New PDF release: A to Z of American Indian Women (A to Z of Women)

By Liz Sonneborn

ISBN-10: 0816066949

ISBN-13: 9780816066940

Liz Sonneborn profiles 152 American Indian girls who've had an impression on their society and the realm at huge. This quantity provides tales of girls from numerous areas of North the United States, in addition to from an enormous array of tribes.

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In the 1950s, Bennett moved to the Puyallup Indian Reservation, where her mother had grown up. ” The desperately poor Puyallups were living in inadequate housing and had very little access to education or health care. The few jobs available to reservation residents were in the shipping and timber industry, which tended to fire Indian workers first when lean profits led to layoffs. Determined to improve reservation conditions, Bennett was elected to the Puyallup Tribal Council, the tribe’s official governing body, in the 1960s.

She established a home in Kingston, Ontario, near those of three of her daughters and largely retired from public life. In acknowledgment of her unflagging support, the British government paid her more than £1,200 to reimburse her for property she lost during the war and gave her a pension of £100 a year. These funds, in addition to a substantial inheritance she had received following Johnson’s death, allowed her to live her final years in comfort. Before her death on April 16, 1796, Brant saw her daughters marry into some of the most elite families of Canada.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson, a noted author and explorer, was organizing an expedition to Wrangel Island, located 85 miles off the coast of Siberia. By sending a group to colonize the deserted island, he hoped to reclaim the area, then considered part of Russia, for Great Britain. Stefansson recruited four young white men for the adventure. To work for them on the island, he also 17 Blackjack, Ada hired several Inuit families and individuals, including Blackjack. The group was set to leave on the Silver Wave on September 9, 1921, but of the Inuit hired, only Blackjack showed up.

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