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Recommended Reading

Recommended Readings –

Books That May Change Your Life

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee – Dee Brown

Black Elk Speaks – John G. Neihardt

Neither Wolf Nor Dog, The Wolf at Twilight, and The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo – Kent Nerburn

The Wisdom of the Native American Indians – Kent Nerburn

Indian Givers – Jack Weatherford

The Female Brain – Dr. Luann Brizendine (suggested by Buffy St. Marie)

The End of War – John Horgan

To Be There, Is Here – Meditations of the Heart – Douglas Dale Fry  (ebook)

Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions – Richard Erodes

Sweet Medicine – Peter J. Powell

Braiding Sweetgrass – Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Lakota Way: Stories and lessons for living, Native American Wisdom on Ethics and Character. Author: Joseph M Marshall.

Crossing Bok Chitto, written by Tim Tingle (Choctaw) and illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges (Cherokee) 2006

When We Were Alone, written by David Alexander Robertson (Swampy Cree) and illustrated by Julie Flett, 2016

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, written by Sherman Alexie (Spokane-Coeur d’Alene-Choctaw) and illustrated by Ellen Forney, 2007 (there is also a sequel to this)

Birchbark House, by Louise Erdrich (Chippewa), 1999

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse, written by Joseph Marshall III (Sicangu Lakota/Rosebud Sioux) and illustrated by Jim Yellowhawk (Cheyenne River Lakota Nation) 2015

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, edited by Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot’in) and Mary Beth Leatherdale (2017)

Blue Horses Rush In, by Luci Tapahonso (Navajo), 1997

Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Story, written by Johnny Arlee (Salish) and illustrated by Sam Sandoval (Salish/Navajo), 2005

The Blue Raven, a graphic novel written by Richard Van Camp (Tlicho) and illustrated by Steven Keewatin Sanderson (Plains Cree) 2009

Saga of Chief Joseph- Helen Addison Howard
Light a Distant Fire – Lucia St. Clair Robson
The Last Comanche Chief, The life and times of Quannah Parker- Bill Neeley
Osceola’s Legacy- Patricia R. Wickman
Peyote Religion- Omer C. Stewart