Native American Authors


Ralph Salisbury , 1924-

Cherokee

Ralph Salisbury was born in Arlington, Iowa. He is of Cherokee and Irish background, and is a poet, storyteller, translator and editor. Salisbury received his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1951. He travelled as a Fulbright Scholar to Norway, studying the cultural and oral traditions of Sami people, and has been a lecturer in Germany. His career includes professor in the English Department at theUniversity of Oregon from 1951-1994.

Awards and Honors

Rockefeller Bellagi Award

 

Books by Ralph Salisbury:

Salisbury, Ralph. The last rattlesnake throw and other stories
Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.
Genre: Short Stories
ISBN: 0806130881

Salisbury, Ralph. One Indian and two chiefs : short fiction
Tsaile, AZ : Navajo Community College Press, 1993.
Genre: Short Stories
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0912586737

Salisbury, Ralph. Pointing at the rainbow : poems from a Cherokee heritage
Marvin, S.D. : Blue Cloud Quarterly, 1980.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Salisbury, Ralph. Rainbows of stone
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2000.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0816520364

Salisbury, Ralph. Spirit beast chant
Marvin, S.D. : Blue Cloud Quarterly Press, 1982.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Salisbury, Ralph. A white rainbow : poems of a Cherokee heritage
Marvin, S.D. : Blue Cloud Quarterly Press, 1985.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult


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