Other Origin(s):American
Meaning:Red bird
Zitkala-Sa is a girl’s name of Native American origin that comes from the Lakota language and means “red bird.” Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Dakota writer, musician, and educator and is considered one of the most influential Native American activists of the 20th century. She wrote several works about her struggles with cultural identity and the challenges faced by Native Americans. She also co-founded the National Council of American Indians in 1926 to advocate for their rights and citizenship. With its rich and meaningful history, Zitkala-Sa is a beautiful choice to honor the beauty of Native American heritage. Names in the culture are often derived from the natural world. Inspire your little one to spread their wings and fly, spreading love and making a positive and beautiful impact on the world.

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