Indigenous Peoples' Day Featuring Eliza "Lyda" Burton Conley

Hello and welcome to the Record of the Week! In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, this week's record travels to Kansas City and features Wyandotte Tribe of Kansas member, Lyda Burton Conley!  Aside from her remarkable work as a lawyer, Conley became known as the first Native American woman to represent herself in a U.S. Supreme Court case to protect Huron Indian Cemetery. Click here check out this week's Record and learn more about Lyda Burton Conley!

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Lyda Burton Conley
 
Lyda Burton Conley