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Zitkala-S̈a, 1876-1938



  • Existence: 1876 - 1938

Biographical History

Zitkala-S̈a (1876-1938) was a Sioux writer, teacher, and activist in Utah.

Her American Indian stories, 1985, c1921: CIP t.p. (Zitkala-Ŝa)

LC data base, 5-3-85 (hdg.: Zitkala-S̈a, 1876-1938; usage: Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin)) LC manual cat. (Zitkala-S̈a, 1876-1938; usage: Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin), Zitkala-Sa, Zitkala-S̈a)

Notable Amer. women, v. 1 (Bonnin, Gertrude Simmons; also known as Zitkala-S̈a)

Her Old Indian legends, 1985: CIP t.p. (Zitkala-Ŝa) CIP forew. (Zitkala-Ŝa; b. 2/22/1876; married to Raymond Bonnin in 1902; known as Gertrude Bonnin) original t.p. (Zitkala-S̈a)

Iktomi and the ducks and other Sioux stories, c2004: CIP t.p. (Zitkala-Ša) p. vii (also called Gertrude Simmons before she married Raymond Bonnin)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

National Council of American Indians records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1704
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, personal history, and business papers of both Zitkala-S̈a and her husband, Raymond Bonnin, with the bulk focusing on Gertrude's activities. Zitkala-S̈a was a central figure in early twentieth century Indian reform, and this collection reflects her intensive involvement. She was instrumental in legislation favorable to Indians and spent a great deal of her time among the Native Americans in an attempt to educate and organize them for greater strength through unity....
Dates: 1926-1938