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.