Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young Readers

Born and raised on the Rosebud Reservation, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve has published 27 books for all ages, as well as numerous short stories, articles and poems. A retired K-12 and college educator, she received the National Humanities Medal in 2000 and an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from South Dakota State University in 2008. Sneve’s recent work includes a reissue of her children’s classic, The Christmas Coat, and a biography of her brother, Too Strong to Be Broken.


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