This Tender Land

10 August 2020 | By William Kent Krueger | Filed in: native americans.

1932, Minnesota the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated It is also home to an orphan named Odie O Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent s wrath Forced to flee, he and

The Night Watchman

10 August 2020 | By Louise Erdrich | Filed in: native americans.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrich s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with li

A Thousand Moons

10 August 2020 | By Sebastian Barry | Filed in: native americans.

A dazzling new novel about memory and identity set in Paris, Tennessee in the aftermath of the American Civil War from the Booker Prize shortlisted author Sebastian Barry n nWinona Cole, an orphaned child of the Lakota Indians, finds herself growing up in an unconventional household on a farm in West

Barkskins

10 August 2020 | By Annie Proulx | Filed in: native americans.

In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen, Ren Sel and Charles Duquet, arrive in New France Bound to a feudal lord, a seigneur, for three years in exchange for land, they become wood cutters barkskins Ren suffers extraordinary hardship, oppressed by the forest he is charged

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

10 August 2020 | By Kevin Noble Maillard | Filed in: native americans.

Fry bread is food nIt is warm and delicious, piled high on a plate n nFry bread is time nIt brings families together for meals and new memories n nFry bread is nation nIt is shared by many, from coast to coast and beyond n nFry bread is us nIt is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, si

An American Sunrise: Poems

10 August 2020 | By Joy Harjo | Filed in: native americans.

In the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Territory, which is now part of Oklahoma Two hundred years later, Joy Harjo returns to her family s lands and opens a dialogue with history In An American Sunrise, Harjo finds b

I Can Make This Promise

10 August 2020 | By Christine Day | Filed in: native americans.

Inspired by her family s history Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family s secrets and finds her own Native American identity n nAll her life, Edie has known that her mom was adopted by a white couple So, no matter how curious she might be about her Native American heritage,

Desolation Mountain (Cork O'Connor, #17)

10 August 2020 | By William Kent Krueger | Filed in: native americans.

New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger delivers yet another punch to the gut blend of detective story and investigative fiction Booklist, starred review as Cork O Connor and his son Stephen work together to uncover the truth behind the tragic plane crash of a senator on Desolatio

Song of the Lion (Leaphorn & Chee, #21)

10 August 2020 | By Anne Hillerman | Filed in: native americans.

A deadly bombing takes Navajo Tribal cops Bernadette Manuelito, Jim Chee, and their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, back into the past to find a vengeful killer in this riveting Southwestern mystery from the bestselling author of Spider Woman s Daughter and Rock with Wings n nWhen a car

Surviving the City (Surviving the City, #1)

10 August 2020 | By Tasha Spillett | Filed in: native americans.

Tasha Spillett s graphic novel debut, Surviving the City, is a story about womanhood, friendship, colonialism, and the anguish of a missing loved one Miikwan and Dez are best friends Miikwan is Anishinaabe Dez is Inninew Together, the teens navigate the challenges of growing up in an urban lands

Treasured Grace (Heart of the Frontier, #1)

10 August 2020 | By Tracie Peterson | Filed in: native americans.

Tracie Peterson Begins Compelling New Series Set on the 1840s FrontierGrace Martindale has known than her share of hardship After her parents died, raising her two younger sisters became her responsibility A hasty marriage to a minister who is heading to the untamed West seemed like an opport

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10 August 2020 | By Anne Hillerman | Filed in: native americans.

Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive n nJoe Leaphorn may have retired from the Tri