November 18, 2020
The thing that made him so respected, I think, is that when he did speak, he did it from an intelligent and informed perspective. And it was rarely, if ever, offensive.
My father was a great listener. He did it better than anyone I have ever known, and I will never be as good at it as he was.
Still, I try to listen…
A white man and an elderly Native man became pretty good friends, so the white guy decided to ask him: “What do you think about Indian mascots?” The Native elder...