A strong-hearted Yakama Indian girl and a mixed blood psychologist ride a wild horse past methamphetamine and gang violence to discover friendship, healing, and the importance of tradition. Tessa's Dance won an IPPY medal in the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
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In the sequel, a tragedy tears the family apart and makes a hole big enough to fit a Chevy BelAir through. Trouble starts when a mysterious driver takes the wheel. Signal Peak won a bronze medal in the 2013 IndieFab Book of the Year Awards and was a finalist in the Nancy Pearl Book Awards.
"How the US Mental Health System Makes Natives Sick and Suicidal"
"Lunacy, Crazy Indians &
the Witch's Hammer"
"A Living Burial:
Inside Hiawatha Asylum"
"Betrayal by Labels: The Feebleminded, ADHD Native Child"
"ADHD as the New 'Feeblemindedness' of American Indian Children"
"Debunking the Science Behind ADHD as a 'Brain Disorder'"
"Psychology Today Interview: Indigenous People & Western Mental Health"