James Welch Poems

James Welch was a Native American poet considered to be one of the founding members of the Native American Renaissance. His novels include Fools Crow and Winter in the Blood. He also won the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas’ Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Christmas Comes to Moccasin Flat

by James Welch

‘Christmas Comes to Moccasin Flat’ was written during the Native American Renaissance. This poem features the activities of a Native American community during Christmas.

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