Kevin Abourezk

Kevin Abourezk

Kevin Abourezk is Deputy Managing Editor of Indian Country Today

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - Ada Deer () with Gwen Moore and Ben Wikler onstage during the WisDems 2023 Convention on June 10, 2023 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images for Democratic Party of Wisconsin)

 ‘Force of nature’ Ada Deer dies at 88

By: - August 17, 2023

This story originally appeared in Indian Country Today. Reprinted with permission. Ada Deer, a “force of nature” and a legendary figure whose life and accomplishments are woven into the social and political fabric of Indian Country, died Tuesday night. Deer, 88, was the first Native American woman to run for statewide office and only the […]