Princess White Deer: A Woman, a Mohawk, and a Legend

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Princess White Deer: A Woman, a Mohawk, and a Legend

December 10th, 2017
VanKirk Homestead Museum
336 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871
973-726-0883 Email

Event Description

Sparta Historical Society features Esther Deer, known as Princess White Deer, the grand-daughter of a hereditary chief, and the most successful and talented Mohawk entertainer. With a career that spans from Wild West Shows to the Russian stage to Vaudeville, Ziegfeld, and to the footpaths of Broadway, Esther Deer was a remarkable and fascinating modern career woman for any century. The Van Kirk Homestead fall exhibit will display in intimate look at her life, career and activism of Native and American causes. Open from 1 - 4 pm with 2 pm talk.

FINAL DAY OF EXHIBIT