"Words from a Bear" documentary streaming on PBS

May 28, 2020

Performing and Media Arts assistant professor Jeffrey Palmer's movie N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear is streaming this summer on PBS. The film, featured at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, explores the creative works of Momaday, a member of the Kiowa tribe and trailblazing Native American author and poet. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1969 for his novel House Made of Dawn.


Illustration of Native American on horseback. "You cannot separate the Native American from the landscape. It is in his blood and it is his spirit." —N. Scott Momaday