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Anna Lee Walters, 1946-



Anna Lee Walters was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma to a Pawnee mother and Otoe-Missouria father. The oral traditions of these two cultures have had considerable influence over her writings. Walters earned her B.A. and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Her career includes library technician at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, technical writer for the Dineh Corporation, and curriculum developer for the Navajo Community College. She has also held the jobs of Director of Public Information and Relations and Director of the Navajo Community College Press. Walters has been a contributor to more than forty publications. She currently resides in Tsaile, Arizona with her husband.

Awards and Honors

American Book Award, 1986


Online resources by or about Anna Lee Walters:

Anna Lee Walters
Author: Anna Lee Walters and Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information about Walters.

URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ALWalters/

Anna Lee Walters
Author: Julie Yoder
Type: authorbio
Description: This page is part of a series from Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color produced by the Department of English and Programs in American Studies at the University of Minnesota. Included is an in-depth biography, selected bibliography and related links.

URL: http://voices.cla.umn.edu/authors/annaleewalters.html

Books by Anna Lee Walters:

Walters, Anna Lee. Ghost Singer
Flagstaff, AZ : Northland Pub., 1988.
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0873584724

Walters, Anna Lee. The Pawnee Nation
Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, 2000.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 073680501X

Walters, Anna Lee; Francisco, Nia. The Sacred Ways of Knowledge, Sources of Life
Navajo Community College Press.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0912586249

Walters, Anna Lee. The Spirit of Native America : beauty and mysticism in American Indian art
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1989.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Walters, Anna Lee. The sun is not merciful
Ithaca, NY : Firebrand Books, 1985.
Genre: Short Stories
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0932379117

Walters, Anna Lee. Talking Indian : reflections on survival and writing
Ithaca, NY : Firebrand Books, 1992.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Walters, Anna Lee. The Two-legged Creature: an Otoe story
Flagstaff, Ariz. : Northland Pub., 1993.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 0873585534

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