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INNOVATOR PROFILE

BEATRICE MEDICINE

Area of Expertise: Academia

"Mutual trust and understanding must be built carefully and sensitively. As with any human relationship, reciprocity, responsiveness, and responsibility are essential. "
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Bio from Wikipedia: "Beatrice Medicine (August 1, 1923 - December 19, 2005) (Sihasapa and Minneconjou Lakota) (Lakota name Hinsha Waste Agli Win - "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman.") was a scholar, anthropologist, and educator known for her work in the fields of Indigenous languages, cultures, and history. Medicine spent much of her life researching, teaching, and serving Native communities, primarily in the fields of bilingual education, addiction and recovery, mental health, tribal identity, and women's, children's, and LGBT community issues."

https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/47fnm4wk9780252069796.html