Author Archives: Julia Buchanan

Carolyn Kenny and Tina Ngaroimata Fraser (2012). Living Indigenous Leadership: Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities.

March 2013 / Book Reviews

coverLiving Indigenous Leadership: Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities: Edited by Carolyn Kenny and Tina Ngaroimata Fraser.

Julia Buchanan

Julia Buchanan

Julia Buchanan

While pursuing my doctorate, I met a student in a leadership graduate program who was told his understanding of leadership was “incorrect.” When I probed further, I learned that according to him and the teachings of his Indigenous nation, leadership is understood as collective and decentralized—that leadership was an earned recognition through people knowing …