Indigenous Author Reading List

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month we wanted to share stories by indigenous authors. Many of their stories are often overlooked in history classes but these wonderful children's books help educate and highlight some of their history. While we hope for a more inclusive future for now we hope we can make a small difference by sharing some books for you to read. Check out our list below:
  1. We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
  2. A Day With Yayah by Nicola L. Campbell
  3. We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp
  4. First Laugh—Welcome, Baby! by Rose Ann Tahe
  5. Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk
  6. Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble

  1. Swift Fox All Along by Rebecca Lea Thomas
  2. The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac
  3. At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorrel
  4. When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith
  5. Greet the Dawn: The Lakota Way by S.D. Nelson
  6. We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know by Traci Sorell

Everyone’s history is equally as important! We hope you enjoy these books which celebrate indigenous peoples heritage…comment down below your favorite book from the list!

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