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featherWinona LaDuke

Author, Environmental Activist, Economist, VP Political Candidate, Community Developer

Born: 1959

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

“There is no social-change fairy. There is only change made by the hands of individuals.”

Winona LaDuke, is the daughter of Anishinabeg (Ojibwa) Vincent LaDuke (SunBear) and Russian Betty Bernstein. A member of the Ashland Oregon high school debate team, She determined to attend Harvard. While earning a degree in economic development from Harvard, she met and was influenced by Jimmy Durham, a well-known Cherokee activist. When she was 18, she addressed the United Nations on Native American issues. (more…)

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