John Joseph Mathews

John Joseph Mathews

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

MATHEWS, JOHN JOSEPH:  Appointed for the preparation of a book based on the conflicting expressions of two races, the American Indian and the invading European, in religion, philosophy and the creative arts; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1939.

Born November 16, 1895, at Pawhuska, Oklahoma.  Education:  University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1920; University of Oxford, B.A., 1923; University of Geneva, 1923.

Rancher; Member of the Osage Tribal Council, 1934—.

Publications:  Wah’Kon-Tah, 1932; Sundown, 1934.

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