Jerry Isaac: Native Leader Experiences in Alaska


Jerry Isaac has been on the forefront of shaping indigenous governance in Alaska as former President of Tanana Chiefs Conference, former Chief for the Native Village of Tanacross, and a Board Member of Doyon Limited.  He offers his perspectives about being a good leader and the various ways to bring forth traditional governance into modern governance structures.  As well as, the context of Native Alaskan villages being impacted by colonization and Christianity.  His experiences offer insight about being brought up with traditional ways of making Native leaders mixed with working in current Native Nation building methods.

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Native Nations Institute. "Jerry Isaac: Native Leader Experiences in Alaska."  Leading Native Nations, Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, November 15, 2016

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