A View from an Outsider

Nov 28, 2011

Tue. 11/29 11a: The holiday season is full of gatherings that help define who we are as modern day Native families and tribal nations. For many, the family unit consists of persons outside of the tribal community and even outside of the Native American race. 

What types of dynamics are exposed when “home for the holidays” includes bringing home a so-called outsider? Who is considered an outsider to your family?

Guests are Tiya Miles, Professor of Afro-American and African Studies/University of Michigan, and Joseph Gone (Gros Ventre) Professor of Psychology and American Culture/ University of Michigan.