Native American Authors
Darryl Babe Wilson
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
Description: Article written about artist Frank Day by Wilson for Native Peoples Magazine in 1998.
Books by Darryl Babe Wilson:
Wilson, Darryl Babe. The Morning the Sun went down
Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, 1998.
Wilson, Darryl Babe. Surviving in two worlds : contemporary Native American voices
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 1997.
Genre: Oral History
Wilson, Darryl Babe. Wilma Mankiller : Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Morristown, NJ : Modern Curriculum Press, 1995.
Audience: All Ages
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