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Owanah Anderson, 1926-


Owanah Anderson was born in 1926. Her main priority in life has been to help to advance the status of American Indian and Alaska Native women. In order to realize these goals, she founded and directed the Ohoyo Resource Center in 1979 and served as its director. Anderson also served as chairperson of the National Committee on Indian Work in 1979-80 and was a member of President’s Carter’s Advisory Committee on Women from 1978-1981.

Awards and Honors

Anne Roe Award from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.


Online resources by or about Owanah Anderson:

Owanah Anderson Retiring: Indian leader bestows gifts at gathering in her honor
Author: Cathy Zollo
Type: authorbio
Description: Article from the March 1998 issue of Episcopal Life.

URL: http://ecusa.anglican.org/episcopal-life/gifts.html

Books by Owanah Anderson:

Anderson, Owanah. 400 years : Anglican/Episcopal mission among American Indians
Cincinnati, Ohio : Forward Movement Publications, 1997.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0880281820

Anderson, Owanah. Resource guide of American Indian and Alaskan Native women
Newton, Mass : Women’s Educational Equity Action Publishing Ctr., 1980.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

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