Graduate, The Cooper Union, New York City, 1954. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Colorado, Boulder, 1955.
President, Northwestern Association on Indian Affairs, Richland, Washington, 1967-1972; assistant director, Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, 1973-1978; president, Creative Enterprises, Long Beach, California, since 1978; president, Skybird, 1996; vice president, Rainbow Bridge, Inc., Santa Fe, since 1996. Member Rainbow Bridge Project, Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, 1995-1997;consultant Taos (New Mexico) Pueblo, since 1994.
Vice president Class, Inc., Phoenix, since 1993, Rosemont Fine Art Gallery, Sante Forest Engineer. Member of Screen Actor's Guild, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Eldorado Arts Association, Mensa, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers America.
Married Ralph Sherman Cooper, January 30, 1956. Children: Laurie Mara Freeman, Brett Edward.