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    96 posts tagged Women Wednesday

    Buffalo Calf Road Woman, or Brave Woman (b. c. 1850s? -d. 1878), was a Northern Cheyenne woman who saved her wounded warrior brother Chief Comes in Sight, in the Battle of the Rosebud in 1876. Read more http://bit.ly/WNdfQZ

    Running Eagle, aka Brown Weasel Woman, was a Blackfoot woman who rescued her father after his horse was shot by an enemy tribe. Learn more http://bit.ly/HTChJq

    Gouyen (in Mescalero Góyą́ń, “the one who is wise”) (c. 1857-1903), was a 19th-century Apache woman noted for her heroism. Read more http://bit.ly/14hyEYb

    Lozen (c. 1840-1890) was a skilled warrior and a prophet of the Chihenne Chiricahua Apache. She was the sister of Victorio, a prominent chief. Read more http://bit.ly/XcpwyH

    Great Spirit, I am Mother. I was made by You so that the image of Your love Could be brought into existence. May I always carry with me The sacredness of this honour.

    Dahteste was a Chiricahua woman. Despite being married with children, she took part in raiding parties with her first husband Ahnandia. She was a compatriot of Geronimo and companion of Lozen on many raids. Read more http://bit.ly/14d8RR7

    Black Buffalo Woman was Crazy Horse’s love interest, whom he had known since childhood. Read more http://bit.ly/WHQMF0

    Caleen Sisk is the spiritual leader and the tribal chief of the Winnemem Wintu tribe—and a last speaker of the language that sustains her people’s identity. Read more http://bit.ly/YsIo25

    Paula Bidwell (1953) is of mixed Indian blood, Cherokee, Shawnee, Delaware and Seneca artist. Read more http://bit.ly/1icU4uI

    Alice Brown Davis was the first female Principal Chief of the Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, and served from 1922–1935, appointed by President Warren G. Harding. Learn more http://bit.ly/UVHOVH

    Mary Kim Titla (1960) is an American publisher, journalist, former TV reporter and was a 2008 candidate for Arizona’s First Congressional District. Read more http://bit.ly/JhJI16

    Gertrude Simmons Bonnin’s, or Zitkala-Sa – Red Bird, writings and work as an Indian rights activist are a vital link between the oral cultures of tribal America and the literate culture of contemporary American Indians. Read more http://bit.ly/1k7uqZD

    Wilma Pearl Mankiller was the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Learn more http://bit.ly/QmcuOU

    Oh, Great Spirit! Let me walk in beauty. And make my hands respect the things you have made. [Artwork by Linda]

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