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Leeanne Root


Articles by Leeanne Root

Who Was Richard Oakes?

History

Who Was Richard Oakes?

Richard Oakes had a huge impact on the fight for Native rights—from establishing one of the first American Indian studies programs to the Occupation of Alcatraz Island.
A Wild History of Echinacea

Culture

A Wild History of Echinacea

According to the a new book, "Echinacea angustifolia, also known as Echinacea or the purple coneflower, has been the most widely used medicinal plant of the Plains Indians in North America."