Collaborative Evening at the National Museum of the American Indian: N. Scott Momaday & Debra Magpie Earling (2005)

This event occurred on December 9, 2005 at 8:00 pm at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Debra Magpie Earling’s first novel, Perma Red, won the 2003 American Book Award, the WILLA Award, the Spur Award, and the Mountains and Plains Bestsellers Association Award. A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana, she has published fiction and essays in numerous anthologies and journals.

N. Scott Momaday is a poet, novelist, playwright, storyteller, and artist. He is a Kiowa and a member of the renowned Kiowa Gourd Dance Society. He received the Pulitzer Prize for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, and is the author of Circle of Wonder, In a Bear’s House, The Man Made of Words, and In The Presence of the Sun, among other titles. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, N. Scott Momaday is also a founding Trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian.