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These pages are intended to be make it easy to search for a particular item, topic, page or author which otherwise could not be found unless one searched  the entire site.   CLICK on any topic that is underlined  in order to proceed directly to it. There are two pages: this page contains the Categorical Index and the following page contains the Author Index.


Categorical Index: Each title represents a navigation bar heading. The material immediately below the title is a hyperlink directly to  the page on which it appears for easy access. Material is listed in the order of presentation on the site, not alphabetically.


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Learn more about this site and it's purposes


The Mission Statement 

Mission Statement of the Frank Waters Foundation (FWF).

List of the names of persons on Board of Directors and the Advisory Board

The FWF land part of Taos Land Trust

Excerpts from Waters' Book Mountain Dialogues

From a forthcoming book, an essay about horses Frank owned


Frank Waters Biography

Frank Waters Biography

Barbara Waters' "The Troops" from her book Celebrating the Coyote which is about living with Frank

"Bijou Street Beginnings."  Excerpt from Frank Waters: Man and Mystic with Frank Waters and Charles Hathaway

"Reconciling Sexual Opposites" by Phaedra Greenwood, published in the Salt Journal


Frank Waters Chronology





Waters' Publications

The List of Books written by Frank,  about Frank, and audio and video tapes  by him


Frank Waters Speeches

"The Regional Imperative," a speech delivered by Frank at Tutt Library for Colorado College,  July 28, 1985. 

Frank delivered this speech entitled "Words"  at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in October 1968

"The One Great Book of Life," a speech delivered by Frank at Clark County Community College, Nevada, on November 23, 1985


On Writing

On Writing, Page 1. Frank delivered this speech entitled "Words"  at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in October 1968.

On Writing, Page 1. Barbara Waters discusses LAUGHING WITH ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Utilizing the Creativity of our Inner Children. WRITING WORKSHOP #7

On Writing, Page 2. Barbara discusses a FWF writing workshop in which authors Rudolfo Anaya, Denise Chavez, Max Evans, and John Nichols participated. SIXTEEN  precepts on writing were developed at the workshop and are listed here.

On Writing, Page 2. Barbara reviews the "Spirit of Place" Workshop (1993) given by the FWF in which Frank developed a list of twelve precepts he followed in his writing.

On Writing, Page 3. "The Essence of a Good Muse" an essay by Barbara Waters (2000).

On Writing, Page 4. "Frank Waters," by David Jongeward, part of an essay excerpted from the Taos Review, expressing some of Waters' views on writing.


Lyon's Anthology

A FRANK WATERS READER: A Southwestern Life in Writing by Thomas Lyon

"BLAME IT ON BLOSSOMS" An Editorial by Frank Waters



OF TIME AND CHANGE - Reviewed By Charles L. Adams

A FRANK WATERS READER: A REVIEW - Cynde Lahey, Library Journal

OF TIME AND CHANGE: A MEMOIR  - Review by John Nizalowski

Frank Waters and True West by Fred See



Photo Album

Photo Album Page 1. The Early Years

Photo Album Page 2.  Frank and the Land 

Photo Album Page 3. Photos of the Arroyo Seco Home

Photo Album Page 4. Frank with Allie Earp, at Los Alamos, at John Manchester's Home

Photo Album Page 5. Having Fun- Humorous photos of Frank and Barbara 

Photo Album Page 6. Pictures of the Waters Memorial plus the essays 

     "Gratitude" by Barbara Waters, and 

     "The Nature of Rocks" by Nathan J. Bolls


The Foundation's Artist in Residence Program

Artist in Residence Program application process is described.

Artist in Residence Rules


Artists in Residence List and Their Essays

 Hugh Ogden, "Another Gift;" and two poems by Ogden "The Old Genesis" and "For Barbara on the Death of Ginger, Her Horse"

"Building of Aspen House" written by contractor Peter Wood, who describes the process of bringing the first artist studio on the Foundation's property to completion.  

