Four Arrows

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Four Arrows or Don Trent Jacobs[1] (born 1946) is a university professor, writer and activist for American Indian rights whose work has focused on indigenous worldviews, wellness and counter-hegemonic education. He currently lives in Mexico.

Jacobs is of Cherokee, Muscogee Creek, and Scots-Irish ancestry.[2][3] Teaching Truly: A Curriculum to Indigenize Mainstream Education (May, 2013Peter LangHe was born in St. Louis, Missouri.[1]

Four Arrows is a faculty member in the College of Educational Leadership and Change at Fielding Graduate University. He was formerly a tenured associate professor at Northern Arizona University and prior to that Dean of Education at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.[4][5] He was selected in 2009 by the AERO (Alternative Education Resource Organization) for one of the contributors to the text, Turning Points: 27 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories. In 2004, he received the Moral Courage Award from the Martin Springer Institute on Holocaust Studies. He is author of 21 published books and numerous articles/chapters that can be viewed at the author's website.


  1. ^ a b "Four Arrows." The Entertainers. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Four Arrows." Teaching Virtues. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Unlearning the Language of Conquest." University of Texas Press. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
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