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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ernest L Schusky  

Pen Name: Ernest Schusky

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1931 in Portsmouth, Ohio


-- Ernest L Schusky on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ernest+l+schusky

E-Mail: -- eschusky@aol.com


Illinois Connection

I lived in Chicago from 1955 to 1958 while earning a Ph. D in anthropology at the Unviersity of Chicago. In 1960 I moved to Collinsville after becoming a professor of anthropology at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. I still reside in Collinsville.

Biographical and Professional Information

My dissertation research was among the Dakota Indians and I continued research among Indians. In retirement I am writing fiction about Southwestern Indians, but my first novel was about the prehistory of Cahokia Mounds since I live less than a mile from the site. The novel views ancient Cahokia through the eyes of a young woman brought to the site as a servant wife and for her knowledge of languages. The title of the novel is ''JOURNEY TO THE SUN''. I have a non-fiction work for the young reader, ''ANCIENT SPLENDOR OF PREHISTORIC CAHOKIA''.


Awards

Short Story of the Year for Anthropology and the Humanites Journal, Korean Exodus (short story)

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (No)

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