Jimalee Chitwood Burton on Native American Authors

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Jimalee Chitwood Burton, 1920-


Jimalee Burton was born in 1920 in eastern Oklahoma. She came to prominence with her collected poetry, prose, and traditional stories entitled Indian Heritage, Indian Pride: Stories That Touched My Life. Aside from her poetry and prose, Jimalee Burton is also known as a graphic artist who melded traditional motifs with contemporary themes and media. She served as editor of the intertribal newspaper, The Native Voice, for fifteen years.


Books by Jimalee Chitwood Burton:

Burton, Jimalee Chitwood. Indian heritage, Indian pride
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1974.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

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