Jill Momaday

Jill Momaday
Film, Tribal
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Jill Momaday is a mother, actor, writer and filmmaker whose film, Return to Rainy Mountain, documents her Kiowa heritage and life in the arts as the daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday. She is also the family advisor and archivist for the forthcoming PBS American Masters episode featuring her father. Momaday served as Chief of Protocol in New Mexico’s Department of Cultural Affairs. Her film credits include Tony Hillerman's Coyote Waits, produced by Robert Redford, and Silent Tongue, written and directed by Sam Shepard. 

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