Winona LaDuke is a Native American writer, environmentalist, professor, and activist. She is part of the Anishinabe tribe, one of the largest tribes in North America. LaDuke's work primarily focuses on recovering land for the Anishinabe people. She was the vice presidential candidate on the Green party ticket with Ralph Nader in 1996 and 2000. LaDuke is the founder and director of the White Earth Recovery Land Project and the founder and cochair of the Indigenous Women's Network. She has received numerous awards and is known internationally for her commitment to American Indian people.

LaDuke was born in Los Angeles, California, to an Anishinabe father and Jewish mother. At a young age she moved to Ashland, Oregon, where she was raised. At the age of 18 ...

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