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Momaday's anthology, In The Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991, includes other works that were published along with "To a Child Running With Outstretched Arms in Canyon de Chelly," such as "The Gourd Dancer" and many other fascinating pieces.

Momaday's poem "Old Songs Made New" is just one of the pieces by Native Americans included in the 2000 anthology Song With the Heart of a Bear: Fusions of Native and American Poetry, 1890-1999.

Campbell Grant has written a book full of photographs that give readers a sense of the wonders that inspired this poem. The book, Canyon de Chelly: Its People and Rock Art, was first published in 1978 by the University of Arizona Press and is still available.

Navajo author Lucy Tapahonso grew up on Navajo land in Shiprock, New Mexico, in the 1950s and 1960s. Her 1987 book of poetry, A Breeze Swept Through...

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