Dr. Martin Brokenleg will speak with us about two important issues when working with Native youth and families: identity and spirituality.
Dr. Martin Brokenleg consults worldwide and serves as a Vice President of Reclaiming Youth International, providing training for individuals who work with youth at risk. He holds a doctorate in psychology and is a graduate of the the Episcopal Divinity School. He is an Emeritus Professor and was most recently Director of Native Ministries and Professor of Native American Theology and Ministries at the Vancouver School of Theology in Vancouver, British Columbia. For 30 years, Dr. Brokenleg was Professor of Native American studies at Augustana College of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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The 17th-century figure will make history when the Vatican canonizes her later this year, although the joy among North America’s indigenous tribes will be mixed with some painful historical memories.