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Sarah Winnemucca
The life of Sarah Winnemucca is portrayed by Alexandra Voorhess. Sarah Winnnemucca was an advocate for preserving the culture of her heritage, the Paiutes. She started a school to help the Paiutes save their language and be assimilated into the "white people's culture".She acted as interpreter in arbitrations and visited, then, President Rutherford Hayes to address the many wrongs against the Paiutes. This clip and a longer version of the life of Sarah Winnemucca was produced by Women of Diversity Productions,Inc. www.womenofdiversity,org www.nevadawomensvirtualcenter.org

Category: Videos of Women Community Advocates & Service
Video Date: June 08 2011
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