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N. Scott Momaday

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N(avarre) Scott Momaday (born February 27, 1934) in Lawton, Oklahoma, United States, is a Native American (Kiowa) writer. He is the son of the writer Natachee Scott Momaday and the painter Al Momaday. His novel House Made of Dawn led to the breakthrough of Native American literature into the mainstream. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969. He was also featured in the Ken Burns and Stephen Ives' documentary, The West, for his masterful retelling of Kiowa history and legend. Momaday is also featured in another PBS documentary concerning the Battle of the Little Bighorn. He laughed and said of his grandfather, who fought in the battle: "My grandfather used to say Custer looked whiter than ever!".
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House Made of Dawn

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House Made of Dawn, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969, tells the story of a young American Indian named Abel, home from a foreign war and caught between two worlds: one his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons and the harsh beauty of the land; the other of industrial America, a goading him into a compulsive cycle of dissipation and disgust.

The Ancient Child

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In his first novel since the Pulitzer Prize-winning House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday shapes the ancient Kiowa myth of a boy who turned into a bear into a timeless American classic.

Way to Rainy Mountain

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First published in paperback by UNM Press in 1976, The Way to Rainy Mountain has sold over 200,000 copies. This re-designed edition includes a new Preface.

The Man Made of Words: Essays, Stories, Passages

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The winner of the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel, House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday is renowned as an influential Native American writer.

Circle of Wonder: A Native American Christmas Story

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“Circle of Wonder centers upon a world that is so dear to me as to be engraved on my memory forever. I was a boy of twelve when my parents and I moved to Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico in 1946. . . . It was a place of singular beauty and wonder and delight. My first Christmas there was beyond my imagining. . . . The night sky was radiant; the silence was vast and serene.

Sacred Legacy: Edward S Curtis And The North American Indian

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One hundred years ago, Edward Sheriff Curtis began a thirty-year odyssey to photograph and document the lives and traditions of the Native peoples of North America. This monumental project was hailed by The New York Herald as "the most gigantic undertaking since the making of the King James edition of the Bible."

Owl in the Cedar Tree

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Haske, a Navaho boy, is torn between the past of his people's rich, self-sustaining culture and a present that opens up new possibilities. His parents propel him in one direction, his grandfather in another, his teacher in still another. The boy has a secret wish, but its fulfillment seems beyond reach.

The Names: A Memoir

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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.

Le Chemin de la montagne de pluie

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La maison et le chemin sont des realites presque banales de la vie de tous les jours. Le message des ecritures saintes toutefois leur donne un sens particulier. Ce livre propose une promenade originale a travers la symbolique biblique, en eclairant les assises historiques et philologiques de la foi judeo-chretienne.

L'enfant des temps oubliés

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Les noms:

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La maison de l'aube

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The Road to Paradise: Collected Poems

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With Eagle Glance

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Four Arrows and Magpie

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Through the eyes of two Kiowa children, young readers will learn the beauty and danger of a world almost forgotten. The mythic legend of how the Kiowa Indians first arrived in Oklahoma will awaken children to the richness of the state's Indian heritage.

In The Bear's House

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Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth-century American letters.