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The blog companion to the Native American Village, the free community and careers site for indigenous peoples, part of the Multicultural Villages network.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Paula Gunn Allen: "A woman of great words"

MariJo Moore writes in Indian Country Today of the passing last month of Native literary lioness, Paula Gunn Allen. Gunn Allen was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2004. In this insightful life's review, the author links Gunn Allen's womanist writings to the history of her people, the Cherokees, and their pre-Columbian tradition of strong, powerful women.