter-
    atures; coordinator, Native American Stereotype Awareness Project

 Gary W. Priester and Mary E. Carter, "white, mid-
    dle-aged, middle-class supporters of Native American rights"

 Mary Carol Randall, Poet; Publications
    Coordinator, School of Education, UC Berkeley

 Sarah Read, Staff, Current Periodicals/Stacks
    Section, Knight Library, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene

 Mark Rednour, with tribal affiliation through great-
    grandfather; student, Geography and Mass Communications, Southern
    Illinois University-Edwardsville

 Carter C. Revard, Osage; Professor of English, Washington
    Univ., St. Louis, MO; poet

 H. Henning Riebe, Canadian, Deutsche,
    Gitksan; Systems Programmer, Hagen, Germany

 Mary Ritchie, Bode'Wad Mi, grandmother, feminist,
    beadworker, visual anthropologist, co-founder of the Kenosha-Racine
    Native American Council

 Ruth Ritchie, Honours student in History and Native
    Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario

 J. Robinson, Anglo-Irish-Scotch, with
    distant connections to Lenape; Union steward and activist; active with
    Irish Northern Aid

 Susan L. Rockwell, Director, National Office,
    National Association for Ethnic Studies; graduate student, Arizona
    State Univ., studying Native women's autobiographies; Anglo who
    has experienced minority status while living in South America

 James J. Roper, Ecologist, Dept. of Biology,
    Leidy Labs, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

 Alfred F. Rosa, English Dept., Univ. of Vermont;
    editor of books on language, including "Language Awareness"
    (St. Martin's Press)

 Maria-Helena von Rosen, Graduate student,

 Sylvia Rowe, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot,
    English, Irish, French, Welsh, and Scottish, with children of
    Cherokee, Italian and German ancestry as well

 Sally Ryman, Crow and German heritage; student,
    Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA; the first in family to attend college;
    plans graduate work in Slavic Literature

 Elizabeth J. Sacca', Concordia University,
    Montreal, PQ Canada

 Ramona Saldamondo

 B Frederique Samuel, Health, Kinesiology &
    Leisure Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; British
    citizen, associated with the Colorado River Indian Tribes

 Jennifer Sergi, English Department, Rhode Island

 Mary Sheldon, Assistant professor, English, Washburn
    Univ., Topeka, KS; master's degree in Pastoral Ministry, Loyola Univ.;
    past Director, Native American Ministry, Kansas City, Kansas Diocese,
    Roman Catholic Church; past Director, Shawnee County Jail Ecumenical
    Ministries; active in Topeka Peace and Justice Center; engaged to a
    Lakota man; mother

 Brett Lee Shelton, Oglala Lakota, born in
    South Dakota, raised in Colorado; Law student, Stanford Univ., CA

 Jennifer Shelton, University of Toronto, Anglo-Canadian

 Waya Gola--J.T. Shupe Associate Program-
    mer, IBM, Rochester, Minnesota; professional AISES member

 Gary Smith (Night Owl), Mixed-blood Blackfeet; Distribu-
    tor of Wotanging Ikche (Native American News)

 Steve Smith, Oneida and Menominee; statistician at
    the Smithsonian Institution; active with the Smithsonian's American
    Indian Council

 Lew Soens, Dept. of English, Univ. of Notre Dame,

 Allan B. Spiegel, of European descent; Product
    Engineer, Novell, Inc.; member, Board of Directors, Amanaka's Amazon

 Cheryl Suzack, Anishinabae, Batchewana First Nations
    of Ojbway Reservation, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; graduate stu-
    dent, Univ. of Guelph, ON, in English, specializing in Native litera-
    ture; fluent Ojibway speaker

 Timothy R. Sweet, Assistant professor, English
    Dept., West Virginia Univ.; teaches American and Native American lit-

 Pat Talley, of Cherokee ancestry; special librarian for
    a financial institution

 Dawn Taylor, Navajo; chemistry/biology student,
    Colorado State Univ., planning to study pharmacy; AISES regional
    representative and executive board secretary; board member of Night
    Walker, non-profit organization benefiting reservation Indians);
    volunteer at local children's clinic; Miss Indian World Contestant

