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Paula Gunn Allen
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birth date October 24, 1939; death date May 29, 2008
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"Paula Gunn Allen (October 24, 1939 – May 29, 2008) was a Native American poet, literary critic, lesbian activist, and novelist. Of mixed-race European-American and Native American descent, she identified with the Laguna Pueblo of her childhood years, the culture in which she'd grown up. She drew from its oral traditions for her fiction and poetry, and also wrote numerous essays on its themes. She edited four collections of Native American traditional stories and contemporary works, and wrote two biographies of Native American women. In addition to her literary work, in 1986 she published a major study on the role of women in American Indian traditions, arguing that Europeans had de-emphasized the role of women in their accounts of native life because of their own patriarchal societies. It stimulated other scholarly work by feminist and Native American writers."--Wikipedia entry for Paula Gunn Allen (viewed September 7, 2016) at permanent link URL https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Paula_Gunn_Allen&oldid=720598915



Artist’s physical folder is filed alphabetically in the Native American Artists Resource Collection under the following name:
Allen, Paula Gunn
Found 31 record(s)
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. "Paula Gunn Allen Comes for Endowed Lecture" . v. 6, no. 1, Winter, 1989. La Tertulia.
. Native American Authors: Winter 1988/89 Book List. Greenfield Center N.Y.: Greenfield Review Press. 1988.1988
Allen Paula Gunn, ed. Spider Woman's Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writings By Native American Women. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press. 1989.1989
Allen Paula Gunn. From The Center, A Folio: Native American Art and Poetry. New York, Strawberry Press. 1981.1981
Allen Paula Gunn. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering The Feminine In American Indian Traditions. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press. 1986.1986
Allen, Paula Gunn. "A Trick of Light". Yellow Medicine Review, spring 2017. 2017.22-232017Poem. Originally appeared in the spring 2008 issue of Yellow Medicine Review.
Allen, Paula Gunn. "Deer Woman". In: Lesley, Craig and Katheryn Stavrakis (editors). Talking Leaves: Contemporary Native American Short Stories. New York, New York: Laurel. 1991.1-111991Includes biographical notes.
Allen, Paula Gunn. Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine Woman's Source Book. Boston: Beacon Press. 1991.1991
Allen, Paula Gunn and Patricia Clark Smith. As Long As the Rivers Flow: the Stories of Nine Native Americans. New York, New York: Scholastic Press. 1996.1996
Allen, Paula Gunn. . "Star Child: Poems". v. 27, no. 2. Blue Cloud Quarterly.
Allen, Paula Gunn. Columbus and Beyond: Views From Native Americans. Tucson, Ariz.: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association. 1992.1992
Allen, Paula Gunn. Studies In American Literature: Critical Essays and Course Design. New York: Modern Language Association of America. 1993.1993
Allen, Paula Gunn. The Woman Who Owned The Shadows. San Francisco: Spinsters/Aunt Lute. 1986.1986
Balassi, William, John F. Crawford, and Annie O. Eysturoy (editors). This Is about Vision: Interviews with Southwestern Writers. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press. 1990.95-1081990Includes writers Frank Waters, Frances Gilmore, Tony Hillerman, Edward Abbey, N. Scott Momaday, Margaret Randall, Rudolfo Anaya, Paula Gunn Allen, Mark Medoff, John Nichols, Pat Mora, Linda Hogan, Denise Chavez, Joy Harjo, Jimmy Santiago Baca, and Luci Tapahonso. In series, New America Studies in the American West.
Bataille, Gretchen M. Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland Press. 1985.3-81985
Champagne, Duane, ed. The Native North American Almanac: A Reference Work on Native North Americans in the United States and Canada. Detroit: Gale Research Inc. 1993.999-10001993
Colonnese, Tom and Louis Owens. American Indian Novelists. New York: Garland Press. 1985.1985
Felver, Christopher (photographer), Simon J. Ortiz (writer of foreword), and Linda Hogan (writer of introduction). Tending the Fire: Native Voices & Portraits. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press. 2017.8-9, 2072017Includes index and alphabetical list of contributors with biographical sketches for the following Native voices: Francisco X. Alarcón, Sherman Alexie, Indira Allegra, Paula Gunn Allen, Crisosto Apache, Annette Arkeketa, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Dennis Banks, Jim Barnes, Kimberly L. Becker, Duane Big Eagle, Sherwin Bitsui, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Lauralee Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, Allison Hedge Coke, Travis Coke, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Jonny Cournoyer, Alice Crow Crow-Maar'aq, Lucille Lang Day, Susan Deer Cloud, Ramona Emerson, Heid E. Erdrich, Louise Erdrich, Pura Fé, Jennifer Elise Foerster, Eric Gansworth, Diane Glancy, Jewelle "Still Water" Gomez, Rain Prud'homme-Cranford Goméz, Sequoyah Guess, Q.R. Hand Jr., Joy Harjo, Lance David Henson, Trace L. Hentz, Inés Hernández-Avila, Charles Allan "Charlie" Hill, Roberta J. Hill, Geary Hobson, Linda Hogan, LeAnne Howe, Andrew Jolivétte, em jollie, Joan Naviyuk Kane, Maurice Kenny, Bruce King, Sharmagne Leland-
Glancy, Diane. Claiming Breath. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press. 1992.1992
Green, Rayna, ed. Women In American Indian Society. New York: Chelsea Publishing. 1992.23, 49, 921992
Hanson, Elizabeth I. Paula Gunn Allen. Boise, Idaho: Boise State University. 1990.1990
Hirschfelder, Arlene, ed. Native Heritage: Personal Accounts by American Indians: 1790 to the Present. New York: MacMillan. 1995.18-191995
Hobson, Geary, ed. The Remembered Earth: An Anthology of Contemporary Native American Literature. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 1988.191-193, 217-2391988
Jensen, Jean N. One Foot on the Rockies: Women and Creativity in the Modern American West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 1995.321995
Jojola, Lloyd. "Indian Writer Led Groundbreaking Work in Native Literature". Tuesday, June 10, 2008. Albuquerque Journal.F4Newspaper article
Lippard, Lucy R. ~Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America. New York, New York: Pantheon Books. 1990.1091990Includes bibliographical references and index.
Markowitz, Harvey (editor). American Indian Biographies. Pasadena, California: Salem Press. 1999.41999
Sapin, Beverly and Doris Seale, ed. Books Without Bias: Through Indian Eyes. Berkeley: Oyate. 1988.44-451988
Sonneborn, Liz. A to Z of Native American Women. New York, New York: Facts on File. 1998.3-41998In series: Encyclopedia of Women
Vizenor, Gerald, ed. Native American Literature: A Bried Introduction and Anthology. New York: Harper Collins College Publishers. 1995.1995
Wikipedia contributors. "Paula Gunn Allen". In: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/). URL permanent link: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Paula_Gunn_Allen&oldid=720598915. 5/16/2016.5/16/2016View

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