Native American Activist and Environmentalist
A member of the Anishinaabe nation, she filed lawsuits to recover lands withheld from Native American communities, reminding the nation of long-standing wrongs.
I might've include one more Native woman. Wilma Mankiller would've been an obvious choice. But for such a small population, 1 of 118 is a fair percentage.
For more on the subject, see Warrant Issued for LaDuke and LaDuke on Colbert Report.