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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • La Flesche, Susette Originally Inshta Theumba ("Bright Eyes”). 1854-1903. Native American writer and lecturer. Her work helped bring about more favorable U.S. government policies toward Native Americans.

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