Helen Hunt Jackson

A reformer against the mistreatment of Native Americans.

Who was Helen Hunt Jackson?

She was a poet and an authour. She married and had two children, but unfortunetly, they all died of seperate causes. Later on in her life, she listened to a talk from Cheif Standing bear. He described the forced removal of indians and Helen was disgusted by the things that had gone on. She decided that it wasn't right and that she was going to do something about it. She chose to collect information about the horrible crimes commited against Native Americans and write about it.

By Alayna McNeil