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Bea Medicine

  • White people don't understand us or the strength and diversity of aboriginal people, and they don't even try. That's why there is such racism and misunderstanding. In any kind of reconciliation movement, they expect the Indian people to reconcile with them, and not the other way around.

    • Bea Medicine,
    • in Wilma Mankiller, Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women ()

Bea Medicine, Standing Rock Sioux-U.S. anthropologist, academic, writer, filmmaker

(1923 - 2005)

Full name: Beatrice Medicine.