Topic: Native Author

Dana Lone Hill, An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activist

Dana Lone Hill, Oyate WačhíŋyAŋpi is a dedicated Native woman, mother, writer and activist with a family history full of notable Lakota people on both sides of her parentage. Dana Lone Hill can rest assured that her place in her tribe, the Oglala Lakota, is undisputable. On her mother’s side, she is the granddaughter of […]

Author Mourning Dove aka Christal Quintasket (1888 – 1936)

Mourning Dove aka Christal Quintasket (1888 – August 6, 1936) was a Salish author and best known for her 1927 novel “Cogewea the Half-Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range” It tells the story of Cogewea, a mixed-blood ranch woman on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Mourning Dove was born in a canoe on the Kootenai […]
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