Collection: Teachers >
Soraya Tarzi1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.
Savitribai PhuleIn fighting the bias of the caste system to spread education, this woman brought knowledge to girls across India.
Princess PyeonggangThis princess held her father to his word in the most unexpected way: by demanding to marry the stupidest man in Korea.
Collection: Journalists >
Ida B. WellsOne of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Isabelle EberhardtThis undefinable adventurer's life burnt bright but short: a wildcard of the Algerian revolution, she survived an assassination attempt by sabre, and died in a freak desert flood.
Elizabeth Bisland12 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 Many thanks to the Mescalero Apache Tribe for looking this over and okaying it for online publication! If you’re interested in the book, you can find details on it here, and buy it here! The telling of Gouyen’s story comes from Eve Ball’s interview of May Peso... Read more »
Collection: Artists >