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    Portrait of Zitkala-Sa by Gertrude Kasebier, about 1898. Zitkala-Sa was the pen name of writer and activist Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (1876-1938). She exposed the hardships faced by students at Native American boarding schools by writing about her own experiences as a student and as a teacher. Zitkala-Sa also published a book of tribal folklore called Old Indian Legends. She also founded the National Council of American Indians, which was trans-tribal, to lobby for better treatment for all...

  • Se Nom É Boi

    Gertrude Käsebier - Zitkala-ŠaZitkala-Sa, también conocida como Gertrude Simmons Bonnin fue una mujer indígena sioux, escritora, editora, música, profesora, activista y feminista.

  • Kathryn Bastas

    Zitkala Sa, Red Bird, also knoan as Gertrude Bonnin, The first Native american to compose an opera. Photo by Gertrude Kasebier and courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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