Adam Fortunate Eagle is an Ojibwe artist, writer, and frequent guest lecturer. As an advocate for Native civil rights throughout his life, he was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the State University of New York, New Paltz. He is the author of Heart of the Rock: The Indian Invasion of Alcatraz and Pipestone: My Life in an Indian Boarding School.
Adam Fortunate Eagle has mastered the art of spinning a yarn. With his keen sense of humor, this extradordinary Ojibwe recounts numerous life experiences over an 84-year period and along the way educates his readers about Native American life on and off the reservation in today's modern world."" - Laurence M. Hauptman Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History, State University of New York, New Paltz