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Dovie Thomason



Dovie Thomason is a Lakota/Kiowa Apache storyteller and cultural educator. She has been a guest artist at the North American Native Writers Conference at the University of Oklahoma and took part in a project sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Utah Arts Council to develop Native American cultural education. Ms. Thomason has been a trainer and lecturer at Yale University and the American Museum of Natural History. She has also been named Master Teaching Artist of a traditional cultural art by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.

Awards and Honors

Parents’ Choice Gold Award, 1993
1996 ALA Noteable Award


Online resources by or about Dovie Thomason:

Dovie Thomason
Author: Young Audiences of Connecticut
Type: authorbio
Description: This site offers more detailed information on Thomason’s programs and workshops.


Dovie Thomason-Yellow Moon Press
Author: Yellow Moon Press
Type: authorbio
Description: Reviews of Thomason’s audio tapes and biographical information.


Dovie Thomason: Native American Storyteller
Author: Dovie Thomason
Type: authorbio
Description: Thomason’s home page contains a photo, a biography, and contact information.


Books by Dovie Thomason:

Thomason, Dovie. Wapola a Giveaway: Lakota stories Retold (tape)
Genre: Folklore

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