Women Elders' Life Stories of the Omaha Tribe: Macy, by Wynne L. Summers

By Wynne L. Summers

Eleanor Baxter, Alice Saunsoci, and Hawate (Wenona Caramony) are woman elders of the Omaha Tribe in Macy, within the northeast nook of Nebraska. All 3 grew up at the Omaha reservation, moved away in later existence, and held careers open air the reservation. but all again to their neighborhood, bringing the abilities they discovered within the “white international” and the data they received as young ones from their very own elders to give a contribution to the overall healthiness of the Omaha people.

Eleanor Baxter used to be previously the Omaha tribal chair, the 1st girl to serve during this skill, and remains to be politically lively; Alice Saunsoci is a language instructor on the Nebraska Indian group collage; and Hawate assists the Omaha neighborhood as an educator and language instructor. With a balanced specialize in conventional tradition and sleek good fortune, every one of those 3 ladies publications the tribe in her personal method towards a greater knowing of what it potential to be Omaha.
 
In this poetic account, Wynne L. Summers provides those women’s lives of their personal voices, giving business enterprise to their stories either off and on the reservation.

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