Native Women of Courage

Product Description: Native Women of Courage profiles ten outstanding women leaders in the Native community. All of these successful, trailblazing women are stellar role models who have raised the profile of indigenous culture in North America. From heroines of the past to women making history today, this exciting work of non-fiction reminds readers of the extraordinary contributions of Native American women to our daily lives and to our country's social fabric. Featured women include author and environmentalist Winona LaDuke, prima ballerina Maria Tallchief, news reporter Mary Kim Titla, advocate Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, and Cherokee Chief Wilma Pearl Mankiller.