Are You on the Same Page?

The month of November draws an end to our community-wide read program, On the Same Page. It’s not over yet, though! There is still time to read Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and to join in on the discussion– find a list of our programs here.

Meanwhile, there is a plethora of literature out there that explores the experience of Native Americans across the country. Some of the best we’ve found is listed below. Read, learn, and enjoy.

 

Fiction:

fiction

Last Standing Woman by Winona LaDuke

Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden

Flight by Sherman Alexie — Another acclaimed novel from our featured author, Sherman Alexie.

Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris

 

Non-Fiction:

non-fiction

Black Elk Speaks by Nicholas Black Elk and John G. Neihardt — A personal favorite. This book changed my perspective and has stuck with me for several years.

Neither Wolf Nor Dog by Kent Nerburn

Fools Crow by Fools Crow and Thomas E. Mails

Custer Died for Your Sins by Vine Deloria

Two Old Women by Velma Wallis — This book will be discussed at the Lee Road library on November 14th. Come and join us!

 

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