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Native American Heritage Month Book List

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

An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo

eBook

The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote

Book

Feed by Tommy Pico

eBook

House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

Book | Audiobook

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdich

Book | eBook | Audiobook

The Removed by Brandon Hobson

Book | eBook | Audiobook

This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

Book

There There by Tommy Orange

Book | eBook | Audiobook

Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Book | eBook | Audiobook

Winter in the Blood by James Welch

Book

Non-Fiction

As long as grass grows : the indigenous fight for environmental justice, from colonization to Standing Rock by Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Book

Bitterroot : a Salish memoir of transracial adoptionding Rock by Susan Devan Harness

Book

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Book | eBook | Audiobook

Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Vine Deloria, Jr.

Book

Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

Book | eBook | Audiobook

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer

Book

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Book | eBook | Audiobook

Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes

Book

Poet Warrior: a Memoir by Joy Harjo

Book

Spirit Run: a 6,000-Mile Marathon through North America’s Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez

Book | eBook | Audiobook

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: a Memoir by Sherman Alexie

Book | eBook | Audiobook

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