My Bohemian History Zitkala-Ša (Red Bird), given the name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin by boarding-school missionaries, was a Sioux crusader who wrote several books, and also was a musician who composed who the first opera by a Native American. She campaigned for the reform of the Indian policies in the Unites States. See her story at link. This photo of her is by Gertrude Käsebier. (Source: Pinterest)

My Bohemian History Zitkala-Ša (Red Bird), given the name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin by boarding-school missionaries, was a Sioux crusader who wrote several books, and also was a musician who composed who the first opera by a Native American. She campaigned for the reform of the Indian policies in the Unites States. See her story at link. This photo of her is by Gertrude Käsebier. (Source: Pinterest)

Sarah Winnemucca was born in 1842 the daughter of Chief Winnemucca, leader of the Paiutes, a tribe native to   Nevada and California. As a child, Sarah lost many family members in the Paiute War of 1860, doing much to mold her into the peacemaker she became. She is often remembered as a champion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Sarah spent her life working toward obtaining the return of tribal lands to their native people.

Sarah Winnemucca was born in 1842 the daughter of Chief Winnemucca, leader of the Paiutes, a tribe native to Nevada and California. As a child, Sarah lost many family members in the Paiute War of 1860, doing much to mold her into the peacemaker she became. She is often remembered as a champion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Sarah spent her life working toward obtaining the return of tribal lands to their native people.

November is Native American Heritage Month! | Ventura County Library

November is Native American Heritage Month! | Ventura County Library

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