INTERVIEW ON THE PRICE OF BUSINESS SHOW, MEDIA PARTNER OF THIS SITE.
Recently Kevin Price, Host of the nationally syndicated Price of Business Show, interviewed Dr. LaNada War Jack.
On a recent Price of Business show, Host Kevin Price visited with Dr. LaNada War Jack. She was a subject in the powerful ABC documentary, Escape to Alcatraz.
LaNada War Jack, is Shoshone Bannock, Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Idaho. She attended the University of California at Berkeley in an Independent Major of Native American Law & Politics. While a student at UC Berkeley, LaNada participated as the Native American component of the first Ethnic Studies Program in the UC statewide effort to establish Native, Black, Chicano and Asian Studies. In 1969, LaNada and other students throughout California took over Alcatraz Island in peaceful protest of the federal government’s ill treatment of Native people and broken treaties with tribes. This facilitated certain subsequent government funded policies for Indian tribes’ nationwide while recovering millions of acres of land back.
Pursuing enforcement of treaty obligations and Indian rights, LaNada was on the founding steering committee and executive board of the Native American Rights Fund. LaNada has been an elected councilwoman for her tribes and served on many boards both locally and nationally. Dr. War Jack completed her graduate work at Idaho State University with a Masters in Public Administration and a Doctorate of Arts Degree in Political Science, Pocatello, Idaho in 1999. Dr. War Jack served as the Executive Director for the Shoshone Bannock Tribes for three years and presently the President of Indigenous Visions Network. She taught classes in Native American History at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska and Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas. Dr. War Jack also was a Distinguished Professor at Boise State University teaching Native American Law and Politics. LaNada has written a book ”Native Resistance: An Intergenerational Fight for Survival and Life” which is available on her website. drwarjack.com
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