Words from a Bear

Words from a Bear


Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Navarro Scott Momaday. This profile delves into the psyche behind one of Native America’s most celebrated authors of poetry and prose. Words from a Bear visually captures the essence of Momaday’s writings, relating each written line to his unique Kiowa/American experience representing ancestry, place, and oral history.

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Home Streaming, Educational Streaming

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Educational Streaming Available at: Films Media Group
Program Length:
84 minutes
Production Staff: Producer/Director: Jeffrey Palmer (Kiowa)
Production Company: Rainy Mountain Media LLC
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Public Broadcast Release: November 18, 2019



Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.