Native American Authors
Glenn J. Twist , 1917-1995
and was also a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he fought a campaign of reform against corrupton and won a seat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. His written stories of the Cherokee are drawn from those he heard as a child from older family members.
Awards and HonorsLouis Littlecoon Oliver Memorial Prose Award
Online resources by or about Glenn J. Twist:Glenn Jennings Twist Biography
Author: Betty Thomas Finger
Description: Full biography for Glenn J. Twist, a Cherokee author, WWII veteran, and former member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
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