Gladys Amanda Reichard (born 17 July 1893 at Bangor, Pennsylvania; died 1955) was an American anthropologist on the faculty of Barnard College, best known for her studies of Navajo language and culture. Overall, she worked in the field for thirty years.
Reichard received her bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College in 1919 and her master's degree from the same institution in 1920. She started her fieldwork in 1923. Reichard attended Columbia University for her PhD, which she earned in 1925. In 1926, she received a Guggenheim fellowship. In 1927 and 1929, Reichard recorded oral histories in the Coeur d'Alene language, may of which focus on the trickster figure Coyote. Her unpublished field notes as well as typed manuscripts of these field seasons have been catalogued by the Coeur d"Alene Online Language Resource Center (COLRC).
- "Reichard, Gladys (1893–1955)". Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference. 2006.
- Babcock, Barbara A.; Parezo, Nancy J. (1988). Daughters of the Desert: Women Anthropologists and the Native American Southwest, 1880-1980. University of New Mexico Press. p. 47. ISBN 0826310877.
- Gladys Amanda Reichard - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
- "Texts". Coeur d'Alene Online Language Resource Center. Coeur d'Alene Online Language Resource Center. 2009. Retrieved 1 Dec 2016.
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