Native American Authors
Mary Brave Bird
Mary Brave Bird (aka Mary Crow Dog) was born in 1953, on the Rosebud reservation in South Dakota. She is known for her autobiographies Lakota Woman and Ohitika Woman. She is a political activist and joined the American Indian Movement (AIM) in 1971.
Awards and Honors
American Book Award in 1991
(Photo courtesy of Facts on File, American Historical Images on File: The Native American Experience
Online resources by or about Mary Brave Bird:
A Conversation With Mary Brave Bird
Author: Interviewed by Christopher Wise and R. Todd Wise
Description: An interview from American Indian Quarterly [ 24.3 (2000) 482-493.]
Books by Mary Brave Bird:
Brave Bird, Mary. Lakota woman
New York : G. Weidenfeld, 1990.
Brave Bird, Mary. Ohitika woman
New York : Grove Press, 1993.
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