Vee F. Browne on Native American Authors

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Vee F. Browne, 1956-


Vee Browne was born 1956, in Ganado, Arizona of the Bitter Water and Water Flows Together clans. She obtained her M.A. from Western New Mexico University in 1990. She has been a journalist of the Navajo-Hopi Observer, Flagstaff, Arizona since 1991, and is the author of children’s books including the Navajo folktale series of stories about the Twins, sons of Changing Woman.

Awards and Honors

Western Heritage Award, 1991
Cowboy Hall of Fame Award
Buddy Bo Jack Nationwide Award for Humanitarianism for Children’s Books
Rounce & Coffin Club-Los Angeles 1994 Western Books Award of Merit


Books by Vee F. Browne:

Browne, Vee F.. Maria Tallchief : prima ballerina
Morristown, NJ : Modern Curriculum Press, 1995.
Genre: Biography
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0813658179

Browne, Vee F.. Monster Birds : A Navajo Folktale
Flagstaff, Ariz : Northland Pub, 1993.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0873585585

Browne, Vee F.. Monster Slayer : A Navajo Folktale
Flagstaff, Ariz. : Northland Pub, 1991.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0873586263

Browne, Vee F.. Owl : American Indian legends
New York : Scholastic Inc., 1995.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0590224883

Browne, Vee F.. Ravens Dancing
1st Books Library, 2001.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 1588209962

Browne, Vee F.. The Stonecutter and the Navajo Maiden
Flagstaff, AZ : The Salina Bookshelf, 2008.
Genre: Fiction
Language: English and Navajo
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 978189335492X

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