Tag: Native American

A black-and-white headshot of Ingrid Washinawatok.

Ingrid Washinawatok

Ingrid Washinawatok, which translates to “Flying Eagle Woman,” was a celebrated human rights advocate for Indigenous peoples who was killed in South America.
Image description: A black-and-white photo of Betsy Thunder wearing her traditional clothing.

Betsy Thunder

Betsy Thunder was a respected Ho-Chunk medicine woman known for her skill in making remedies from roots and plants.
Image description: A black-and-white photo of Mountain Wolf Woman in her traditional clothing and holding one infant on each knee.

Mountain Wolf Woman

Mountain Wolf Woman's autobiography was one of the earliest firsthand accounts of the experiences of a Native American woman.
Image description: A headshot of Patty Loew.

Patricia “Patty” Loew

Patricia "Patty" Loew is a celebrated journalist, filmmaker, and educator about Native Americans in Wisconsin.
Image description: An artistic depiction of a Ho-Chunk settlement in the 1700s.

Ho-poe-kaw Glory of the Morning

Ho-poe-kaw, which translates to “Glory of the Morning,” was a Ho-Chunk chief in the 1700s.
Davids: Image description: A headshot of Dorothy Davids.

Dorothy Davids

Dorothy "Aunt Dot" Davids was a respected Native American educator in Wisconsin and an author, speaker, community organizer, and activist for peace and justice.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Ada Deer.

Ada Deer

Ada Deer was the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs and the first Native American woman from Wisconsin to run for U.S. Congress.
Image description: A black-and-white photo of Elizabeth Baird leaning against a table.

Elizabeth Baird

Elizabeth Baird’s newspaper stories about the developing Green Bay area in the 1800s were among the earliest written accounts of life in Wisconsin.