About Velma Wallis:
Velma Wallis is a Native American writer of Gwich'in Athabascan Indian descent. A best-selling author, her books have been translated into 17 languages.
They forget that we, too, have earned the right to live! So I say if we are going to die, my friend, let us die trying, not sitting.
Now, because we have spent so many years convincing the younger people that we are helpless, they believe that we are no longer of use to this world.