’83 years was a lot of time to cover’: Ada Deer discusses memoir, lifetime of work at UW

Historian and professor Theda Perdue thought she had read everything written by or about Ada Deer. Then, Deer’s late assistant passed away and, as her lawyer moved her property to Deer’s garage, Perdue discovered about 50 boxes containing papers from Deer’s tenure as the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs in the 1990s.

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