Four Arrows

Four Arrows

Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows), AKA Don Trent Jacobs, is currently a professor in the College of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. Of Irish/Cherokee descent and a made-relative of the Oglala, he previously lived and worked on the Pine Ridge reservation where he served as director of education at Oglala Lakota College on Pine Ridge and fulfilled his four sun dance vows with the Rick Two Dogs Medicine Horse band. He was named one of 27 ‘visionaries in education’ by the Alternative Education Resource Organization, and is recipient of the Martin Springer Institute’s ‘Moral Courage Award’ for his activism. He is the author of 20 books.

December 10, 2017