Sacajawea. She was stolen, held captive, sold, eventually she was reunited the Shoshone Indians. She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back. She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean. The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable. She served as an advisor, caretaker.
Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), Chippewa lawyer; she was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law, in 1914. She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. Because she was a fluent French speaker, she offered her skills as a translator to the War Department during WWI.
Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Sioux woman- she wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in 1913.
"Kindred Spirits" by Maija
Maija - Kindred Spirits -Native American Western Wildlife Art
Chef Joseph. Nimi'ipuu, which means the "real people" or "we the people." Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.
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Pow Wow Dancers in Minnesota. From left to right: Jingle dress dancer, Men's Northern Traditional, Men's Fancy Feather.
Raven Blanket: 1910
Edward Sheriff Curtis