Collection: Indigenous Peoples >
Sophie MorigeauThe only use this Canadian badass had for pretty pink bows was to adorn her own rib — which she amputated from her own body after an accident.
JanequeoWhen her husband was killed by conquistadors, this native Chilean showed the Spanish what "fight like a woman" really means.
WungalaWhen she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Collection: Politicians >
HatshepsutOne of the greatest pharaohs to ever live, she built up Egypt so much that a generations-long sustained effort to erase her from history couldn't do the trick.
Tamar of GeorgiaSaint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.
AmarideviTo ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Collection: Dancers >