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Paula gunn allen (october 24, 1939 – may 29, 2008) was a native american poet, literary critic, activist, professor, and novelistof mixed-race european-american, native american, and arab-american descent, she identified with the laguna pueblo of her childhood years, the culture in which she had grown up. American poetry, the poetry of the united states, arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to english poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the thirteen colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among native american societies). Native american poetry the culture and tradition found in native american poetry is communicated through its beautiful phrases in the realm of literature there are many examples of notable poems written by native americans.
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