John Bear is a citizen of the Penobscot Nation from Indian Island in Maine, a storyteller in his tribe, and the University of Maine System Office Native American Waiver and Educational Program Coordinator, University of Maine’s Wabanaki Center Outreach and Student Development Coordinator.
John Bear is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to history of Indigenous People in Maine and was able to help share some of this knowledge with Party’s Over Podcast. The episode focused on life as a Native American in the 70’s, how schools can better educate students on American history prior to colonization, the Importance of being a lifelong learner, and the importance of storytelling.
This episode will leave you craving to educate yourself and have you seeking knowledge.
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