Famous Speech Friday: Sarah Winnemucca’s San Francisco lectures

The last time the Malheur region of Oregon made the national news, it was the 19th century, and it was yet another story of armed occupation and mistrust. The Paiute people living on the Malheur Reservation were caught in the middle of a 1878 war between the Bannock people and the U.S. military, during which a young Paiute woman called Sarah Winnemucca worked as a translator and diplomat. (Read the full story)