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Zitkála-Šá Bonnin

Zitkála-Šá (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin)

Interment LocationVisited 
Arlington, VANovember 9, 2021 

Fast Facts

Born: February 22, 1876 in Yankton Indian Reservation, Dakota Territory

Spouse: Raymond Talefase Bonnin (m. 1902-1938)

Died: January 29, 1938 in Washington, D.C.

Age: 61

Interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Sources Consulted and Further Reading

American Masters. 2020. Season 34, episode 4, “Unladylike2020: The Changemakers.” Directed by Charlotte Mangin and Sandra Rattley. Aired July 10, 2020, on PBS.

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