Native American Authors

Richard Aitson , 1953-


Richard Aitson was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma, in 1953. Aitson's poetry is characterised by an Indian style of surrealism which combines the dream vision with animism to produce strikingly powerful imagery. He draws his material from Kiowa folklore and tradition.


Online resources by or about Richard Aitson:

The Beadwork Artistry of Rich Aitson
Author: Rich Aitson
Type: authorbio
Description: Includes a biography of the artist, an artist's statement, and pictures of his beadwork.

Books by Richard Aitson:

Aitson, Richard. The beadwork artistry of Rich Aitson : an exhibition, May 10-June 16, 1992.
Anadarko, Okla. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Southern Plains Indian Museum and Crafts Center, 1992.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: All Ages

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