Hannah Whitall Smith: The Feminist Connections of a Holiness Icon
federal Indian policy in the 1930â€™s. While recognizing these negative results, it is also important to remember that without Quinton and Bonney, it is very likely that much more Native American territory would have been taken by laws Congress was considering, and neither citizenship, equality before the law, or funds for education were considered for compensation. In 1901, the Womenâ€™s National Indian Association allowed men to join and became the National Indian Association, working for Native American rights. Amelia Quinton went on to found some fifty missions among Native Americans providing resources to build homes, provide teachers, and establish libraries on reservations. In a time when most white Christians had little concern for Native American issues, Amelia Stone Quinton stands as a shining example of a Christian concerned for diversity and equal rights for Native Americans.
Robert A. Danielson