Phil Lane, Jr.

Phil Lane, Junior, a member of the Yankton Sioux and Chickasaw Nations, is a globally recognized Indigenous humanitarian, spiritual leader, educator, and Heredity Chief. He has worked with Indigenous peoples throughout Mother Earth for more than 40 years and is an award-winning author and film producer with Master’s Degrees in Education and Public Administration. He has received various international awards including John Denver’s Windstar Award, the Swiss Foundation’s Award for Freedom and Human Rights, and The Center for the Healing of Racism’s Ally Award for his work in promoting freedom and justice for Indigenous peoples by healing the root causes of racism. Phil is Chairman of the Four Worlds International Institute that is dedicated to manifesting The Fourth Way, a sacred and holistic path that transcends assimilation, resignation, and conflict. For more information, please visit

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