Native American Authors
Anna Moore Shaw
Anna Moore Shaw was born on the Gila River Pima Reservation in Arizona. Shaw attended missionary boarding school in Tucson and the Phoenix Indian High School. In later years, she moved to the Salt River Pima reservation in order to devote energies to reviving the Pima traditions. Shaw was also the editor of the reservation newspaper and an active member in creating the Pima museum of culture. It was in the later years that she took up writing as a way of reviving the Pima traditions.
Awards and Honors
Arizona Hall of Fame, 1981
Online resources by or about Anna Moore Shaw:
Pima Indian Legends
Author: The University of Arizona Press
Description: Information about Pima Indian Legends from The University of Arizona Press, including a link to an excerpt from the book.
Books by Anna Moore Shaw:
Shaw, Anna Moore. Pima Indian legends
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1968.
Audience: All Ages
Shaw, Anna Moore. A Pima Past
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1974.
Return to Native American Authors Home