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Karen Coody Cooper
, 1946-


Karen Coody Cooper is a museum professional, author, poet, and finger weaver. She received her Masters of Liberal Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Her museum career has focused on “battling stereotypes and misinformation about American Indians,” and she now offers her expertise as a museum consultant. She is co-editor of the 2011 Cherokee Writers from the Flint Hills of Oklahoma.

Awards and Honors

1989 Kidger Award for Excellence in History Education, New England History Teachers

Oklahoma Writers Federation 2010 Best Book of Poetry (for Fault Line: Vulnerable Landscapes )


Online resources by or about Karen Coody Cooper:

Karen Coody Cooper
Author: Karen Coody Cooper
Type: authorbio
Description: The author’s personal website, with information about her book, museum work, poetry, and finger weaving.

URL: http://www.karencoodycooper.com

Books by Karen Coody Cooper:

Cooper, Karen Coody. Fault Line: Vulnerable Landscapes
Soddenbank Press.
Genre: Poetry
Language: English
Audience: Adult

Cooper, Karen Coody. Spirited Encounters: American Indian Protests of Museum Policies and Practices
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, 2008.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-7591-1088-5

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