#19819 Overall Influence

Paula Gunn Allen

Native American writer

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Paula Gunn Allen was a Native American poet, literary critic, activist, professor, and novelist. Of mixed-race European-American, Native American, and Arab-American descent, she identified with her mother's people, the Laguna Pueblo and childhood years. She drew from its oral traditions for her fiction 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.

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University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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#1774 World Rank
Literature