Indian culture expert: Hurdles exist in protecting reservation children
Published 07/21/2012, INFORUM
GRAND FORKS – As a member of the University of North Dakota’s Indian studies faculty, Greg Gagnon used to give students a “pre-test” to see what they knew about American Indians. Nearly all the students were not Indian, and what they “knew” was that Indians get a check every month just for being Indian, they attend college for free, they are violent drunks and are wealthy because of welfare and casinos.Word count: 1510
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