Native American Authors


John Milton Oskison , 1874-1947

Cherokee

John Milton Oskison was born near Tahlequah, Indian Territory where he worked on his father's cattle ranch.
Oskison was a member of the first graduating class from Willie Halsell College in 1894. He then entered Stanford University where he received his B.A. in1898 and spent one year at Harvard doing his graduate work in English. Oskison was editor and editorial writer for the New York Evening Post and associate editor and finance editor for Collier's Weekly. He was a World War I veteran.

Awards and Honors

Writing contest sponsored by Century Magazine

 

Online resources by or about John Milton Oskison:

The Biologist's Quest
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison.
July 1901
Size: 30 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskBiol&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Diverse Tongues: A Sketch
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison
1910
Size: 9 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskDive&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Friends of the Indian
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison.
1905
Size: 16 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskFrie&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Only the Master Shall Praise
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison.
1900
Size: 30 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskMast&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

The Problem of Old Harjo
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison.
April 1907 . Illustrations.
Size: 25 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskProb&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

'The Quality of Mercy': A Story of the Indian Territory
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison
1904
Size: 20 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskQual&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Remaining Causes of Indian Discontent
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison.
March 1, 1907
Size: 23 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskCaus&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

When the Grass Grew Long
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison
1901 . Illustrations.
Size: 15 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskGras&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Young Henry and the Old Man
Author: University of Virginia Electronic Text Archive
Type: etext
Description: Full text of the article by John Milton Oskison
June 1908
Size: 20 KB
URL: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=OskHenr&tag=public&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed

Books by John Milton Oskison:

Oskison, John Milton. Autobiography
University of Oklahoma Library, Norman, OK : 1947.
Genre: Autobiography
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Black Jack Davy
New York : Appleton, 1926.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Brothers Three
New York : Macmillan, 1935.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Lone Rider
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Oklahoma: A Guide to the Sooner State
Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 1941.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: English
Audience: All Ages

Oskison, John Milton. The road to Betatakin II: A dead and forgotten world
Outing Publishing Co., 1914.
Genre: Fiction
Language: English
Audience: All Ages

Oskison, John Milton. The Singing Bird: A Cherokee Novel
Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 2007.
Genre: Fiction
Language: English
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 978-0806138183

Oskison, John Milton. Tecumseh and his times: the story of a great Indian
New York : G.P. Putnam, 1938.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. A Texas Titan: the Story of Sam Houston
New York : Doubleday, 1929.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Vision Victorious
1931.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult

Oskison, John Milton. Wild Harvest: A novel of transition days in Oklahoma
New York : Appleton, 1925.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult


Return to Native American Authors Home