2007 American Indian Festival of Words

Author Award - Honoring Carter Revard

Poet, author and scholar Carter Revard will receive the 2007 American Indian Festival of Words Author Award. Of Osage, Ponca, Irish and Scotch-Irish heritage, Revard is the author of “Family Matters, Tribal Affairs,” “How the Songs Come Down,” “Ponca War Dancers,” “Cowboys and Indians Christmas Shopping” and “An Eagle Nation,” which received the 1994 Oklahoma Book Award for poetry. His latest release, “Winning the Dust Bowl,” is a multigenre memoir. In 2005, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas for his nonfiction and poetry work. Revard was born in Pawhuska in 1931. He died Jan. 3, 2022, at his home in University City, Mo. He was 90.

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