Awiakta, Marilou

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Awiakta, Marilou Gender: F
born on 24 January 1936 at 00:20 (= 12:20 AM )
Place Knoxville, Tennessee, 35n58, 83w55
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 03°06' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 02°34 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 05°48'


American Eastern Band Cherokee author, renowned for writing several books that blend stories, essays and poetry.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her in “Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers” by Joyce Dyer (University Press of Kentucky, 2013): “On my birthday—January 24—my mother, Wilma, always ... tells the story, ‘I remember the night you were born . . . twenty minutes after midnight . . . in Knoxville.'”


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Essayist)