Portrait of Zitkala-Sa by Gertrude Kasebier, about 1898. Zitkala-Sa was the pen name of writer and activist Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (1876-1938).  She exposed the hardships faced by students at Native American boarding schools by writing about her own experiences as a student and as a teacher.  Zitkala-Sa also published a book of tribal folklore called Old Indian Legends. She also founded the National Council of American Indians, which was trans-tribal, to lobby for better treatment.

Portrait of Zitkala-Sa by Gertrude Kasebier, about 1898. Zitkala-Sa was the pen name of writer and activist Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (1876-1938). She exposed the hardships faced by students at Native American boarding schools by writing about her own experiences as a student and as a teacher. Zitkala-Sa also published a book of tribal folklore called Old Indian Legends. She also founded the National Council of American Indians, which was trans-tribal, to lobby for better treatment.

Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Sioux woman- she wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in 1913.  #History #Native #American #Indians

Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Sioux woman- she wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in 1913. #History #Native #American #Indians

Vintage Girl~ Photo 1911~Name Unknown

Vintage Girl~ Photo 1911~Name Unknown

A famous portrait of a native mother wearing her child in a cradleboard // Yosemite

A famous portrait of a native mother wearing her child in a cradleboard // Yosemite

Carte ancienne enfant

Carte ancienne enfant

Chickasaw storyteller and actress Te Ata (Mary Frances Fisher).    Te Ata (1895-1995) created one woman shows that highlighted Native American folklore through dance, music, and storytelling.  A member of the Chickasaw tribe, Te Ata traveled widely and incorporated traditions from other Native American cultures into her performances.  Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were among her admirers and Te Ata was invited to perform at both the White House and Hyde Park.

Chickasaw storyteller and actress Te Ata (Mary Frances Fisher). Te Ata (1895-1995) created one woman shows that highlighted Native American folklore through dance, music, and storytelling. A member of the Chickasaw tribe, Te Ata traveled widely and incorporated traditions from other Native American cultures into her performances. Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were among her admirers and Te Ata was invited to perform at both the White House and Hyde Park.

Doris Eaton - Died 2010 At the Age of 106 - She Was The Last Surviving Ziegfield Girl, Picture Taken Around 1919

Doris Eaton - Died 2010 At the Age of 106 - She Was The Last Surviving Ziegfield Girl, Picture Taken Around 1919

Ce portrait pourrait être celui d'Édith Crèvecoeur lisant ses romans à l'eau de rose http://antoniamedeiros.com/bibliographie/ Photographer Gertrude Käsebier, 1898.

Ce portrait pourrait être celui d'Édith Crèvecoeur lisant ses romans à l'eau de rose http://antoniamedeiros.com/bibliographie/ Photographer Gertrude Käsebier, 1898.

A very proper, beautiful young lady, from the Victorian era.

A very proper, beautiful young lady, from the Victorian era.

Enjoy nature before progress comes

Enjoy nature before progress comes

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