Native Women of Courage

From heroines of the past to women making history today, this exciting work of non-fiction reminds readers of the extraordinary contributions of Native American women to our daily lives and to our country's social fabric.

Native Women of Courage

Native Women of Courage

Native Women of Courage profiles ten outstanding women leaders in the Native community. All of these successful, trailblazing women are stellar role models who have raised the profile of indigenous culture in North America. From heroines of the past to women making history today, this exciting work of non-fiction reminds readers of the extraordinary contributions of Native American women to our daily lives and to our country's social fabric. Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabeg) - Author, environmentalist, vice-presidential candidate Sarah Winnemucca (Paiute) - First Native American woman to write and publish a book Maria Tallchief (Osage) - Prima ballerina with the New York City Ballet Mary Kim Titla (Apache) - First Native American television news reporter in Arizona Sandra Lovelace Nicholas (Maliseet) - Petitioned the United Nations on behalf of First Nations women's rights, and won Susan Aglukark (Inuit) - Singer/songwriter and winner of 3 Juno music awards Wilma Pearl Mankiller (Cherokee) - First women Chief of the Cherokee Nation Susan Rochon-Burnett (Metis) - First women to be granted a Canadian FM broadcasting license Lorna B. Williams (Lif'wat First Nation) - Educator who developed native curriculum for First Nations schools in Canada Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake (Mohawk) - Author and early advocate for Native women's rights The Native Trailblazer Series shines a spotlight on the contributions of Native Americans and First Nation Canadians who provide inspirational role models for young readers. High interest text and easy to read format is ideal for teen and adult literacy programs.

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Native Women of Courage
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Kelly Fournel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-06 - Publisher: Native Voices Books

Native Women of Courage profiles ten outstanding women leaders in the Native community. All of these successful, trailblazing women are stellar role models who have raised the profile of indigenous culture in North America. From heroines of the past to women making history today, this exciting work of non-fiction reminds
Women of Courage
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Margaret Truman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: New Word City

In this unforgettable, award-winning book, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Truman profiles twelve remarkable women, some famous, others little known. They range from a United States senator to a Native American to a first lady. Most wore bonnets and long skirts; few had college degrees; and only a handful
Native Writers Voices of Power
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Kim Sigafus, Lyle Ernst
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-02 - Publisher: Book Publishing Company

Learn about the life events and aspirations that shaped the voices of ten influential Native writers, whose novels, short stories and plays encompass the soul of Native life. Learn how these writers draw from personal experience to create situations and characters that are entertaining and poignant. Featured writers include: Sherman
Native American Almanac
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Yvonne Wakim Dennis, Arlene Hirschfelder, Shannon Rothenberger Flynn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-18 - Publisher: Visible Ink Press

From ancient rock drawings to today’s urban living, the Native American Almanac: More than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples traces the rich heritage of indigenous people. It is a fascinating mix of biography, pre-contact and post-contact history, current events, Tribal Nations’ histories, enlightening insights on
Women of Courage
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Susan Yeandle
Categories: Factory inspection
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

This text traces the history of women in the Factory Inspectorate from the first apppointments in 1893 to the present day. The author shows how developments within the Inspectorate from 1893 to 1993 have both reflected and contributed to the progress of the emancipation of women in British society.

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