An Ojibwe elder shares his discovery of help and hope


Last updated 3/13/2017 at 4:02pm

The Grieving Indian

by Arthur Holmes with

George McPeek

Indian Life Books, Paper

Review by Dr. Robert R. Dawson

The Grieving Indian is a gripping story which accents the problems Native Americans face. The Ojibwe have the most severe problems because they were a small group and not granted a reservation. They were left to shift more or less on their own. After much neglect and mistreatment as children and teenagers, struggling with alcoholism for many years, as adults were finally able to gain the victory over alcohol.

The Ojibwe are interesting to me because as a child between eight and eleve...

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