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Paula Gunn Allen

Paula Gunn Allen, Laguna Pueblo/Sioux/Scots/Lebanese poet, philosopher, scholar, and teacher, was born in Cubero, New Mexico, in 1939. She received her doctorate from the University of New Mexico in 1976; her dissertation evolved into a major work of cultural criticism, "The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions". Two volumes of her poetry, "Skins and Bones" and "Life Is a Fatal Disease", were published by West End Press. She completed the manuscript for this book a...See more