Native American & Indigenous Heritage Month Reading List

November 14th, 2022

Print Books

There, There by Tommy Orange

Shapes of Native Nonfiction : Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward

The Night Watchman: A Novel by Louise Erdrich

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline

This Town Sleeps: A Novel by Dennis E Staples

Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson

An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo

Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot

Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing From New England

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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

Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's by Tiffany Midge

A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America From 1890 to the Present by David Treuer

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

The Removed: A Novel by Brandon Hobson

Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine


Native American Literatures: An Introduction by Suzanne Evertsen Lundquist

The Native American Experience by Dee Brown

Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing From New England

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

Indigenous Pop: Native American Music From Jazz to Hip Hop


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