Bright Eyes or Inshtatheamba (Susette LaFlesche), (1854-1903)
Inshtatheamba, or Bright Eyes, was a writer, lecturer, teacher and civil rights advocate from the Omaha Indian tribe. The daughter of Joseph LaFlesche, or Iron Eye, an Omaha chief, and Mary Gale, or The One Woman, Bright Eyes is best known for her efforts on behalf of Standing Bear and the Ponca Indians, who were illegally imprisoned by the U.S. government. Bright Eyes received her teaching degree from the Elizabeth Institute, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In 1881 she married an abolitionist, journalist, and advocate for Indian rights, Thomas Henry Tibbles.
- 1880 circa 5 years
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