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Robert Allen Warrior


Robert Allen Warrior was born in Marion County, Kansas and is an Osage tribal member. He has had an extensive career as a writer and journalist, including serving as the New York correspondent for the Lakota Times. He also worked in television, including the Children's Television Workshop in New York. In 1995 he served as advisory board member for Academic Systems, Inc. , developing a
multimedia writing curriculum, and was a Contributing Editor for Wicazo Sa Review , Rapid City, South Dakota 1993. In 1991-93 he served on the Board of Governors for the Native American International Prize in Literature. In 1999, he became a visiting professor at Cornell University's Department of English and American Indian Program. He joined the faculty of the Oklahoma University english department in 2000.

Awards and Honors

1995-96 Deans Fellowship for junior faculty, Stanford University
1995-96 Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford, Calif.
1992 Native American Journalists Association, First Place Award, General Media Article


Online resources by or about Robert Allen Warrior:

Professor Robert Allen Warrior
Author: Robert Allen Warrior
Type: authorbio
Description: This is Warrior's faculty biography at Oklahoma University. It also includes a link to his homepage with contact information and a list of books he has authored.

Tracing American Indian Literary Traditions
Author: Stanford University News Service
Type: authorbio
Description: Interview with Robert Allen Warrior from the Stanford University News Service.

Books by Robert Allen Warrior:

Warrior, Robert Allen; Smith, Paul Chaat. Like a hurricane : the Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee
New York : New Press, 1996.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1565843169

Warrior, Robert Allen. Tribal secrets : recovering American Indian intellectual traditions
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1995.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

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