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Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins on Native American Authors

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Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
, 1844-

Paiute

The daughter of Chief Winnemucca, Sarah Winnemucca (born in 1844) spent a good deal of her life fighting unsuccessfully for better treatment for her people. As an adult, she taught school and later married a white man and moved to the East, giving up tribal ways for an acculturated life.

 



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