On this date in 1876, Zitkala Sa was born on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She would go on to write several books, including American Indian Stories, co-write the first Native American opera, and found the National Council of American Indians. She was also a talented musician – before becoming a writer and activist, she played the violin with the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston for two years.
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