Fab Five

“Fab Five” Monthly Biographies: Native American Women Making History

This November and every month, the Museum uplifts and celebrates the histories and contributions of Native American women. Learn more about writer and activist Susette La Flesche Tibbles (Omaha), pilot Bessie Coleman (of Cherokee descent, pictured), ballerina Maria Tallchief (Osage Nation), 23rd Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (Muscogee Creek), and activist and author Winona LaDuke (member of the Mississippi Band Anishinaabeg of the White Earth reservation) in this months “Fab Five.”