Angie Debo

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Birthday
30, 1890
Birthplace
Beattie, KS
Death Date
Feb 21, 1988 (98)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1890
Birthplace
Beattie, KS
Death Date
Feb 21, 1988 (98)

About

Historian who wrote many works about Indians and their relationship to U.S. settlers.

Before Fame

Her childhood raised on the Oklahoma Territory frontier and witnessing its gradual transformation informed her work.

Trivia

Her books pointed out the dispossession of land by the Native American Indians, and at least one, The Road to Disappearance, influenced a Supreme Court's decision about the rights of Indians.

Family Life

She was born in Beattie, Kansas and moved with her parents to the Oklahoma territory when she was nine.

Associated With

She was mentioned in a PBS Series American Experience, presented by another great historian David McCullough.