Decolonization: Seeking Symbols of Hope

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By Michael Yellow Bird

Our brains are capable of changing their functions in response to the environment, says Michael Yellow Bird, director of the Tribal Indigenous Studies program at North Dakota State University. So what happens when the inspirational monuments, lands, and other symbols of Indigenous Peoples are taken away?

In this excerpt from the 2018 Making Peace With the Earth Conference, Dr. Yellow Bird talks about neurodecolonization and the importance of touchstones of hope.

To view the Dr. Yellow Bird's full keynote talk, click here