Zitkala-Sa

In American Indian Stories. Washington: Hayworth Publishing House, 1921, frontispiece.

Zitkala-Sa (1876-1938) was born Gertrude Bonnin on the Yankton Sioux reservation in Dakota Territory. As a youth she attended one of the many boarding schools designed to assimilate Native Americans into European-American culture. As an adult she became a writer, speaker and political organizer for the cause of Native American self-determination.

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Source:
Ayer 251.D151 Z82 1921
Date:
1921
Subjects:
Indians of North America Sioux
People:
Zitkala-Sa, 1876-1938
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