American Indian Education Program
Monthly Newsletter - March 2022
Boozhoo District 196 Teachers!
March is Women's History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
To celebrate WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTHY, this month's Indian Education Newsletter will focus on Indigenous Women, their strength, their courage and their resilience.
Celebrating Anishinabe-kwewag (Native American Women)
This month we want to spotlight a few more important women who have done so much for their people, land and language.
US Representative - Kansas 3rd Congressional District
One of the first women to be elected into the United States Congress.
United States Secretary of the Interior
The first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary. She is a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna.
Chief of the Cherokee Nation (1985-1995)
Sandra White Hawk
Suzan Shown Harjo
Poet, writer, lecturer, curator, and policy advocate who has helped Native peoples recover more than one million acres
Elouise Cobell - Yellow Bird Woman
Founded the first Native American owned bank, and successfully won a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Government.
American economist, environmentalist, writer and industrial hemp grower, known for her work on tribal land claims and preservation, as well as sustainable development (Wikipedia)
Author of Bowwow Powwow
Native American Artist & Fashion Designer