#BookBingoNW2020 - Indigenous author
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: Indigenous author.
Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coming of the White Man to the Present Day
Noted Native historian Deloria (Standing Rock Sioux) first published this history of Northwest Native tribes in 1977, and it is still considered a definitive account today. Reissued in 2012 with commentary from local Native leaders.
Format: eBook - 2012
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Future Home of the Living God: A Novel
In this thought-provoking dystopian novel by Ojibwe (Turtle Mountain Band) author Erdrich, Cedar Mountain Songmaker, a pregnant Ojibwe woman, finds herself under threat as society begins to dissolve and a radical religious group seizes control.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2017 Unabridged
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Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems
Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke Nation, became the first Native American United States Poet Laureate in 2019. This 2015 collection of poetry is an excellent introduction to her work.
Format: eBook - 2015 First edition
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Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption
In this poignant, soul-searching memoir, Harness (Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes) describes the struggles and complexities she experienced as an Indigenous child adopted and raised by a white couple in the rural West.
Format: eBook - 2018
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Where the Dead Sit Talking
Fans of There, There by Tommy Orange may also enjoy this equally compelling and poignant novel by a Cherokee author about Sequoyah, a Cherokee man who recalls his tumultuous teen years as a foster child in 1980s Oklahoma.
Format: eBook - 2018
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Mongrels: A Novel
Hilarious and heartbreaking, Jones' (Blackfeet) unique horror novel about a family of werewolves in the deep South is a coming-of-age story like none other.
Format: eBook - 2016 First edition
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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Kimmmerer is a botany professor and a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation who deftly interweaves science and personal reflections in this fascinating, lyrically written exploration of the natural and cultural history of plants.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Heart Berries: A Memoir
Stó:lō First Nations (Seabird Island Band) author Mailhot has written a searing yet poetic memoir about coming of age as a young woman on a Pacific Northwest reservation, where poverty and intergenerational trauma left deep scars.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2018 Unabridged
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House Made of Dawn
Originally published in 1968, this groundbreaking, Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel by Kiowa writer Momaday depicts the lives of contemporary Native Americans at Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico with rich detail and creative imagery.
Format: eBook - 2018 Fiftieth anniversary edition
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Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel
One of the first novels published in Inuktitut (a Canadian Inuit language), this intimate novel movingly depicts the daily rhythms of life for Sanaaq, an Inuit widow, and her family, and the growing intrusions of white settlers into their community.
Format: eBook - 2014
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