Compassionate Woman: The Life and Legacy of Patricia Locke

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Baha'i Pub., 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 226 pages
Compassionate Woman is the biography of a woman of Lakota and Chippewa heritage who was the winner of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1991 for her work to save tribal languages that were becoming extinct throughout the United States. Locke was the first American Indian to serve as a senior officer on the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, and she was posthumously inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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About the author (2011)

John Kolstoe is the author of several books, essays, and articles about the Baha'i Faith and various aspects of its teachings. He worked for ten years in the education field, including positions at the primary, secondary, college, and graduate level. Three of those years were spent living and teaching in a First Nations village in Alaska. He has also worked extensively in the field of group decision-making and consulting. He is the father of four adopted children and lives with his wife, Janet, in Montana.

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