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James Don BlueWolf

Agent: Elizabeth Trupin-Pulli (former)
Lakeport, California, United States


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James BlueWolf has been a songwriter, poet, author, lecturer and storyteller since the early 1970's. He has recorded one record album and six CD's of original music. An internationally published poet, BlueWolf was Poet Laureate of Lake County from 2000 thru 2003. He is the author of eight books and is a radio programmer/producer. A number of his stories and radio productions have been featured on radio stations across the U.S. and Canada. He has received three commendations from the Lake County Board of Supervisors for his work with youth. He was included in the 2006 edition of “Who’s Who Of American Teachers” and received the 2006-2007 Chidlren's Writer Of The Year Award from the WordCraft Circle Of Native Writers & Storytellers. He is co-producer of the well-received Big Valley Rancheria documentary of Lake County Native history, Clearlake Holocaust—Hinthel Gaahnuula, and has been a script editor for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. He currently works in Lakeport as an adult employment specialist and lives in Nice with his wife of 30 years, Bernie. He is a father of five, with 12 grandchildren.

Interests: Native History, Culture, Issues & Future

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Black Breath, Red Wind
  • Nonfiction

  • American Myths & Madness
  • Shirts N Skins
  • Poetry

  • Haunted Hearts & Indin Parts
  • Sitting By His Bones
  • Children's Literature

  • Speaking For Fire
  • Sparks
  • Other

  • Grandpa Says, Stories For A Seventh Generation