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1963-1974 Reisen in die USA und Kanada.  Elizabeth Charlotte "Liselotte" Henrich was born in Munich, the daughter of lawyer Rudolf Henrich and his wife Marie Bernbeck. As a child she read books by James Fenimore Cooper in German translations. In 1913, the family moved to Berlin, where she attended the gymnasium. When she was 14 she decided to become a writer and professor of history and write novels about Native Americans. In 1921, she began studying classics, economics and history.at the Friedrich Wilhelm University -- now Humboldt University -- where she received her doctorate in 1925. From 1928 to 1945, she was a lecturer at the Reich Statistical Office. At the same time, she participated in the anti-Nazi resistance movement, in which she met her future husband, Rudolf Welskopf, a Communist. She remained in East Berlin after World War II and in 1946 married Welskopf, with whom she had a son. In 1949, Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich applied to Humboldt University to do postdoctoral scientific study of ancient history. She became a respected historian and anthropologist and in 1962 visited the USA for the first time. She gave lectures at a large number of American universities and spent time with a Sioux tribe on Pine Ridge reservation, as well as on Hopi and Navajo Reservations in Arizona and New Mexico. She also hosted Sioux activists in Berlin when they came to talk at the university there. She first wrote a series of six books for children and young readers, The Sons of the Mother Bear, which was set around the time of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The pentalogy she wrote about 20 years later, The Blood of the Eagle, also is a fictional epic, but written for adults. In 1964, she was the first woman elected as a full member of the German Academy of Sciences.
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