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Grace Thorpe

World War II veteran, environmentalist, and Native rights activist

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Grace Thorpe was a World War II veteran, environmentalist, and Native rights activist. She served with the Women's Army Corps and received a Bronze Star Medal for her service as a Corporal in the New Guinea campaign. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and the Antioch School of Law, and went on to become a tribal district court judge. In 1999, she received a Nuclear-Free Future Award for her opposition to storing toxic and radioactive waste on indigenous land.

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University of Tennessee

Public university in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States