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MAKERS DECEMBER: Reflection

MAKERS December Reflection

"The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back." - Sarah Orne Jewett

As we turn the corner into December, we look back on 2013 and reflect on the road we traveled.

It's been an incredibly exciting year for MAKERS and women in general. In February, our three-hour documentary on the last 50 years of the women's movement, MAKERS: Women Who Make America, premiered on PBS and by August we hit a major milestone: 200 trailblazing women's stories on MAKERS.com. 

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Native American Heroines Past and Present (Photo Gallery)

Native American Heroines

For so many of us, Thanksgiving means family, food and football. In fact, most schools teach children that Thanksgiving marks the day that Pilgrims met welcoming Indians with whom they exchanged food and traditions.

The history of Native Americans and the settlers, however, is not so simple. At the hands of those who came to conquer and control new lands, America's indigenous peoples were nearly wiped out. There was war; there was disease; and to this day, Native Americans are still fighting for their voices to be heard.   

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