Individual Author Record
Name: Lonnie PocoPen Name: None Genre: Born: 1938 in Lawton, Oklahoma Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPoco lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationLonnie Poco is a Quahada Comanche artist, illustrator, graphic artist and poet. He was raised on a reservation in Lawton, Oklahoma. After serving in the US Navy, he moved to Chicago. While there, he served as chair of the Chicago Indian Artist Guild and worked with the American Indian Health Services and the American Indian Center. He has retired to Cache, Oklahoma and continues to write and produce artwork.
Poet and Artist:
- Beside the Wichita, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1981Graphic Artist/Illustrator:
- Akewa is a Woman, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1982 - written by Beatrix Badikian
- Earth Elegance, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2000 - written by Cynthia Gallaher
Titles At Your Library
Beside the Wichita
ISBN: 9999901832 March Abrazo. 1981
Akewa is a Woman
ISBN: B0028GXXJ4 March/Abrazo. 1982
ISBN: 1877636177 March Abrazo. 2000 Cynthia Gallaher's third poetry collection, Earth Elegance, departs from her urban focus in Swimmer's Prayer, to a panoramic view of animals and international environmental issues. The poems are accompanied by scratchboard drawings by Native American artist Lonnie Poco.