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    Zitkala-Ša or 'Red bird' (1876–1938), the child of a full-blood Yankton Sioux, was born in 1876 on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and raised in a tipi on the Missouri River until age 12. She went to a Quaker missionary school for Indians, under the missionary-given name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, eventually becoming a teacher, musician, author and activist.

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    Studio profile of Louie, Sitting Bull's son. Hunkpapa Sioux, wearing a war bonnet. Photograph by D. F. Barry, 188?. The pronunciation of Hunkpapa is something like: Hunk - par - per.

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    Norma Smallwood - Born Norma Des Cygne Smallwood, she was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While as a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 and was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she had an acute business sense demanding a fee for appearances. She was later married to George H. Bruce, President of the Aladdin Petroleum Corporation.

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