Every act of his life is, in a very real sense, a religious act.
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|Birth:||19th February, 1858|
|Death:||8th January, 1939|
|Profession:||Lecturer, Physician, Social Worker, Writer|
Charles Alexander Eastman was born in Near Redwood Falls, Minnesota. He was an American physician, lecturer, social worker and writer. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association. He is considered the first Native American author to write American history from the Native point of view. Eastman first attended Beloit College and Knox colleges; he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1887. He went on to medical school at Boston University, where he graduated in 1889 and was among the first Native Americans to be certified as a European-style doctor.
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