Not all women in the U.S. gained the right to vote 100 years ago. Indigenous women were among those who remained disenfranchised even after 1920's ratification of the 19th Amendment.
Mary Jane Oatman will discuss Indigenous Women, Voting Rights and Citizenship in an online talk at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 organized by the Latah County Historical Society. Oatman calls herself a mitochondrial matriarch of the Nimiipuu people and is an advocate for a return to ancestral knowledge systems. Shell discuss indigenous perspectives of the womens suffrage movement. A link for the talk is on the societys website at www.latahcountyhistoricalsociety.org.