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    Gladys Tantaquidgeon ~ Mohegan

    Dr. Gladys Iola Tantaquidgeon (June 15, 1899 – November 1, 2005) (Mohegan) was a Tribal Medicine Woman, anthropologist, author, tribal council member, and elder. She worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than a decade beginning in 1934. She published several books about Native American traditional medicine and healing with plants. In 1994 she was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.



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