By Native American Calling
Your National Electronic Talking Circle
Monday, March 22, 2021
There are a several exceptional Native women who’ve spoken out, broken barriers and improved the lives of Native Americans. Elizabeth Peratrovich (Tlingit) is a civil rights activist who helped end discrimination against Alaska Natives in Alaska. Elouise Cobell (Blackfeet) went toe-to-toe in court with the U.S. government over its mismanagement of Indian land. And Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) is the first Native American U.S. Interior secretary. We’re continuing our celebration of historic Native women with a program about warrior women who shook things up to improve people’s lives.
Alex Pearl (enrolled citizen of the Chickasaw Nation) – chairman of the Cobell Board of Trustees and professor of law at the University of Oklahoma
Dr. Corrine Sanchez (San Ildefonso Pueblo) – executive director of Tewa Women United
Dr. Rosita Worl (Tlingit) – president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute
Turk Cobell (Blackfeet) – son of Elouise Cobell
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