Upcoming Estate Sales - Fine Estate, Inc.
Our Next Showroom Sale Friday, Feb. 12 – Monday Feb. 15 10:00am – 5:00pm 502 Irwin St. San Rafael, CA. Please Note: Due to Covid 19 health concerns and out of an abundance of caution we will admit just ten shoppers at a time. We experimented with appointment only sales, but for various reasons some … Upcoming Estate Sales Read More »
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In 1925, the National Geographic Society didn't admit women, so Harriet Chalmers Adams, adventurer and female badass, founded the Society of Woman Geographers. She was regarded as the foremost woman explorer of her time, traveling to Latin American, eventually writing about her travels for National Geographic magazine. She proved that women had the same moxie, the same adventurous spirit, and the same fortitude to see the world as any man!
Zitkala-Ša or 'Red bird' (1876–1938), the child of a full-blood Yankton Sioux, was born in 1876 on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and raised in a tipi on the Missouri River until age 12. She went to a Quaker missionary school for Indians, under the missionary-given name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, eventually becoming a teacher, musician, author and activist.
Christine Quintasket, (Mourning Dove) 1888-1936. Mourning Dove was a Salish Indian. Her father was a member of the Okanogan Indians but he left his wife and family. She was the first Native American Woman to write and publish novels.
Inuit woman, Nowadluk, with long hair
Image No: ND-1-56 Title: Inuit woman, Nowadluk, (also known as Nora) with long/loose hair, Nome (?), Alaska. Date: 1903 Format of original: glass negative : b&w ; 8" x 10" Photographer/Illustrator: Lomen Brothers, Nome, Alaska Remarks: Studio portrait. Nowadluk from Cape Prince of Wales. Wearing decorative/bead headband. Subject(s): Inuit - Clothing / Inuit - Women / Inuit - Personalities / Inuit - Beadwork Order this photo from Glenbow…