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Best of the Web: Community Information » Women
American Indian Women
Links to a variety of reference and primary sources.
Children of Changing Woman
Exhibit from the Peabody Museum, Harvard.
Biographical information about this Cherokee woman tribal leader who was given the title Ghighua,or Beloved Woman, after showing bravery in battle.
Native American Women
"This gallery explores daily life for late-19th-century Native American women of the plains and the desert southwest. Multiple tribes are pictured, illustrating a composite of early Native American life. Similarities in daily activities for women across tribes are presented."
Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
Website of the first health resource center located on a reservation in the United States.
NYC Women's Resource Network
A one-stop shop of city agencies and nonprofit organizations providing services for women and families.
Squaws and Princesses or Corn Maidens: Misconceptions and Truths about Native American Women
Written by Meldan Tanr?sal, this essay examines the European characterization of Native American women from the time of Columbus. The author contrasts this view with the image of women's role as expressed in Native American culture. character in Indian culture
Wilma Mankiller former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
The site presents biographical information about this important Native American activist.
Special Issue of The Wind River Rendezvous on early Plains Indian women.