“James Phillip Welch, Jr. (November 18, 1940 – August 4, 2003), who grew up within the Blackfeet and A’aninin cultures of his parents, was a Native American novelist and poet, considered a founding author of the Native American Renaissance. His novel Fools Crow (1986) received several national literary awards, and his debut novel Winter in the Blood (1974) was adapted as a film by the same name, released in 2013.
In 1997 Welch received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas.“
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- Winter in the Blood (1974)
- The Death of Jim Loney (1979)
- Fools Crow (1986)
- The Indian Lawyer (1990)
- The Heartsong of Charging Elk (2000)
- Riding the Earthboy 40 (1971 reprinted in 1975)
- Last Stand at Little Bighorn
- Christmas Comes to Moccasin Flat
- Snow Country Weavers
- Thanksgiving a Snake Butte
- Dreaming Winter
- Harlem, Montana: Just off the Reservation
- Killing Custer: The Battle of Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians (1994)