Esther Louise Georgette Deer
Esther Louise Georgette Deer (c. 1891 – 1992) was a Native American dancer and singer. She was of the Mohawk tribe. She performed under the name Princess White Deer as part of The Famous Deer Brothers, a family stage act, which toured the United States, Europe and South Africa. She returned to America as the country was preparing to enter World War I, and participated in war bond rallies, where she was noticed by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.. She joined his Ziegfeld Follies, and became one of its principal artists. She also lobbied to have the rights of Native Americans recognized in America.
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- "Princess White Deer: Performer". Playbill Vault. Playbill Inc. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
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