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John (William) Bierhorst (1936-)

Awards, Honors

Grants from Americas Society, 1972, 1979, and 1998, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1979, 1986, and 2003, and National Endowment for the Arts, 1986; American Library Association notable book citations for In the Trail of the Wind: American Indian Poems and Ritual Orations, Black Rainbow: Legends of the Incas and Myths of Ancient Peru, The Girl Who Married a Ghost: Tales from the North American Indian, A Cry from the Earth: Music of the North American Indians, The Whistling Skeleton: American Indian Tales of the Supernatural, The Sacred Path: Spells, Prayers, and Power Songs of the American Indians, Spirit Child: A Story of the Nativity, and The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois.

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