Native American Authors
Belle Deacon was born in 1905. She is an Athabascan basketmaker who lives in Grayling, Alaska. She writes bilingual stories of Athabascan folklore, culture and traditions.
Awards and Honors
National Heritage Award, 1992
Books by Belle Deacon:
Deacon, Belle. Engithidong Xugixudhoy : their stories of long ago
Fairbanks, Alaska : Native Language Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Alaska , 1987.
Genre: Oral History
Language: Deg Hit’an Athabaskan
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