Marie Bottineau Baldwin was a Chippewa attorney. Marie was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law. Today the Women’s Law Association at her alma mater funds a scholarship.
Ada Deer is one to read about if you are interested in social work or Native American history in WWII. She was the first woman to chair the Menominee Tribe in Wisconsin and became the first First Nation woman to head the U. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Bureau of Indian Affairs: Native Americans have been farming and ranching for hundreds of years. Here is Louie Pierre, a farmer on the Flathead Reservation in Montana around Native American farmers and ranchers claim that USDA officials discri.