Nebraska Authors

Kenneth Lincoln

Born 1943 TX (USA)

Places Lived

Alliance, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Native American studies


Graduate, Alliance High School, Alliance, NE
A.B. in American Literature, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
PhD, in British Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Ph.D. in American and Native American Studies, 1970, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


Professor of English and American Studies

Places Worked



He was adopted into the Oglala Sioux Tribe and was given the Lakota name Mato Yamni


Native American Renaissance. 1985.
The Good Red Road: Passages into Native America. 1987.
Men Down West. 1997.
Sing with the Heart of a Bear: Fusions of Native and American Poetry, 1890-1999. 1999
A Writer's China. 2000.
Speak Like Singing: Classics of Native American Literature. 2009
White Boyz Blues. 2014.

Nine titles in the UCLA Native American Poetry Series
'Indi'n Humor: Bicultural Play in Native America'

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