Topic: Kiowa

Diana Fletcher, African Native American School Teacher

Diana Fletcher (1838 – ?) is thought to be the daughter of an enslaved African who ran away to seek freedom in Florida, and a Seminole woman who died on “The Trail of Tears,” the forced relocation of American Indians to Oklahoma. It is said that she was separated from her father, once in Oklahoma, […]

Silent Film, All-Native Cast: The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

Videos of Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. “The Daughter of Dawn” (1920), a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century later (in shambles), then restored and shown to the cast’s descendants. It sure is one of […]

Georgette Palmer Smith, Native Learning Center

Georgette Palmer Smith, Executive Director, Native Learning Center Seminole Tribe of Florida Georgette (Kiowa) is making a real difference within native communities. The Native Learning Center (NLC) offers FREE courses and training to Native Americans and Indigenous people with an emphasis on the educational needs of tribal members and their communities.  “The most important thing to […]
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