Laduke, Winona

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LADUKE, Winona

LADUKE, Winona. American, b. 1959. Genres: Novels. Career: Social activist for the Chippewa people, MN. Worked as principal at a reservation school; founder, White Earth Land Recovery Project, c. 1988; leader of opposition to James Bay hydroelectric projects; founder and board co-chair, Indigenous Womens' Network; arrested during protest, 1994; organizer and host, Indigo Girls (music group) national "Honor the Earth" tour, 1995; member of board of directors, GreenPeace, USA, 1991-; program officer, Native American controlled foundation. Publications: Last Standing Woman, 1997. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: White Earth Land Recovery Project, PO Box 327, White Earth, MN 56591, U.S.A.