Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), aka Don Trent Jacobs, is an Oglala Lakota Pipe Carrier and Sun Dancer. He is a made relative and a member of the Medicine Horse Tiospaye. Former director of education at Oglala Lakota College, he was formerly a tenured professor at Northern Arizona University and has been a professor in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University for 20 years. Internationally recognized as an authority on Indigenous worldview, he received a Martin Springer Institute on Holocaust Studies Moral Courage Award for his activism on behalf of Indigenous Peoples. Four Arrows has worked with many remote First Nations cultures who, against all odds, are still managing to hold on to their pre-colonized ways of being in the world. He is the author of 24 books and numerous peer-review papers. His articles, recorded presentations, and interviews can be found online. He co-founded Chapter 108 of Veterans For Peace and has committed his life to helping people manifest inner and outer peacefulness by recognizing and honoring the interconnectedness of all life.
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