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Sallie Bluejacket

(1844-1924)

  • Member of the Shawnees
  • Attended mission school, now Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site
  • There she learned to sew, wash, and cook while boys worked in the shop and on the farm
  • She married and lived in Johnson County, continuing her Shawnee traditions while adopting those of the white society

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