Marilyn Luther offers a Prayer at the dedication ceremony

"Widow Zebach," a poem by resident Charles Behlen

Carrie Fountain - Where Muses Lurk

Jim Ciletti - Nurtured


Barbara Waters

Barbara's Biography

"Celebrating the Coyote: A Review," by Barbara Waters, a memoir about living with her famous husband and coming through the grief process after his death. 

Celebrating the Coyote: Book Reviews, the Foreword by John Nichols

"Waiting for Robert Redford," from Celebrating the Coyote

"Celebrating the Cyote"A Review, by John Nizalowski


New Book, 2003

Rekindling The Inner Light: The Frank Waters Centennial


Thomas Lyon Anthology 

A Frank Waters Reader: A Southwestern Life in Writing, by Thomas Lyon

"Blame it on the Blossoms," an editorial by Frank Waters



The Frank Waters Centennial Celebration, July, 2002

Call for papers

Details and the Program


FWF Newsletters

Sign up to receive a newsletter

Go to Newsletters


FWF Fundraising

Become a supporter of the Frank Waters Foundation


FWF Store and Book Shop

To purchase posters, bronzes, note cards,and books. 

You may  also purchase books directly from the Foundation or through's Associate Program. If you use the link on this site you help the Foundation financially.

The FWF publishes Back-Alley Boys:  The Life-Long Friendship of Charles Hathaway and Frank Watersby Charles Elbert Hathaway


Tributes to Frank Waters, Page 1

"The Westerner," by Joseph Gordon

"The Spirit of Frank Waters,"  by Gene Berry

"Rejoice," by Tal Luther 

"With you Forever," by John Rainer


Tributes, Page 2

"People From the Valley," by Keith Wilson


Tributes, Page 3

"Return to the Mountain,"  by Rudolfo Anaya

"Celebrating His Life,by Alexander Blackburn

"On Being Open: Seven Settings," by R. Gray Kampfe


Tributes, Page 4

"Coyote,"  by Robert Kostka

"The Walk to the Upper Pasture - -  for Barbara - -  In Memory of Frank", by Imogene Bolls

"Encino -- Oak Tree,"  by Pablo Quintana


Tributes, Page 5

Foreword to Brave are My People, by Vine Deloria, Jr.

"Frank Waters, Man of the Earth and Spirit,"  by Bill Edelen


Tributes, Page 6

"The Presence of the Sacred,"  by Father Peter J. Powell

"Santo Domingo Corn Dance: for Frank Waters,"  by R. P. Dickey

"Waters' Reflections," by Mary Ann Torrence


Tributes, Page 7

"For Frank Waters," by Victor di Suervo

"Frank Waters: Prophet of the Sixth World Consciousness," by John Nizalowski


"Of Time and Change,"  reviewed by Charles Adams

"Of Time and Change: A Memoir," reviewed by John Nizalowski


Frank's Car

"On the Road with Frank Waters," by Mark Rossi 

The Car Goes On 

"The Galaxie Stars," Frank's Car as a Float in the first Arroyo Seco July 4th Parade



"The Woman at Otowi Crossing Opera,"  by William Farr



"Sculpting a Portrait of Frank Waters," by Mark Rossi


Friends, Page 1

"A Fitting Farewell," by Barbara Waters; material about friends Ralph and Rowena Meyers

A letter by Frank to Rowena Meyers


Friends, Page 2

"Whatever the Song,"  by Judith Bronner

"Will you be Okay ?"  by Della Estrada


Friends, Page 3

Jim Sagel: Compadre del Corazon, by Denise Chavez



Friends, Page 4

More Photos of friends


Frank Waters Park, Colorado Springs

Page 1- Photographs of park and home on Bijou Street 

Page 2- More Photos


Open Forum

Contribute your own reflections on Frank, his work and his influence


Contacts and Links

Selected Web links, addresses and e-mail hyperlinks


Store and Book Shop



Foundation Newsletters



Frank Waters Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration

Friends and Supporters of the Celebration

Centennial Photo Gallery

Frank Waters Reading Room at the University of New Mexico

Read about the Frank Waters Room


Gypsy Wagon

The Gypsy Wagon Pickup


Literary Critiques

Rekindling the Inner Light by  Jose R. Martinez


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