N. Scott Momaday

A member of the Kiowa tribe, N. Scott Momaday was born in Oklahoma but grew up on reservations in the Southwest. Momaday won the Pultizer Prize for Fiction in 1969 for his novel House Made of Dawn.
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The Names

The University of Arizona Press

Of all of the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as "an act of the imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative part of it that comes first and irresistibly into reach, and of that ...

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Again the Far Morning

New and Selected Poems

University of New Mexico Press
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In the Presence of the Sun

Stories and Poems, 1961-1991

University of New Mexico Press
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In the Places of the Spirits

School for Advanced Research Press

In the Places of the Spirits features seventy-six duotone plates of the land, people, and deep past of the Southwest, most published here for the first time, accompanied by personal reflections that reveal much about the artist and the magnificent land that inspires his artistry.

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In the Bear's House

University of New Mexico Press

In these engaging writings Momaday shares his personal quest to understand the spirit of wilderness embodied in the image of Bear.

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Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father

Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting

University of New Mexico Press
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At the Hems of the Lowest Clouds

Meditations on Navajo Landscapes

School for Advanced Research Press

These poems, paintings, and personal reflections draw upon an ancient culture while crafting new visual and poetic "legends" to enrich our understanding of the significant places and stories that mark the traditional lands of the Navajo people. A book at once intimate, sweeping, and learned, At the Hems of the Lowest Clouds announces an important new Native American artistic voice.

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The Way to Rainy Mountain

University of New Mexico Press
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The Way to Rainy Mountain, 50th Anniversary Edition

By N. Scott Momaday; Illustrated by Al Momaday
University of New Mexico Press

Celebrating fifty years since its 1969 release, this new edition offers a moving new preface and invites a new generation of readers to explore the Kiowa myths, legends, and history with Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday.

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The Names

The University of Arizona Press

Of all of the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as "an act of the imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative part of it that comes first and irresistibly into reach, and of that part I take hold." Complete with family photos, The Names is a book that will captivate readers who wish to experience the Native American way of life.

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The Journey of Tai-me

University of New Mexico Press
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