from Bonita Dickman, Librarian & Head of E-Resources and Automation Systems
Officially designated in 1990, National Native American Heritage Month is observed each November to recognize the history and significant contributions of indigenous Americans.
For information specific to Wisconsin's twelve tribal nations (out of 574 tribal nations in the U.S.), take a look at our Indigenous People guide.
For reading inspiration, here's just a small selection of titles by indigenous authors that we have in our library's collection:
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Print (PS 3569 .I44 C4 1986)
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Ebook via Libby and Print (General Collection, PS 3555 .R42 R68 2012)
There, There by Tommy Orange
Ebook via Libby and Print (General Collection, PS 3615 .R32 T48 2018)
Warrior Girl, Unearthed by Angeline Boulley
Print (LZ 7 .B685 WAR 2023)
IRL by Tommy Pico
Print (PS 3616 .I288 I75 2016)
Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead
Print (PR 9199.4 .W4745 J64 2018)
Reckonings: Contemporary Short Fiction by Native American Women ed. by Hertha D. Sweet Wong, Lauren Stuart Muller, and Jana Sequoya Magdaleno
Ebook via EBSCO eBooks
Libby allows you to borrow ebooks and audiobooks. You can find links to Libby in our A-Z Resource List and on the library homepage (in the Ebooks, Audiobooks, & Streaming tab).
For help and more info, see our FAQ: How do I download ebooks?
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