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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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Born September 10, 1938 (1938-09-10) (ageĀ 82)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Lecturer, writer
  • Feminism
  • Native-American rights
Notable works
  • An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (book)
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (born September 10, 1938) is an American indigenous rights activist, feminist writer, and historian. She is known for her 1977 book The Great Sioux Nation.

She is Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Hayward. Since retiring from university teaching, she has been lecturing widely and writing.

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