 Linda Taylor, Navajo; Environmental specialist,
    Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Reservation, with master's degree in
    special education and administration; a deaf teacher of both the dis-
    abled and non-disabled

 Linda Thomas, community-college librarian, with
    an interest in social justice issues

 David Tilsen, Direct Expressions, Inc.; activist in cam-
    paign to free Leonard Peltier

 A. Scott Tippetts, Cherokee, Scottish, Swiss, English;
    Chief Statistician/Data Analyst, National Public Services Research
    Institute, Washington, D.C.; has researched alcohol/drug issues and
    their physiological, psychological, social, and economic effects; hus-
    band and father of two children

 Iva Wolf Trottier, Fort Peck Assiniboine and Chip-
    pewa; Psychology Dept., Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota

 Anneliese Truame, Pima, Anglo, Mexican; Graduate
    student and instructor, English literature, Univ. of Washington

 Gary S. Trujillo, Computer specialist; founder and
    co-moderator of NativeNet; environmentalist

 Nora Bunce Tsalagi, Cherokee; graduating
    Elementary Education student, with Psychology degree; past president,
    Southern Oregon State College Native American Student Union; delegate
    to Oregon Indian Education Association and Association of Post-
    Secondary Education; has worked to develop mentoring programs for at-
    risk high-school students; has developed programs for wilderness-living
    experiences for youth; nine years' experience as a medical technician
    where she witnessed many problems stemming from alcohol abuse; mother;

 Delphine Tsinajinnie, Nihookaa' Dine'e; Biology
    student, Arizona State Univ.

 Lester Tsosie, Dine'; MBA student, Univ. of

 Renn Tumlison, Dept. of Biology, Henderson State
    University, Arkadelphia, AR

 Joseph F. Uher, member of an intertribal
    community (Lakota, Apache, Chumash, Nanticoke and Lenilenape,
    Abenaki and Cherokee) in Eastern Shore, Maryland

 Shelley Urbizagastegui, Governent Documents
    Librarian, Whittier College, Whittier, California; son Waira is Quechua

 Mark Vallen, artist/activist, Los Angeles, trying to
    work for social change through his art, in particular designing for
    community-action and social-justice organizations

 Gerard Vandeburg, educator, Rocky Boy
    School, Rocky Boy's Reservation, Montana

 Dawn Van Hall, Chair, Native American Con-
    cerns Committee, State University of New ork-Cortland; campus photo-

 Denis Viri, Italian-American descent; Director
    of Tribal Relations and Outreach, Pima County Community College Dis-
    trict, Tucscon, AZ

 Andy Wainwright, Poet and professor of Canadian
    literature, including Native fiction, poetry, and film, Dalhousie
    Univ., Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Joel Wainwright, Norwegian/German ancestry;
    Environmental Studies student, Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA

 William K. Wall

 Glenn Welker,
Computer Consultant/Web Master - Indigenous Peoples Literature

 Lori Windle, Enrolled member, Minnesota Chippewa
    Tribe, White Earth; Video producer, Dept. of the Interior, Surface
    Mining Reclamation; had award-winning documentary, Red Earth American
    Indian Film and Video Competition, 1995; Secretary, American Indian
    Program Council, a cross-agency committee of Federal employees con-
    cerned with increasing visibility, recruitment, and retention of
    Indians in Federal workforce; member, advisory panel, Denver Center for
    the Performing Arts American Indian Theatre Academy, and also on the
    Denver Center's Indian Task Force Committee

 Janet Lee Wright, Citizens' Band Potawatomi of Oklahoma,
    living in Oxon Hill, Maryland

 Kari Ylitalo, BM, Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of
    Oulu, Finland

 Debbie Young

 James Robert Wolf  Chester, New Jersey
1985 graduate from Bethany College, Bethany WV
Currently the Special Assistant to the Executive Director of the
United States Equestrian Team as well as the Director of Three Day Event Activities.

   Suzanne Drake, RN, CNS, MA Psychotherapist
Ramsey, New Jersey

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       Minnesota State Attorney General's Office
       525 Park St.
       Suite 500
       St. Paul, MN  55103

       Robert Gough, Attorney for Seth Big Crow and Crazy Horse's heirs
       P.O. Box 25
       Rosebud, SD  57570

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