November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time to cherish the Native American culture that has so heavily influenced the contemporary American way of life. Native American literature in particular is rich with the voices and perspectives of Native Americans and their traditions, struggles, and triumphs woven into poetry, works of fiction, and memoirs. Visit the Native American Heritage Month website for more information and live events.
Having difficulty figuring out where to start? You’ve come to the right place! If you choose to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with literature at home, the Library’s online selections are a great place to begin your exploration of Native American works.
If you enjoy fiction the most, try beginning with these popular novels:
If you’re interested in personal chronicles, look no further:
Maybe historical accounts or non-fiction works are more your cup of tea:
Let us know on social media what literature you’re reading for Native American History Month!