Sifters : Native American women's lives
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Perdue, Theda.
"In Sifters, Theda Perdue has assembled a rich collection of new biographical essays on Native American women. From Pocahontas, a Powhatan woman of the seventeenth century, to Ada Deer, the Menominee woman who headed the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the 1990s, the essays span four centuries."

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0195130804; 9780195130805; 0195130812; 9780195130812
Pocahontas : the hostage who became famous / Helen C. Rountree -- Mary Musgrove : creating a new world / Michael D. Green -- Molly Brant : from clan mother to Loyalist chief / James Taylor Carson -- Sacagawea : the making of a myth / Donna Barbie -- Catharine Brown : Cherokee convert to Christianity / Theda Perdue -- Lozen : an Apache woman warrior / Laura Jane Moore -- Mourning Dove : gender and cultural mediation / Dee Garceau -- Gertrude Simmons Bonnin : for the Indian cause / P. Jane Hafen -- Lucy Nicolar : the artful activism of a Penobscot performer / Bunny McBride --;Maria Montoya Martinez : crafting a life, transforming a community / Terry R. Reynolds -- Alice Lee Jemison : a modern "mother of the nation" / Laurence M. Hauptman -- Delfina Cuero : a native woman's life in the borderlands / Phillip H. Round -- Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash : an American Indian activist / Devon A. Mihesuah -- Ada Deer : champion of tribal sovereignty / Nancy Oestreich Lurie.
Series Title: Viewpoints on American culture
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index.


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