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Doris Leader Charge
Birth: May 4, 1930, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 2001
Mission
Todd County
South Dakota, USA

Lakota Sioux Linguist, Actress. Doris Leader Charge was born on the Rosebud Reservation. She translated the script for "Dances With Wolves" into Lakota and also appeared in the film as Pretty Shield, wife of Ten Bears. A special guest at the Academy Awards, she translated screenwriter Michael Blake's acceptance speech into the Lakota language. She taught Lakota studies for more than 28 years at Sinte Gleska University in Mission, South Dakota while raising six children.
 (bio by: Shiver) 
 
Burial:
Holy Innocents Cemetery
Parmelee
Todd County
South Dakota, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Nov 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8072171
Doris Leader Charge
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