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The Ballad of Crowfoot

The Ballad of Crowfoot

Edward Two Moons. ~Edward is President of the Chiricahua Apache Nation, a self sufficient community at the Dos Cabezas Mountains Sacred Lands.

Edward Two Moons. ~Edward is President of the Chiricahua Apache Nation, a Self Sufficient community at the Dos Cabezas Mountains Sacred Lands and Chiricahua Apache jewelry artist

“Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief.” -- Wilma Mankiller, Activist and Cherokee leader Wilma Mankiller

“Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief.” -- Wilma Mankiller, Activist and Cherokee leader Wilma Mankiller

Winona LaDuke  1959-  
NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVIST AND ENVIRONMENTALIST    A member of the Anishinaabe nation, she filed lawsuits to recover lands withheld from Native American communities, reminding the nation of long-standing wrongs.

Winona LaDuke: The Filth of North Dakota: The Garbage and Pollution That Was Already There

Lincoln MacCauley Alexander PC CC OOnt CD QC (January 21, 1922 – October 19, 2012) was a Canadian politician and statesman who served as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, the federal Minister of Labour, and later as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, from 1985 to 1991. Alexander was also a governor of the Canadian Unity Council

Lincoln MacCauley Alexander PC CC OOnt CD QC (January 21, 1922 – October 19, 2012) was a Canadian politician and statesman who served as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, the federal Minister of Labour, and later as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, from 1985 to 1991. Alexander was also a governor of the Canadian Unity Council

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Nellie McClung helped women win the right to vote. She is one of the Famous Five who petitioned the British government to have Canadian women declared to be "persons.

Black Elk (Oglala) and daughter, 1910 by Marquette University Archives, via Flickr

Nicolas Black Elk (Oglala) and daughter, South via Marquette University Archives. (I must look up if this is the same Black Elk from the book, Black Elk Speaks)

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Women used fairy tales as a method of protest against the constraints society put on them. Many of the women in stories break societal rules, going on adventures by themselves or creating their own endings.

1898: Portraits of Native Americans from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West' show

1898: Portraits of Native Americans from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West' show

(Top) Plan and (bottom) side view of Mulberry B, the artificial harbour built at Arromanches, France, during the Normandy Invasion of World War II.

Mulberry: Mulberry, either of two artificial harbours designed and constructed by the British in World War II to facilitate the unloading of supply ships off the coast of Normandy,

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