Richard Oakes:Native American Activist

Richard Oakes: Native American activist, best known for leading the occupation of the obsolete Alcatraz prison Richard Oakes was a Native American activist best known for leading the occupation of the obsolete Alcatraz prison, famous for changing the history of indigenous peoples’ rights. Oakes is a member of the Mohawk tribe and was born in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. He was a Mohawk Native American activist who had a significant influence on … Read more

Eva Ekeblad: Swedish Aristocrat and Agronomist

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Who is Eva Ekeblad: Eva Ekeblad was a Swedish Countess, salon host, agronomist, and scientist. She was widely known for discovering how to make alcohol and flour from potatoes in 1746. She was born on July 10, 1924. Eva Ekeblad was born aristocratic and in 1741, at the age of 16, she married the politician Count Cress Cresson Ekeblad. The following year, the couple had the first children of seven children. Eva oversaw several family … Read more

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