Sherman Coolidge, a Northern Arapaho adopted and educated by whites, served 26 years as an Episcopal priest on the reservation on Wind River. During that time, he largely allied himself with government over tribal interests. But later, active in the pan-Indian movement, he came to value preservation of Indian cultures over assimilation.
Tadeusz Lewandowski is an American academic and author of three monographs, a popular hand-book for Polish students of English, and more than two dozen articles published in periodicals and books in Europe and the United States. In 2020, he won a Homsher Grant from the Wyoming State Historical Society to work on a new biography of Sherman Coolidge.