November is Native American Heritage Month and in honor of this nation’s first people and their rich history, Spokane Public Library has created a booklist featuring books by Indigenous authors. Fiction and Non-fiction books are represented with poetry, fiction, botany, memoirs and history.
Fiction and Poetry
The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote
Feed by Tommy Pico
This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples
Winter in the Blood by James Welch
As long as grass grows : the indigenous fight for environmental justice, from colonization to Standing Rock by Dina Gilio-Whitaker
Bitterroot : a Salish memoir of transracial adoptionding Rock by Susan Devan Harness
Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Vine Deloria, Jr.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer
Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes
Poet Warrior: a Memoir by Joy Harjo