Imagine it’s 1933. The Great Depression has made things tough on everyone, but it’s especially difficult for the Indians.
Now, imagine a group of white men pull up in front of the family house on the reservation looking for a place to catch some sleep. What if the driver was John Dillinger? So goes the recollection of Raymond Kaquatosh, a Menominee Indian whose widowed mother had to send him away to an Indian boarding school because she could no longer afford to feed all of her children.
Jim Fleming has been reading Kaquatosh’s memoir, “Little Hawk And The Lone Wolf.”
It’s a wonderful story. Listen