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Pocahontas Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat

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ISBN-10: 0060730609

ISBN-13: 9780060730604

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paula Gunn Allen

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List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Of Laguna Pueblo and Sioux descent, Allen was one of the best-known Native American writers and critics and cousin to another, Leslie Marmon Silko. She was born in Grants, New Mexico, on October 24, 1939. She received a bachelor's degree in English in 1966 and a master's degree of fine arts in creative writing in 1968 from the University of Oregon and a doctorate in American studies in 1975 from the University of New Mexico. She taught at numerous schools during her lifetime including San Francisco State, University of California at Berkeley and University of California at Los Angeles. She wrote 17 books including volumes of her own poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. She also edited important…    

Acknowledgments
Chronology
Oo-maa'o / Introduction
Apowa / Dream-Vision
Pocahontas / Mischief
Manito Aki / Faerie
Apook / The Esteemed Weed
Tapacoh / At the End of the Day
John Rolfe's Letter to Master Thomas Dale
John Smith's Letter to Queen Anne
Don Diego de Molina's Letter to King Philip of Spain, 1613
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index