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September 22, 2020

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What Women's Suffrage Owes to Indigenous Culture

To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.

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What Women’s Suffrage Owes to Indigenous Culture

“It’s been 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment secured voting rights for womensort of. In She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next, author Bridget Quinn and 100 female artists survey the complex history of the struggle for women’s rights, including racial segregation and accommodation to White supremacy. They celebrate the hitherto under-recognized efforts by women of color to secure voting rights for all Americans, and BIPOC-led, diverse, and intersectional movements for equality. In this excerpt, Quinn describes how White leaders of the womens suffrage movement were influenced by Indigenous political structures and culture…” { read more }

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