Anna Mae Aquash


Anna Mae Aquash (née Pictou) born Nova Scotia, Canada March 27, 1945 (d. 1975). Canadian First Nations leader; member of Micmac tribe; teacher with American Indian Movement. Led Trail of Broken Treaties March, 1972; occupied Bureau of Indian Affairs. Took part in armed occupation protests of Kenora and Gresham, 1974-75. A murder victim, her body was found in South Dakota, 1976.