Deloria, Ella Cara

Deloria, Ella Cara (b. Anpetu Wastewin)

(1889–1971) Yankton Sioux scholar, writer; born in Wakpala, S.D. She worked with Franz Boas (1929) at her alma mater, Columbia University, on a study of Siouan language. Her most important books are Dakota Texts (1932), Speaking of Indians (1944), and the novel Waterlily (1988).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Deloria, Ella Cara. Author's Correspondence with Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot, Dakota Indian Foundation.