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Anishinaabe Way: Ira Jourdain

Ira Jourdain II
Ira Jourdain II

AW_Ira Jourdain -Mixdown.mp35.59 MB

Red Lake tribal member Ira Jourdain is the father of four children. He works with Native fathers and their families on issues such as
employment, housing and transportation at the Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis. He is also running for a seat on the Minneapolis Board of Education. In this segment, he talks about some of the issues faced by urban Native American students and parents and discusses some of the differences between Native American and mainstream views of education.