Born c. 1844
Near Humboldt Lake, in Nevada
Died October 16, 1891
Henry's Lake, Idaho
Native American rights advocate, author, interpreter, and lecturer
Sarah Winnemucca. (...
Sarah Winnemucca (ca. 1844-1891) was active as a peacemaker, teacher, and defender of the rights of Native Americans. She published Life among the Paiutes, Their Wrongs and Claims and founded a school...
Sarah Winnemucca's Life among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (1883) is generally acknowledged to be the first autobiography by a Native American woman. She formed an alliance with two New England...