Alice Cunningham Fletcher


Alice Cunningham Fletcher born Havana, Cuba March 15, 1838 (d. 1923). American anthropologist; Indian rights reformer; chronicler of Indian peacemaking. Convinced Congress to pass Omaha land allotment, 1882.


"‘Not all white men are bad, there are some good ones.’ He [Wajapa] replied, ‘Perhaps so, a few.’ I responded, ‘I don’t wonder that you think them all bad, your people have been wronged by white men.’" (Diary, Sep. 21, 1881; photo Wikipedia)