Native American Authors
Beatrice Medicine (Sihasapa), 1924-
Beatrice Medicine was born on the Standing Rock Reservation, Wakpala, South Dakota. Medicine received a BS at South Dakota State University and later went on to receive her M.A. from Michigan State University and a Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin. Through her writing, Medicine has opened a way of establishing a more realistic picture of the plurality and diversity of Native American life, past and present, from real complex, Native American perspectives. She is interested in changing Native American women’s roles.
Online resources by or about Beatrice Medicine:
MSU To Recognize Seven With Honorary Degrees
Author: Media Communications, Michigan State University
Description: Includes a biography of Beatrice Medicine, in conjunction with her receipt of a honorary degree from MSU in 1998.
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