#AmericanNationalTree: #OnThisDay in 1876, Zitkala Sha ("Red Bird"), also known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, was born.
Bonnin was an educated American Indian who struggled to be heard—and to speak for other Indians—at a time when white society considered them to be "sinful savages." She fought those prejudices with her writing, her music and her political skills.
Bonnin was born on the Pine...
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