Mary Brave Bird (Lakota Nation / USA. 1953-2013)
aka Mary Crow Dog
First photo: of Facts on File, American Historical Images on File: The Native American Experience. Second photo: by Richard Erdoes (from this webpage).
Start by reading this excerpt from Lakota Woman (7 pages). This Word doc includes 2 pictures and a few links at the beginning in case you need to find out what those names refer to. Coming up... a page with vocabulary found in it connected to the American Indian nations.
Read about Mary Brave Bird at NativeWiki
Read about Mary Brave Bird here marycrowdog) - it reaches till 1998, I think
On the HarperCollins website, Lakota Woman has gone missing... :( I can't believe it