American Indian Women's Activism in the 1960s and 1970s

@article{Langston2003AmericanIW,
  title={American Indian Women's Activism in the 1960s and 1970s},
  author={Donna Langston},
  journal={Hypatia},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={114 - 132}
}
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