Women who have changed the world

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Women who have changed the world

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10-Year-Old Accidentally Creates New Molecule in Science Class; 16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Finds Way to Turn Plastic Waste Into $78 Million of Biofuel

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Women Warriors 5 (by Tony Jarry) “Warrior women” Series - The northern part of Japan is the place where the majority of archers are women. This event is a woman’s only event. They ride and shoot at fixed targets. Towada has the most women archers in Japan. This City also has the most women archers in the country. Very traditional sport.

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Belva Lockwood (1830-1917) Lawyer, Women's Rights Activist Lockwood graduated from the National University Law School in Washington, D.C. in 1873. In 1879, she was the first woman admitted to practice before the Supreme Court where, in 1900, she argued and won 5 million dollars for the Eastern Cherokee Indians. She ran for president in 1884 and 1888 as the National Equal Rights Party candidate. She joined the Universal Peace Union, and in 1889 was a delegate to the International Peace Congress

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West Point grad a 1st for Northern Cheyenne. Visit us. buckweed.org. 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.

West Point grad a 1st for Northern Cheyenne


International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, Beatrice Long-visitor Holy Dance,Lakota keeper of the traditional ways, great grandmother

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The Motivation of a Mohawk: Waneek Horn-Miller Inspires First Nations to Exercise and Eat right - ICTMN.com

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Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964 BIOLOGIST & ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST Her book Silent Spring, which warned of the perils of pesticide use, sparked a grassroots green movement and spurred the overhauling of our national policy on pesticides. Her work has saved countless lives — furred, feathered, finned, and human.

125 Most Influential Women



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LaDonna Harris: A Comanche Life (American Indian Lives) by LaDonna Harris. This book is the unforgettable story of a Comanche woman who has become one of the most influential, inspired, and determined Native Americans in politics. www.amazon.com/...

LaDonna Harris: A Comanche Life (American Indian Lives): LaDonna Harris, H. Henrietta Stockel: 9780803273603: Amazon.com: Books


Story of the Band of American Women Who Tried to Stop Andrew Jackson's Native American Removal Policy Primary Resource

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Mourning Dove was the pen name of Christine Quintasket, an Interior Salish woman who collected tribal stories among Northern Plateau peoples in the early twentieth century. She described centuries-old traditions with the authority of first-hand knowledge & wrote a novel based on her experiences. Like her contemporary Zora Neale Hurston, Mourning Dove’s reputation as a female ethnographer & writer has grown steadily. Her novel, Cogewea, is the 1st known published novel by a Native American woman.

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During her aviation career, from the 1930s through the 1960s, Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980) set more speed and altitude records than any contemporary pilot, male or female, and was the first woman to break the sound barrier.

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"Get it straight: I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser." 1912 speech given by activist Mother Jones to West Virginia miners. She was a fearless fighter for workers’ rights.

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14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War


Robbie Hood is a Native American atmospheric scientist who is the first permanent director of NOAA's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program. Previously, she worked within the Earth Science Office of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL. One-eighth Cherokee, Ms. Hood is a direct descendant of John Ross, the first elected chief of the Cherokee Nation. Mr. Ross is famous for leading the Cherokees on the Trail of Tears.

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Mary Anderson (1866-1953), American real estate developer, rancher, viticulturist and inventor of the windshield wiper blade.

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native american wedding dress designs | last fall cree and saulteaux designer danita strawberry made this gown ...

BEYOND BUCKSKIN: Star Dress by Danita Strawberry


Eagle Gala Dress by Dorothy Grant. Native American designer. #nativeamerican

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Patricia Michaels - 1st Native American designer to compete in Project Runway! From Taos, New Mexico

Project Runway Season 11: Teams Edition


Lorraine Hansberry was born on May 19, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois. She wrote A Raisin in the Sun, a play about a struggling black family, which opened on Broadway to great success. Hansberry was the first black playwright and the youngest American to win a New York Critics’ Circle award. Throughout her life she was heavily involved in civil rights. She died at 34 of pancreatic cancer.

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Donna Tobias (1952-2010) was the US Navy's first female deep sea diver and a member of the Female Diver's Hall of Fame as the first woman to graduate from the Navy’s Deep Sea Diving School in 1975. She never married nor had children. #explorer #adventurer #pioneer #fearless #TheExploratrice

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African-American fashion designer Ann Lowe designed the wedding dress of Jacqueline Bouvier, the bride of future president, Senator John F. Kennedy

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Senate Confirms First-Ever Native American Woman As Federal Judge WASHINGTON -- The Senate quietly made history on Wednesday night when it confirmed Diane Humetewa as a federal judge -- the first Native American woman to ever hold such a post.

Senate Confirms First-Ever Native American Woman As Federal Judge


Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, Zitkala-sa (Red Bird), born in 1876, on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, was an extraordinarily talented and educated Native American woman who struggled and triumphed in a time when severe prejudice prevailed toward Native American culture and women. Her talents and contributions in the worlds of literature, music, and politics challenge long-standing beliefs that the white man's culture is good, and Native Americans are sinful savages.

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Dr. Patricia Bath, ophthalmologist, invented a laser device to remove cataracts. She is the first African American woman to obtain a medical patent.

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