Sandra Cisneros novels include Caramelo and The House on Mango Street, is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her literary accomplishments, including the MacArthur Fellowship, two National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships for fiction and poetry, etc
Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow, a Crow historian and author. He is also an enrolled member of the Crow Nation of Native Americans. His writings on Native American history and reservation culture are considered seminal works, but he is best known for his writings and lectures concerning the Battle of Little Big Horn. He is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Légion d'honneur. He is a founding member of the Traditional Circle of Indian Elders & Youth.