Lynn Moroney (Chickasaw)
Like many with roots on the plains of Oklahoma, Lynn Moroney has both Native and Anglo American ancestry. She boasts of her citizenship in the Chickasaw Nation as well as her “Okie” stock. Her ethnic and cultural background, along with a personal landscape that reflects the windswept expanse of the prairie, have blended to give her a world view that invites the celebration and affirmation of the traditions of all peoples. Lynn is a full-time storyteller and published writer. She presents workshops, performances, and residencies for schools, libraries, museums, and planetariums. She has performed and conducted storytelling, science, and writing workshops across the U.S. and in Mexico. A former planetarium director, Lynn is best known for her interpretation of world sky lore, and has performed these stories in settings that range from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, to the California Academy of Science in San Francisco.