PLEASE do not sign any petitions at change.org anymore AND share !!! http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/23/1149092/-Change-org-sells-out-progressive-movement _Jeff Bryant, Aaron Krager and Ryan Grim (of HuffPo) broke a big story about a complete "rebranding" of Change.org complete with leaked internal documents. Matt Browner Hamlin also has a good piece on ideology. If you haven't heard about this yet I'd encourage you to read their stories first as I wanted to dive into a key point here
Zitkala-Sa was born Feb. 22, 1876, on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She was instrumental in the creation of the Indian Welfare Committee within the General Federation of Women's Clubs of America, and as its research agent she participated in a 1923 investigation that exposed the widespread corruption associated with white guardianships of Indian properties and oil leases in Oklahoma.