Native American Authors

Juanita Tiger Kavena


Juanita Tiger Kavena is a Creek tribal member who grew up in Oklahoma and attended East Central State College. In 1948 she took a teaching position on the Hopi Reservation, where she met and married Wilmer Kavena, and was adopted into the Hopi tribe. A home economist, she has collected more than 100 authentic recipes based on the Hopi staple foods.


Books by Juanita Tiger Kavena:

Kavena, Juanita Tiger. Hopi cookery
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1980.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0816506183

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