V. F. Cordova

Viola Cordova, the daughter of a Hispanic, Catholic mother and a Jicarilla Apache father, was raised in Colorado and New Mexico. She earned her PhD in philosophy from the University of New Mexico. She held faculty positions at many universities, inclusing Oregon State University, Colorado State University, and Idaho State University.
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The Native American Philosophy of V. F. Cordova

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