Native American Authors


Carter Revard (Nompehwahteh) , 1931-

Osage

Carter Revard was born in Oklahoma and raised on the Osage reservation. After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Tulsa he went to England as a Rhodes scholar to study at Oxford University, where he received his Masters degree. Revard received his doctorate in English in 1959 at Yale. He is currently a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Revard is also a Gourd Dancer, and has served on the Board of the American Indian Center in St. Louis. His Osage name is Nompehwahteh which means "Fear-inspiring."

Awards and Honors

Wordcraft Circle Writer of the Year (Prose - Autobiography) award for Family Matters, Tribal Affairs, 2000.Oklahoma Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction for Family Matters, Tribal Affairs, 1999
Oklahoma Book Award Winner for Poetry for An Eagle Nation, 1994

 

Online resources by or about Carter Revard:

Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard, Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Carter Revard biography and bibliography. Includes photos of the author.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/revard/

De Gustibus
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Text of a poem by Revard, from Forgotten Ground Regained.
URL: http://www.jps.net/pdeane/fgr/poetry/revard2.htm

Family Matters, Tribal Affairs
Author: The University of Arizona Press
Type: etext
Description: Information about Family Matters, Tribal Affairs from The University of Arizona Press, including a link to an excerpt from the book.
URL: http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/books/bid1157.htm

Part 1: Why Some of the Poems Are Funny, by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 1 of an online essay with poems written by Carter Revard, in which he discusses his life and his writings.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/intro.html

Part 2: Coyote Tells Why He Sings by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 2 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/coyote.html

Part 3: To the Muse by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 3 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/muse.html

Part 4: Birch Canoe by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 4 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/birch.html

Part 5: Trinity Riddle by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 5 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/trinity.html

Part 6: De Gustibus by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 6 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/de.html

Part 7: The Swan's Song by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Part 7 of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/swan.html

Part 8: Dancing with Dinosaurs by Carter Revard
Author: Carter Revard
Type: etext
Description: Eighth and final part of the online essay by Carter Revard.
URL: http://www-personal.si.umich.edu/~lmon/dinosaur.html

Books by Carter Revard:

Revard, Carter. Cowboys and Indians, Christmas Shopping
Norman, OK : Point Riders Press, 1992.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0937280313

Revard, Carter. An Eagle Nation
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1993.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0816513554

Revard, Carter. Family matters, tribal affairs
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1998.
Genre: Autobiography
ISBN: 0816518424

Bruchac, Joseph; Revard, Carter. Nuke chronicles
New York : Contract II Publications, 1980.
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult

Revard, Carter. Ponca war dancers
Norman, OK : Point Riders Press, 1980.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0937280070

Revard, Carter. Winning the Dust Bowl
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2001.
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0816520704


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