• When I think of my past life, and the bitter trials I have endured, I can scarcely believe I live, and yet I do; and, with the help of Him who notes the sparrow’s fall, I mean to fight for my down-trodden race while life lasts.

    Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (1883). “Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims”, p.6, University of Nevada Press