Fran Kaye


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Fran Kaye is a professor of English and Native American Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is an original member of Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and is the convener of writing groups at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, the men’s prison at Tecumseh and the women’s prison at York. She has published three books and many articles about the Great Plains.

Immigration in Nebraska