Tracy Morrison

Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs

In 1883, Sarah Winnemucca was the first Native American woman to publish an autobiography “Life Among the Paiutes, Their Wrongs and Claims” documenting the first 40 years of experiences between her people and European settlers. Polly Bemis was shipped to America by the slave trade, and became a free woman after many years of servitude. Kittie Wilkins, the Horse Queen of Idaho, was the only woman horse breeder of her time who supplied thousands of horses all over North America. Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs, presents brief introduction stories followed by original songs recognizing historical Idaho women.