Words from a Bear (2019)

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 ... See full synopsis »

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Credited cast:
Rilla Askew Rilla Askew ... Herself
Beau Bridges ... Himself
Jeff Bridges ... Himself
Letitia Chambers Letitia Chambers ... Herself
Dwight D. Eisenhower ... Himself (archive footage)
Joy Harjo ... Herself
James Earl Jones ... Himself
Jill Scott Momaday Jill Scott Momaday ... Herself (as Jill Momaday)
N. Scott Momaday ... Himself
Natachee Scott Momaday Natachee Scott Momaday ... Herself (archive footage)
Robert Redford ... Himself
Jim Thorpe ... Himself (archive footage)
Glenn 'Pop' Warner Glenn 'Pop' Warner ... Himself (archive footage)
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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.

Words from a Bear is a fresh and distinctive approach to biographical storytelling. Cinematically, this story takes audiences on a spiritual journey through the expansive landscapes of the West, when Momaday's Kiowa ancestry roamed the Great Plains with herds of buffalo, to the sand-painted valleys of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico where his imagination ripened and he showed superior writing skills as a young mission student. The biography will give a thorough survey of Momaday's most prolific years as a doctorate fellow at Stanford University, his achievement of the Pulitzer Prize for ...

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