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Overview (2)

Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA
Birth NameNavarre Scott Mammedaty

Mini Bio (1)

N. Scott Momaday was born on February 27, 1934 in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA as Navarre Scott Mammedaty. He is known for his work on House Made of Dawn (1972), More Than Bows & Arrows (1978) and Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert (2005). He has been married to Regina Heitzer since July 21, 1979. They have one child. He was previously married to Gaye Mangold.

Spouse (2)

Regina Heitzer (21 July 1979 - present) ( 1 child)
Gaye Mangold (5 September 1959 - ?) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trivia (6)

Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 134, pages 338-344. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
Children (all daughters): first marriage: Cael, Jill, Brit; second marriage: Lore.
Won a 1969 Pulitzer Prize (Fiction), for his novel *House Made of Dawn.*
Father of actress Jill Scott Momaday.
He was awarded the 2007 National Medal of the Arts for his services to literature in Washington D.C.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma [November 2007]

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