Native American Authors
Edmund Nequatewa was born in the early 1880s at about the same time as the Hopi reservation was established. In the 1940’s, he told his life story in the Hopi narrative style, describing Hopi traditions and the clash with white European culture.
Online resources by or about Edmund Nequatewa:
Dr. Fewkes and Masauwu
Author: Edmund Nequatewa
Description: Text of Nequatewa’s story “Dr. Fewkes and Masauwu” from Truth of a Hopi (1936; rpt. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1967).
Books by Edmund Nequatewa:
Nequatewa, Edmund. Born a Chief : The Nineteenth Century Hopi Boyhood of Edmund Nequatewa
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1993.
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