(1854 - 1903)
Yosette La Flesche (Suzette) Tibbles was active/lived in Nebraska. Susette Tibbles is known for illustration and painting.
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Biography Yosette Tibbles
In 1854 "Bright Eyes" or the Omaha name "Instha Theamba" was born in Bellevue, Nebraska to Joseph La Flesche "Iron Eye" or "Instramaza" (1822-1889) and Mary Gale (1829-1909) "The One Woman" or "Hinnuagsnun" from the Omaha tribe.
La Flesche was educated in the mission school until fifteen when she attended four years of college at Elizabeth, New Jersey. In 1873 she returned to teach at the reservation school. She was known for her interpretive work for the Ponca tribe in the habeas corpus case where she met her future husband, Thomas H. Tibbles. He was a reporter for a Nebraska newspaper. They married in 1882.
Susette "Bright Eyes" traveled for many years lecturing in Europe and the United States pleading the cause of the Na
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