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Peggy Flanagan: Ogimaa Kwe, Lieutenant Governor (Minnesota Native American Lives)

This book is about Peggy Flanagan
Step into the remarkable journey of Peggy Flanagan in "Peggy Flanagan: Ogimaa Kwe, Lieutenant Governor," a pivotal addition to the Minnesota Native American Lives Series. Published on October 15, 2020, this biography unveils the life of Peggy Flanagan, a trailblazer and the first Native woman to hold a high elected statewide office in the United States. From her early realization of the misrepresentation of American Indian stories in education to her ascent to the second-highest office in Minnesota, Flanagan's story is a beacon of advocacy for indigenous rights, education equity, and racial justice. This book not only chronicles her dedicated efforts to reshape the narrative around Native peoples but also serves as an inspiration for elementary school readers to understand the power of representation and leadership in forging societal change. Join Flanagan's quest in making life better for all Minnesotans and explore how deep-rooted injustices can be challenged through persistence and resilience.
Published by Wise Ink Creative Publishing on October 15, 2020
64 pages
ISBN: 9781634893664
Best for readers in Elementary School
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