Zitkala-Ša: Nom de Defiance

Zitkala-Sa

Forced to inhabit multiple worlds, Zitkala-Ša dedicated her life to art and activism, challenging authority and exposing corruption in a government that did not consider Native Americans worthy of raising their own children, preserving their own cultures, or accessing citizenship and legal rights. Zitkala-Ša was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1876. Like thousands […]