Native American Authors
Kay Bennett was a Navajo author, artist and dollmaker who was born at Sheepsprings Trading Post, New Mexico, in 1922. She taught at the Phoenix Indian School and travelled through the Middle East, Far East and Europe. She designed Navajo dolls and dresses, illustrated her own books, and also recorded Navajo songs.
Online resources by or about Kay Bennett:
Kay “Kaibah” C. Bennett, 77; role model for Navajo women
Author: Bergen Record
Description: Bennett’s obituary, from the 11/17/97 edition of the Bergen Record.
Books by Kay Bennett:
Bennett, Kay. Kaibah : Recollections of a Navajo Girlhood
Los Angeles : Western Lore Press, 1964.
Audience: All Ages
Bennett, Kay. A Navajo saga
San Antonio, TX : Naylor Co., 1969.
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