Leah Katherine Hicks Manning


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(1917–1979) Leah Katherine Hicks Manning was instrumental in the development and passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act. Manning, a Shoshone-Paiute, was born in Reno, Nevada, and attended high school in Oklahoma. She was educated at Bacone Indian Junior College at Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Keuka College for Women in New York, becoming a fourth-grade teacher at an American Indian school. She studied social work at the University of Chicago, practiced in Los Angeles after World War II, and became a part-time social worker with the United Presbyterian Church.


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