Dr Jay Hansford C. Vest

Jay Hansford C. Vest, Ph.D., is an enrolled member in the Monacan Indian Nation and a direct descendent of the famous chief Opechancanough of the Pamunkey Nation, who took Captain John Smith captive as a murder suspect in 1607. In addition, Dr. Vest was honored with a traditional Pikuni (Blackfeet) name and ceremonially adopted by elder Joe Crowshoe of Brocket, Alberta in June 1989. He holds the following degrees: B.A. from the University of Washington, Seattle and M. A., M. I. S., Ph.D., University of Montana.

There are 1 included publications by Dr Jay Hansford C. Vest :

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"Would It Might Rain, Now!": The Quail Rattle, A Walapai Fetish 2013 709 For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is an odd holiday celebrating Pilgrim survivals and nearly four hundred years of genocide and conquest. So when in 1994, while teaching in Phoenix, I was somewhat at a loss and yet thankful when my Walapai stu...