Winona LaDuke (1959–)

  • Daniel G. Payne
  • Richard S. Newman

Abstract

A lthough she spent much of her childhood in Los Angeles, Winona LaDuke is a member of the Mississippi band of Anishinaabeg, and moved to the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota after earning a bachelor’s degree at Harvard University 1982. At White Earth, LaDuke founded two Native rights organizations: the White Earth Land Recovery Project, which focused on raising funds to recover tribal lands; and Honor the Earth, which pursues a number of environmental initiatives. LaDuke has won numerous awards and honors for her work as an activist, and was the Green Party’s vice-presidential nominee in the 1996 election.

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Notes

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  • Richard S. Newman

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