Native American civil rights activist who was called "the Rosa Parks of the American Indian Movement" and helped to lead the 1974 Boldt Decision.
She spent a lot of time in foster homes as a child due to a poor and difficult family life.
She worked as an editor for Survival News, which was a newsletter that documented the natives' side of the fish wars.
She was married and had two sons.
Marlon Brando is one of many celebrities who supported her cause.