Native American Authors


Jack Frederick Kilpatrick , 1915-1967

Cherokee

Jack Kilpatrick was born in 1915 in Stillwell, Oklahoma and he died in 1967. He was a prominent composer, teacher and translator and was head of the Department of Musicology at Southern Methodist University. He received his Mus.D from the University of Redlands in 1950. He composed a symphony for the Oklahoma semicentennial in 1957. At the time of his death he was composing a symphony using only Indian music patterns. With his wife, they wrote and translated several books on the Cherokee.

 

Books by Jack Frederick Kilpatrick:

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. Friends of Thunder, folktales of the Oklahoma Cherokees
Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1964.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: All Ages

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. Muskogean charm songs among the Oklahoma Cherokees
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Press, 1967.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: All Ages

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. New Echota letters
Dallas, Texas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1968.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. Notebook of a Cherokee shaman
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press;, 1970.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. Run toward the nightland; magic of the Oklahoma Cherokees
Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1967.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Adult

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick. The shadow of Sequoyah; social documents of the Cherokees, 1862-1964
Norman, Oklahoma : University of Oklahoma Press , 1965.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult

A196 . Walk in your soul; love incantations of the Oklahoma Cherokees
Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 1965.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Adult


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