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Women of the Wild West: Biographies from Many Cultures
by Ruth Pelz
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0940880504, Paperback)This book looks into the lives of eight brave women whose lives exemplify the often overlooked contributions that women from many cultures have made to American history. The 18th century's Sacajawea was translator on the Lewis & Clark expedition. The 19th century's Mother Joseph (Esther Pariseau) was one of the best known of the women who traveled West as missionaries. Also included are the life histories of Juana Briones de Miranda, Biddy Mason, Mary Bong, May Arkwright Huttton, Kate Chapman, and Sarah Winnemucca. This book presents great stories and archival photographs. Curriculum Guide Available.
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