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    native women you should have learned about

    HelloGiggles has great list of 8 Native Women You Should Have Learned About in History Class.
    Above, Elizabeth (Wanamaker) Peratrovich (Tlingit), helped pass the country's first anti-discrimination law. Below, you have definitely seen this iconic image by Dorothea Lange before. Did you know that Migrant Mother is a Cherokee Woman? Florence Owen Thompson had arrive in California from what is now Oklahoma, where the widow worked as a farmhand and raised her children. Her gravestone reads "Migrant Mother: A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.” In the famed photograph, Florence was 32 years old, my current age. Way to put things in perspective. 

    See all the incredible women at HelloGiggles