Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, with Native American Heritage Day falling on November 25th this year. You can learn more about Native American Heritage Month here. We've listed just a few of our favorite Indigenous writers and their websites below, as well as works written by them.


Kali Fajardo-Anstine website | instagram

Louise Erdrich wikipedia

Linda Hogan website

Erika Wurth website

James Welch website

Sherman Alexie website

Robin Wall Kimmerer website

Tommy Pico website | instagram

Joshua Whitehead website | instagram

William Least Heat-Moon facebook


 

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Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511328
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Published: One World - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “dazzling, cinematic, intimate, lyrical” (Roxane Gay) epic of betrayal, love, and fate that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family in the American West, from the author of the National Book Award finalist Sabrina & Corina
 


Sabrina & Corina: Stories By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525511304
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Published: One World - April 7th, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands. 


The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


The Night Watchman: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WASHINGTON POST, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


A History of Kindness By Linda Hogan Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781948814256
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Published: Torrey House Press - June 2nd, 2020

Hogan remains awed and humble in this sweetly embracing, plangent book of grateful, sorrowful, tender poems wed to the scarred body and ravaged Earth.
--BOOKLIST

COLORADO BOOK AWARD WINNER
OKLAHOMA BOOK AWARD WINNER


Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World By Linda Hogan Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393322477
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 17th, 2007

Award-winning Chickasaw poet and novelist Linda Hogan explores her lifelong love of the living world and all its inhabitants.


White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250847652
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

"This ghost story is a perfect example of new wave horror that will also satisfy fans of classic Stephen King." —Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic


You Who Enter Here By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781438473161
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Published: State University of New York Press - March 1st, 2019

Finalist for the 2020 Colorado Book Award in the Literary Fiction category presented by the Colorado Center for the Book
Finalist for the 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Multicultural (Adult Fiction) category
2020 In the Margins Top Ten and Fiction Recommendation


Winter in the Blood By James Welch, Louise Erdrich (Introduction by), Joy Harjo (Foreword by) Cover Image
By James Welch, Louise Erdrich (Introduction by), Joy Harjo (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143105220
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Published: Penguin Classics - July 29th, 2008

A contemporary classic from a major writer of the Native American renaissance — "Brilliant, brutal and, in my opinion, Welch's best work." —Tommy Orange, The Washington Post


Fools Crow By James Welch, Thomas McGuane (Introduction by) Cover Image
By James Welch, Thomas McGuane (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143106517
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 25th, 2011

The 25th-anniversary edition of "a novel that in the sweep and inevitability of its events...is a major contribution to Native American literature." (Wallace Stegner)


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian By Sherman Alexie Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.


Reservation Blues By Sherman Alexie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802141903
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Published: Grove Press - February 7th, 2005

Sherman Alexie has been hailed as "one of the best writers we have" (The Nation). Reservation Blues is his "irresistibly stunning debut novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780870714993
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Published: Oregon State University Press - March 1st, 2003

Braiding Sweetgrass By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Bestseller
Named a Best Essay Collection of the Decade by Literary Hub


Nature Poem By Tommy Pico Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941040638
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Published: Tin House Books - May 9th, 2017

A book-length poem about how an American Indian writer can’t bring himself to write about nature, but is forced to reckon with colonial-white stereotypes, manifest destiny, and his own identity as an young, queer, urban-dwelling poet.

A Best Book of the Year at BuzzFeed, Interview, and more.

 


Irl By Tommy Pico Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780991429868
Published: Birds - September 1st, 2016

Poetry. Native American Studies. LGBT Studies. IRL is a sweaty, summertime poem composed like a long text message, rooted in the epic tradition of A.R. Ammons, ancient Kumeyaay Bird Songs, and Beyonc 's visual albums.


Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction By Joshua Whitehead (Editor) Cover Image
By Joshua Whitehead (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781551528113
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 20th, 2020

Lambda Literary Award winner


Making Love with the Land: Essays By Joshua Whitehead Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517914479
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - November 15th, 2022

A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world

The novel Jonny Appleseed established Joshua Whitehead as one of the most exciting and important new literary voices on Turtle Island, winning both a Lambda Literary Award and Canada Reads 2021.


Blue Highways: A Journey into America By William Least Heat-Moon, Bill McKibben (Foreword by) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316353298
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 19th, 1999

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.


Prairyerth: A Deep Map By William Least Heat-Moon Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780395925690
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Published: Mariner Books - February 15th, 1999

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.