Native American Authors

Glenn J. Twist , 1917-1995


Glenn Twist was a membe r of the First Families of the TwinTerritories
and was also a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he fought a campaign of reform against corrupton and won a seat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. His written stories of the Cherokee are drawn from those he heard as a child from older family members.

Awards and Honors

Louis Littlecoon Oliver Memorial Prose Award


Online resources by or about Glenn J. Twist:

Glenn Jennings Twist Biography
Author: Betty Thomas Finger
Type: authorbio
Description: Full biography for Glenn J. Twist, a Cherokee author, WWII veteran, and former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

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