Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies
Indigenous leaders are found throughout history, across the globe. Indigenous leaders have been present long before European settlers colonized lands. These leaders possessed qualities, worked within frameworks, and created strategies to successfully lead their people and nations. For the purposes of this brief, examples used will be of American Indians/First Nations leaders.
McCall, Kelley, "Leadership through an Indigenous Lens" (2020). Buder Center for American Indian Studies Research. 25.