Lists and Suggestions

List: Winter Reading: Native American Authors

Erdrich, Louise, author.

It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Moun...

Weiden, David Heska Wanbli, 1963- author.

Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When ...

Treuer, David, author.

"The received idea of Native American history has been that it essentially ended with the 1890...

Ford, Kelli Jo, author.

"It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a ...

Hobson, Brandon, author.

"A spare, lyrical Native American coming of age story set in rural Oklahoma in the late 1980s....

Verble, Margaret, author.

"From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud's Line, an epic novel that follows a...

Jones, Stephen Graham, 1972- author.

"Peter Straub's Ghost Story meets Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies in this American ...

Orange, Tommy, 1982- author.

Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather i...

Staples, Dennis E., author.

"Set on an Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota, This Town Sleeps is the story of Marion L...

Roanhorse, Rebecca, author.

"While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse,...

Rendon, Marcie R., author.

"Cash and Sheriff Wheaton make for a strange partnership. He pulled her from her mother's...

Howe, LeAnne, author.

May 1875: Mary Todd Lincoln is addicted to opiates and tried in a Chicago court on charges of insan...

Mailhot, Terese Marie, author.

"Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Isl...

Welch, James, 1940-2003.

"Inspired by actual historical fact, James Welch's The Heartsong of Charging Elk tells th...

Hausman, Blake M. (Blake Michael)

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

Hogan, Linda.

Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But ...

Glancy, Diane.

Stone Heart is a gripping retelling of the story of American legend Sacajawea, the young Shoshoni w...

Power, Susan, 1961-

A multi-generational saga of the Sioux Indians, mixing magic and reality. Set in the Dakotas, it be...

Earling, Debra Magpie.

"In the 1940s on the Flathead Indian Reservation, a reckless and stubborn young girl sets her ...

Clapsaddle, Annette Saunooke, author.

"Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina, ...