Lifesavers with Martha Bird Bear

“Learn About” Questions How prevalent is diabetes in North Dakota? What kinds of problems does diabetes create for individuals and families dealing with it? How might laughter help individuals and families deal with an illness? “Learn From” Questions In Martha’s story, a Lifesaver in some ways truly was a life-saver…what might I consider to be…

Hidatsa Joke with Martha Bird Bear

“Learn About” Questions Where are Hidatsa speakers primarily found in North Dakota? Is it possible to translate Hidatsa directly into English without losing meaning or nuance? Why do Native Americans use their lips to point out direction? Is it similar to other methods of pointing found in other cultures? Why might words for directions (north,…