“News From Native California” Leadership Issue

“You know how some men are quick and strong and know the things to do, how people like to do things for them, and how they have a gift for getting everyone cheerful? Well, those men were leaders.” — Patrick Miguel (Quechan)

The Fall issue of News From Native California hits the newsstands this week with a special supplement on leadership,  “Take Me to Your Leader: California Indian Chieftainship in the Modern World.”

A free, digital download of the supplement is available here, including essays on leadership traditions by publisher, Malcom Margolin, and interviews with:

  • Greg Sarris — Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo, Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
  • Susie Long and Maria Tripp — the first Yurok Tribal Chair and Vice Chair under the Yurok Tribal Constitution
  • Louise Miranda Ramirez — Tribal Chair of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation
  • David Belardes — Chairman of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation