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James Welch

Born: Nov 18, 1940

Death: Aug 4, 2003

Birthplace: Browning

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

James Welch

Date of Birth : Nov 18, 1940
Date of Death : Aug 4, 2003
Birth Place : Browning

James Welch, who grew up within the Blackfeet and A'aninin cultures of his parents, was an award-winning Native American novelist and poet, considered a founding author of the Native American Renaissance. His novel Fools Crow received several national literary awards. In 1997 Welch received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Poet

Awards Won

  • American Book Awards
  • Dos Passos Prize
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