Lists and Suggestions

List: Own Stories: Native American Fiction

Erdrich, Louise,

When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into ...

Vizenor, Gerald Robert,

Centered on the volatile issue of the repatriation of Native American skeletal remains, "Chance...

LaDuke, Winona.

A powerful and poignant novel tracing the lives of seven generations of Anishinaabe (O)bwe/Chippewa)...

Alexie, Sherman,

Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology...

Sanders, William,

This book contains nine of William Sanders' best short stories, including "The Undiscovere...

Forbes, Jack D.

Seventeen short stories on life as an Indian in today's America. In An Incident in a Tour Among...

Power, Susan,

In Roofwalker, Native American writer Susan Power explores the complexities of contemporary Native A...

Allen, Paula Gunn,

An overview of American Indian literature, from early oral history to bestselling books. The works o...

Allen, Paula Gunn.

A collection of American Indian literature from 1974 to 1994. It contains an introduction by the edi...

Welch, James,

Inspired by actual historical fact, James Welch's tells the story of an Oglala Sioux who trave...

Bruchac, Joseph,

An action-packed adventure story spun in authentic native oral tradition, Dawn Land unfolds about te...

Yeahpau, Thomas.

A collection of interwoven stories that chronicles the lives of several X-Indians--those Indians who...

Silko, Leslie Marmon,

Indigo, an Indian girl from Arizona orphaned by U.S. Cavalry, is adopted by an intellectual white wo...

Velie, Alan R.,

Along with the traditional, primarily oral, literature of tales, songs, memoirs, and oratory, this r...

Young Bear, Ray A.

Indians weigh modernity versus ancient ways. The story is told through the eyes of a reservation Ind...

Bell, Betty Louise,

A memoir devoted to three generations of Cherokee women in Oklahoma. A look at what it means to be I...

Sarris, Greg.

Set in a northern California landscape of tumbledown shacks and recycled barracks, Grand Avenue is a...

Glancy, Diane.

The story of a 17th century Mohawk woman's interaction with her land, the Jesuits, and the reli...

Hausman, Blake M.

"A surrealistic revisiting of the Cherokee Removal, Riding the Trail of Tears takes us to north...

Momaday, N. Scott,

Returning to the land of his ancestors for his grandmother's funeral, Set is drawn to the fable...

Carlson, Lori M.

Presents ten short stories about contemporary Native American teens by members of tribes of the Unit...