Ada Deer

Ada Deer (born 1935) is a Native American advocate and scholar who served as head of the United States' Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1993 to 1997.

Read more about Ada Deer:  Background, Native American Advocacy, Political Efforts, Educational Career, Notable Achievements, Past National Board Service

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Native American Self-determination - Leaders of The Self-determination Movement - Land Reclamation and Anti-termination - Ada Deer
... Ada Deer (b ... In the 1960s, Deer helped mobilize her tribe to oppose the government's termination policies in relation to American Indian tribes, and ultimately succeeded ... By 1972, Deer had gained support for her tribe’s movement, and many governors, senators, and congressman gave her and the Menominee tribe their full-fledged ...

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