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Alice Fletcher

  • [On the northeastern Native tribes:] ... the woman owns her horses, dogs, and all the lodge equipment; children own their own articles; and parents do not control the possessions of their children ... A wife is as independent as the most independent man in our midst.

    • Alice Fletcher,
    • 1888, in Wilma Mankiller, Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women ()

Alice Fletcher, U.S. ethnologist, suffragist

(1838 - 1923)

Full name: Alice Cunningham Fletcher.