Any serious student of Native American journalism, diplomacy, and human rights will at some time in their studies come across the name Chuck Trimble. Chuck is one among only a few dozen Native intellectuals and visionaries who served as camp crier, strategist and journalist during one of the most turbulent, dangerous and focused times of contemporary Native affairs. How close we have, as a people, come to the brink of annihilation only a few people have seen. Chuck is one of them. And, he faced it with all the courage, humor and focused strength of conviction that the times required.
About Charles Trimble
Charles “Chuck” Trimble was born and reared on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and is a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. He was principal founder of the American Indian Press Association in 1969... Read more
Excerpt from the Book
My clearest memories of my life begin 73 years ago -- in 1939 when I was placed in the Holy Rosary Mission Indian boarding school at the age of four. It was a shocking awakening for me as a person, responsible for myself and to myself. Read more