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    105 posts tagged Women Wednesday

    Eye Candy for our Women Wednesday. You’re welcome! 

    Mary Youngblood is the first Native woman to have received a Grammy Award for “Best Native American Music Album”, & the first Native American person to have won two Grammy’s. Read more http://bit.ly/XeLKQZ

    Alida Kinnie Starr Pierre (born 1970) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta. Starr is vocal about her Aboriginal heritage (her father, Michael Starr, is mixed-blood Mohawk) both in her music and her life. Read more http://bit.ly/ZAZFGT

    Marie Baldwin (1863-1952) was a Métis Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Attorney. In 1914 Baldwin was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law. Read more http://bit.ly/JlOUkE

    Nancy Ward: Beloved Woman of the Cherokee http://bit.ly/149TCoz

    Loren Spears is an educator, essayist, artist and two-term Tribal Councilwoman of the Narragansett Tribe in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Read more http://bit.ly/1axG1Nd

    Differences between the REAL Pocahontas and the Disney’s version http://bit.ly/IoKQbl

    When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. —Chief Tecumseh. Happy #WomenWednesday everyone! http://bit.ly/10KT0Z2

    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

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