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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Winona Laduke
    From Wikipedia (English) : Winona LaDuke (born 1959) is an American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist, and writer of Anishinaabe background on her father's side and Jewish background on he...
  • Oscar Pettiford (1922 - 1960)
    Pettiford was born at Okmulgee, Oklahoma; his mother was Choctaw and his father was half Cherokee and half African American.[1] He grew up playing in the family band in which he sang and danced bef...
  • Horace King (1807 - 1885)
    ) Horace King (sometimes Horace Godwin) (September 8, 1807 – May 28, 1885) was an American architect, engineer, and bridge builder. King is considered the most respected bridge builder of the ...
  • Massasoit, Sachem of the Wampanoag Nation (c.1580 - c.1661)
    Massasoit * (1581-1661), was the Leader of the Pokanoket ,"Peope of the first light " and Chief of the Wampanoag Nation. He was commonly known as Massasoit but he was called by many other names, includ...
  • Chipeta (1843 - 1924)
    Chipeta or White Singing Bird, was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe. Born a Kiowa Apache, she was raised by the Utes in what is now Conejos, Colo...

What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary.

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