Navarre Scott Momaday
Navarre Scott Momaday Poems
- The Delight Song Of Tsoai-Tale... I am a feather on the bright ...
- Eagle Feather Fan The eagle is my power, And my fan is an ...
- The Earth Once in his life a man ought to concentrate his ...
- Before An Old Painting Of The ...
- Angle Of Geese How shall we adorn Recognition with our ...
- A Simile What did we say to each other that now we are as ...
Navarre Scott Momaday is a Native American author of Kiowa descent. His work House Made of Dawn was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969.
Momaday is considered the founding author in what critic Kenneth Lincoln has coined the Native American Renaissance.
House Made of Dawn is considered a classic in Native American Literature.
N. Scott Momaday is the son of writer Natachee Scott Momaday and painter Al Momaday.
Momaday was born on 27 February 1934 at the Kiowa-Comanche Indian Hospital in Lawton, Oklahoma, South Central United States.
He is enrolled in the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and also has Cherokee ... more »
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The Delight Song Of Tsoai-Talee
I am a feather on the bright sky
I am the blue horse that runs in the plain
I am the fish that rolls, shining, in the water
I am the shadow that follows a child
I am the evening light, the lustre of meadows
I am an eagle playing with the wind
I am a cluster of bright beads
I am the farthest star
I am the cold of the dawn
I am the roaring of the rain
I am the glitter on the crust of the snow
I am the long track of the moon in a lake
I am a flame of four colors
I am a deer standing away in the dusk
I am a field of sumac and pomme blanche ...