Ladonna Harris

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Date of Interview

2011-03-08

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Harris, Ladonna

Biographical Text

Ladonna Harris is a Comanche Native American social activist and politician from Oklahoma. In addition, she is the founding member of Common Cause and the National Urban Coalition. Harris is also the president of the group Americans for Indian Opportunity. She had been an outspoken advocate on the agendas of the civil rights, feminist, environmental and world peace movements.

Duration

03:11:34

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Civil rights workers;
Political activists--United States;
Comanche Indians;
Politicians--United States--Oklahoma;
National Urban Coalition (U.S.);
Americans for Indian Opportunity;
Harris, Ladonna--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Native American; Comanche; Culture; Assimilation; Senator Joseph Tydings; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; Baby boom generation; Stereotypes; Ethel Kennedy; Kerry Kennedy.

Files

Citation

“Ladonna Harris ,” Digital Collections, accessed November 16, 2019, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/960.

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