Native American Authors
Shonto Begay, 1950-
Shonto Begay is the son of a Navajo medicine man and was born near Shonto, Arizona in 1950. He earned an Associate of Fine Arts degree from Institute of American Indian Ar ts in Santa Fe, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California in 1980. He is a Navajo storyteller and artist who written and illustrated stories for children and adults from the Navajo and Anasazi traditions.
(Photo courtesy of the Internet Public Library and Shonto Begay
Online resources by or about Shonto Begay:
Author: Paula Giese
Description: Excerpt from Navajo Visions and Voices Across the Mesa, by Shonto Begay.
Ask the Author: Shonto Begay
Author: Internet Public Library
Description: The Internet Public Library’s Ask the Author interview with Shonto Begay. Includes b&w photo.
Books by Shonto Begay:
Begay, Shonto. Navajo : visions and voices across the Mesa
New York : Scholastic, 1995.
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