• Chenoo

    Chenoo

    Bruchac, Joseph

    Poet, dreamer and wisecracking Penacook private eye Jacob ‘Podjo’ Neptune investigates the mysterious (and possibly supernatural) death of a pair of native activists involved in the takeover of Abenaki Island.

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  • Empire of Wild

    Empire of Wild

    Dimaline, Cherie

    "Inspired by the Canadian Métis legend of the Rogarou, a U.S. debut finds a woman reconnecting with her heritage when her missing husband reappears in the form of a charismatic preacher who does not recognize her." (NoveList)

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  • Future Home of the Living God

    Future Home of the Living God

    Erdrich, Louise

    Born on an Ojibwe reservation and adopted by a couple who prioritized a connection to her tribal roots, Cedar is 26, single, pregnant—and living in a dystopian near-future in which evolution appears to be reversing. On the run from oppressive authorities who want her unborn child, Cedar must decide who to trust: the father of her child, her missing adoptive parents, or her tribal family.

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  • The Sentence

    The Sentence

    Erdrich, Louise

    "The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author presents this unusual novel in which a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store's most annoying customer." (NoveList)

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  • Crooked Hallelujah

    Crooked Hallelujah

    Ford, Kelli Jo

    "A first collection by an award-winning Cherokee writer traces four generations of Native American women as they navigate cultural dynamics, religious beliefs, the 1980s oil bust, devastating storms and unreliable men to connect with their ideas about home." (NoveList)

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  • In the Night of Memory

    In the Night of Memory

    Grover, Linda LeGarde

    Grover returns to the fictional Mozhay Point Reservation of her previous award-winning books in this story of Azure and Rain, two young girls who have been given up for adoption by their mother. The girls experience love and loss on their years-long journey home to their Mozhay family and possible reconciliation.

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  • Five Little Indians

    Five Little Indians

    Good, Michelle

    "Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support or families, the teens find their way to Vancouver, where they cling together, searching for a place of safety and belonging. Over the decades they struggle to overcome the trauma they endured during their years at the Mission, come to terms with their past, and find a way forward." (NoveList)

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  • Under Nushagak Bluff

    Under Nushagak Bluff

    Heavener, Mia

    "Against the backdrop of the rising commercial fishing industry in an Alaska Native village, Under Nushagak Bluff is a powerful mid-century tale of women, love, loss, resilience, and the unexpected strength found in storytelling." (NoveList)

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  • Where the Dead Sit Talking

    Where the Dead Sit Talking

    Hobson, Brandon

    Newly adopted 15-year-old Cherokee Sequoyah finds an uncanny bond with his fellow native foster sibling Rosemary, even as their largely unsupervised lives gradually spiral toward a very dark place.

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  • The Removed

    The Removed

    Hobson, Brandon

    "A Cherokee family takes in a remarkable foster child on the eve of the Cherokee National Holiday and anniversary of a loved one’s death." (NoveList)

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