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Rayna Diane Green, 1942-


Rayna Green was born 1942, in Dallas, Texas. She received her Ph.D from the Indiana University, Bloomington in 1973. She says that she writes mainly to put the record straight about Indians and she says she feels the same thing about truth whenever it is found. She is associated with the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History.

Awards and Honors

Smithsonian Fellow, 1970
Fellow of National Research Council, 1982.
Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year (Recording – CD/Audiocassette) Award, 1998 (for Heartbeat.


Books by Rayna Diane Green:

Green, Rayna Diane. The British Museum encyclopedia of native North America
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999.
Genre: Reference
ISBN: 0253335973

Green, Rayna Diane. Native American women : a contextual biography
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1983.
Genre: Bibliography
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0253339766

Green, Rayna Diane. That’s what she said : contemporary poetry and fiction by Native American women
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1984.
Genre: Anthology
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0253358558

Green, Rayna Diane. Women in American Indian society
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1992.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1555467342

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