19th Amendment Outdoor Museum
Zitkála-á's legacy lives on as one of the most influential Native American activists of the
twentieth century. She left for history an influential theory of Indian resistance and a
crucial model for reform. Through her activism, Zitkála-Sá was able to make crucial
changes to education, health care, legal standing of Native American people and the
preservation of Indian culture.
Erected 2020 by Maren Conrad.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights
Location. 38° 34.54′ N, 121° 28.88′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of K Street and 19th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 K Street, Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Luella Johnston (here, next to this marker); Alice Dunbar Nelson (here, next to this marker); Lavinia Gertrude Watson (here, next to this marker); Jovita Idár (a few steps from this marker); María Amparo Ruiz de Burton (a few steps from this marker); Jeannette Rankin (a few steps from this marker); Julie Soderlund (a few steps from this marker); Clara Shortridge Foltz (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. This is one of nineteen markers that comprise the 19th Amendment Outdoor museum, erected in 2020 as part of the "I Vote" project, honoring suffragettes and their work.
Also see . . .
1. Zitkala-Sa (Wikipedia). "Zitkála-á (Lakota for Red Bird; February 22, 1876 – January 26, 1938), also known by her missionary-given and later married name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, was a Yankton Dakota writer, editor, translator, musician, educator, (Submitted on April 26, 2021.)
2. Zitkala-Sa (NativeAmericanWriters.com). (Submitted on April 26, 2021.)
3. Zitkála-á: Trailblazing American Indian Composer | Unladylike2020 | PBS (YouTube, 12 min.). (Submitted on April 26, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.