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Indigenous Honor First Female Native American Killed In Combat

 


Over 3,000 Native American athletes have paid tribute to Quartermaster Lori Piestewa, the first Indigenous female U.S. soldier to be killed in combat, on the 15th anniversary of her death.

The legacy of the 23-year-old Hopi woman lived on with the Saturday celebration of the 2018 Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games, which brings together over 50 Native American communities.

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Indigenous-Honor-First-Female-Native-American-Killed-In-Combat-20180721-0022.html

 

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