N. Scott Momaday Biography

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"Learning from the Indian," Viva: Northern New Mexico's Sunday Magazine (9 July 1972): 2;

"Figments of Sancho Panza's Imagination," Viva: Northern New Mexico's Sunday Magazine (31 December 1972): 2; "Finding a Need for Nature," Viva: Northern New Mexico's Sunday Magazine (13 May 1973): 2; "A Vision beyond Time and Place," Life (July 1976): 67. Biography Essay

When N. Scott Momaday received the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his first novel, House Made of Dawn (1968), the literary community recognized the arrival of a major contemporary Native American writer; the event marked the beginning of what Kenneth Lincoln would later describe as the Native American Renaissance. Since then Momaday has told his story and the stories of his people, the Kiowa, in such works as The Way to Rainy Mountain (1969), The Gourd Dancer (1976), The Names: A Memoir (1976), The Ancient Child (1989), and In the Presence of the Sun: A Gathering of Shields (1992). By drawing attention to the high quality and cultural...

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