By LaDonna Harris, H. Henrietta Stockel
This ebook is the unforgettable tale of a Comanche lady who has turn into the most influential, encouraged, and decided local americans in politics. LaDonna Harris used to be born on a Comanche allotment in southern Oklahoma within the Thirties. From her earliest years, she was once immersed in a global of resistance, reform, and political motion. because the spouse of Senator Fred R. Harris, LaDonna used to be actively concerned with political advising, campaigning, and networking. now not content material to stay within the historical past, LaDonna turned a widely known political determine in her personal correct, serving at the nationwide Indian possibilities Council as President Lyndon B. Johnson’s appointee and dealing beside such impressive political figures as Hubert Humphrey, Robert Kennedy, and Sargent Shriver. In 1980 she grew to become the vice-presidential nominee for the environmentalist Citizen’s occasion. Her tale presents a witty and important American Indian insider’s view of recent nationwide political scenes.