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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:
Author: Young Audiences of Connecticut
Description: This site offers more detailed information on Thomason’s programs and workshops.
Dovie Thomason-Yellow Moon Press
Author: Yellow Moon Press
Description: Reviews of Thomason’s audio tapes and biographical information.
Dovie Thomason: Native American Storyteller
Author: Dovie Thomason
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)
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