Nebraska Authors

John Twobirds Arbuckle

Born ≈ 1942

Died 2010-09-17

A native Choctaw-Ojibway Indian, Arbuckle served in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Silver Star. He helped set up a chapter of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in Lincoln in the 1970s.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry


Poetry; Native American


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE



Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


United Indians of Nebraska
American Indian Movement


Singing Words. 1978.

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