Darryl Babe Wilson on Native American Authors

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Darryl Babe Wilson
, 1939-

Pit River

Darryl “Babe” Wilson is Achuma-We on father’s side and Atsuge-We on mother’s side and a member of the California Pit River tribe. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Davis, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He has worked hard to preserve the oral traditions of Native people, and is the author of essays, short stories and poetry.

Awards and Honors

1999 Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year (Prose – Autobiography) award (for The Morning the Sun Went Down)


Online resources by or about Darryl Babe Wilson:

Frank Day: Memories and Imagination
Author: Darryl Babe Wilson
Type: etext
Description: Article written about artist Frank Day by Wilson for Native Peoples Magazine in 1998.

URL: http://www.nativepeoples.com/np_features/np_articles/1998_winter_article/frank_day_article.html

Books by Darryl Babe Wilson:

Wilson, Darryl Babe. The Morning the Sun went down
Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, 1998.
Genre: Autobiography
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0930588975

Wilson, Darryl Babe. Surviving in two worlds : contemporary Native American voices
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 1997.
Genre: Oral History
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0292746946

Wilson, Darryl Babe. Wilma Mankiller : Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Morristown, NJ : Modern Curriculum Press, 1995.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0813660807

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