Native American Authors


Cheryl Savageau

Abenaki

Cheryl Savageau's 1996 children's book Muskrat Will Be Swimming celebrates the teachings of elders and the traditions of Native people, and was named a 1996 Notable Book for Children by the Smithsonian.

Awards and Honors

1996 Notable Book for Children - Smithsonian
1997 Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year (Prose - Children's Literature) award (for Muskrat Will Be Swimming)
1998 Wordcraft Circle Mentor of the Year

 

Online resources by or about Cheryl Savageau:

Cheryl Savageau
Author: Cheryl Savageau and Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Savageau.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/savageau/

Cheryl Savageau Interview
Author: Jennifer Hill
Type: authorbio
Description: An interview with Savageau, from Curbstone Press' web site.
URL: http://www.curbstone.org/ainterview.cfm?AuthID=23

Excerpts from Dirt Road Home by Cheryl Savageau
Author: Cheryl Savageau
Type: etext
Description: Three poems from Dirt Road Home, from Curbstone Press' web site.
URL: http://www.curbstone.org/bookexcerpt.cfm?BookID=69

PULSE Poetry Archive - No Pity
Author: Cheryl Savageau
Type: etext
Description: Text of Savageau's poem No Pity from PULSE, "a literary journal featuring fiction, nonfiction and poetry from established and emerging writers of the literary community."
URL: http://www.heartsoundspress.com/nopitysavageau.htm

Books by Cheryl Savageau:

Savageau, Cheryl. Dirt road home
Curbstone Press.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 1880684306

Savageau, Cheryl. Home country
Cambridge, Mass. : Alice James Books, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0914086944

Savageau, Cheryl. Muskrat will be swimming
Flagstaff, AZ : Northland Pub, 1996.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Youth


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