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A sampling of stories about the life, culture and history of Native American people, told in their own words.

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  Cover Art: Blue Earth Achtenberg, Anya
Blue Earth
Characters from the 1980's and 90's are impacted by the events of the 1860's, including the execution of 38 Dakota.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Blasphemy  New and Selected Stories Alexie, Sherman
Blasphemy New and Selected Stories
Thirty plus stories of contemporary, primarily urban, native Americans, laced with sorrow and humor.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Killing Winter Arthurson, Wayne
A Killing Winter
Leo struggles to reconnect with his estranged son and fights his gambling addiction while becoming increasingly consumed by an undercover case involving a missing Native street kid who is found brutally murdered by gang members.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Black Silk Handkerchief Birchfield, D L
Black Silk Handkerchief
Hom-Astubby, a Choctaw lawyer-turned-photographer, suddenly finds himself at the center of the biggest manhunt and the biggest media event in Colorado's history when he befriends a huge abandoned dog while on vacation.
Adult Mystery Book BIRCHFI
  Cover Art: Dreams Beneath Your Feet Blevins, Winfred
Dreams Beneath Your Feet
A Spur Award-winning author continues his Rendezvous series with this fifth novel, which continues the story of trapper, fighter, and survivor Sam Morgan
Adult Western Book BLEVINS
  Cover Art: The Orenda Boyden, Joseph
The Orenda
A critically acclaimed epic of Canada, from the perspective a Huron warrior, Iroquois woman and a Jesuit priest in the early 17th century.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Cheyenne Madonna Chuculate, Eddie D.
Cheyenne Madonna
Linked short stories paint a portrait of a young Native American artist struggling with the two constants in his life, alcohol and art. They also offer a portrait of America, of its dispossessed, its outlaws, and its visionaries.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Barjack and the Unwelcome Ghost Conley, Robert J
Barjack and the Unwelcome Ghost
Marshal Barjack likes to keep peace and quiet in the tiny town of Asininity. It's better for business at the Hooch House, the saloon that Barjack owns. But peace and quiet have gotten mighty hard to come by.
Adult Western Book CONLEY
  Cover Art: Indian Country Noir Cortez, Sarah
Indian Country Noir
Stylized and ambitious anthology of Native American literature
Adult Fiction Book INDIAN
  Cover Art: The Post-war Dream Cullin, Mitch
The Post-war Dream
Hollis and Debra have settled into their golden years in a gated community outside of Tucson. Although they are devoted to each other, events that took place decades earlier have left Hollis with a deep-seated trauma -- and with a secret he has never been able to share with his wife. When Debra is diagnosed with cancer, she makes her husband a simple request -- Tell me about us -- which forces Hollis to revisit his past.
Adult Fiction Book CULLIN
  Cover Art: Night Train  Stories Erdrich, Liselotte
Night Train Stories
A sharp-humored and powerful primer on life in the small towns and Indian reservations of Minnesota and North Dakota
Adult Fiction Book ERDRICH
  Cover Art: Round House Erdrich, Louise
Round House
A coming of age story set on the Ojibwe reservation of North Dakota, a tale of hate crimes and the pursuit of justice.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: If I Ever Get Out of Here Gansworth, Eric L
If I Ever Get Out of Here
Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and Whites--and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Reason for Crows a Story of Kateri Tekakwitha Glancy, Diane
The Reason for Crows a Story of Kateri Tekakwitha
The story of a seventeenth-century Mohawk woman's interaction with her land, the Jesuits, and the religion they brought.
Adult Fiction Book GLANCY
  Cover Art: The Dance Boots Grover, Linda LeGarde
The Dance Boots
Linked stories of Ojibwa people trying to be true to traditional ways in a rapidly changing world.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: People of the Whale Hogan, Linda
People of the Whale
Separated from his beloved wife by his decision to serve in Vietnam, Native American Thomas Witka Just fathers a child with another woman, returns home to find his tribe in a moral conflict over a whale hunt, and struggles with his feelings about the son he left behind.
Adult Fiction Book HOGAN
  Cover Art: Lonesome Animals Holbert, Bruce
Lonesome Animals
"In Lonesome Animals, Russell Strawl, a tormented former lawman, is called out of retirement to hunt a serial killer with a sense of the macabre."
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: From the Hilltop Jensen, Toni
From the Hilltop
Short stories of Native Americans carrying the past and reservation life into the future and into cities.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Growing Up Dead in Texas Jones, Stephen Graham
Growing Up Dead in Texas
Returning to his small Texas hometown, a writer delves into an investigation of an unsolved arson case, a cotton fire twenty-five years earlier that split the community and turned family members against each other.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Born of Silence Kenyon, Sherrilyn
Born of Silence
Vowing to destroy his father's killer while outmaneuvering alter ego Kere, Darling Cruel, a dictator member of an elite ruling family, is shattered when Resistance leader Zarya, his most trusted ally, turns a specially designed weapon against Darling's family in her effort to rekindle his humanity.
Adult Fiction Book
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• Alexie, Sherman
Spokane-Coeur d'Alene
• Allen, Paula Gunn
• Big Crow, Moses Nelson
• Boyden, Joseph
• Bruchac, Joseph
• Conley , Robert J.
• Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth
Crow Creek Lakota
• Erdrich, Liselotte
Turtle Mountain Ojibwe
• Erdrich, Louise
Turtle Mountain Ojibwe
• Glancy, Diane
• Gomez, Jewelle
• Hale, Janet Campbell
Coeur d'Alene-Kootenay
• Henry, Gordon, 1955-
White Earth Ojibwe
• Highway, Tomson
• Hobson, Geary
• Hogan, Linda
• Jones, Stephen Graham
• King, Thomas, 1943-
• LaFavor, Carole
• Medawar, Mardi Oakley
• Momaday, N Scott
• Oskison, John M.
• Owens, Louis
• Paschen, Elise
poetry; Osage
• Power, Susan, 1961-
Standing Rock Sioux
• Robinson, Eden
• Sarris, Greg
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
• Silko, Leslie Marmon
Laguna Pueblo
• Smith, Cynthia Leitich
Muscogee Creek
• Strete, Craig
• Stroud, Virginia A.
Keetowah Cherokee-Muscogee
• Treuer, David
Leech Lake Ojibwe
• Van Camp, Richard
Tli Cho
• Vizenor, Gerald
White Earth Ojibwe
• Walters, Anna Lee
• Welch, James
Blackfeet-Gros Ventre
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