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Deer, Ada, 1935 --

Deer, Ada, 1935 -- | Wisconsin Historical Society

Menominee Indian activist; lobbied to restore reservation status to the Menominee tribe in Wisconsin, Menominee Tribal Chair, 1975-1977, Univ. of Wisconsin faculty member, 1977-present; head of the bureau of Indian Affairs in the U. S. Dept. of Interior, 1993-1997.

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[Source:; Wisconsin Woman: a Gifted Heritage. (The American Association of University Women, 1982)Wisconsin Woman: a Gifted Heritage. The American Association of University Women, 1982.]