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House Made of Dawn: Way to Rainy Mountain: The Ancient Child: In the Presence of the Sun: The Man Made of Words: The Names:
Conversations With N. Scott Momaday:
Novels, stories, poems and memoirs by Pulitzer Prize-winning Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday
Smoke Signals: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven: Reservation Blues: Ten Little Indians:
First Indian on the Moon: The Business of Fancydancing: Indian Killer:
Toughest Indian in the World:
Screenplay, stories and poems by acclaimed Spokane/Coeur d'Alene writer Sherman Alexie
Custer Died For Your Sins: Spirit and Reason: Red Earth, White Lies: Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties:
Essays and criticism by Standing Rock Lakota thinker Vine Deloria Jr.
Fools Crow: The Heartsong of Charging Elk: Winter in the Blood: The Indian Lawyer: The Death of Jim Loney:
Riding the Earthboy 40:
Novels and poems by Blackfoot/Gros Ventre writer James Welch
Love Medicine: Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse: Original Fire: Baptism of Desire:
The Blue Jay's Dance: A Birth Year: The Birchbark House: Tracks: The Beet Queen:
The Bingo Palace: Tales of Burning Love:
The Antelope Wife:
Novels, poetry, and stories by Turtle Mountain Chippewa writer Louise Erdrich.
Novels by Leech Lake Ojibwe writer David Treuer.
Walking the Rez Road:
Rez Road Follies:
Stories by Fond du Lac Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup.
Black Eagle Child: The Facepaint Narratives: Remnants of the First Earth: The Invisible Musician: The Rock Island Hiking Club: Winter of the Salamander:
Poetry and stories by Meskwaki author Ray A. Young Bear
We Are The Dreamers:
Recent and early poetry by Mi'kmaq poet Rita Joe.
Poems by Onondaga-Micmac writer Gail Tremblay.
Absentee Indians and Other Poems
Poems by White Earth Ojibwe writer Kimberly Blaeser.
Stories and plays by Fond du Lac Ojibwe writer E. Donald Two-Rivers.
The Surrounded: Wind From an Enemy Sky:
Runner in the Sun:
The Hawk Is Hungry:
Books on Indian life by prominent Cree author D'Arcy McNickle.
The Rez Sisters: Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing: Kiss of the Fur Queen:
Contemporary plays and a novel by Cree author Tomson Highway.
In Search of April Raintree: Spirit of the White Bison: Unusual Friendships:
In the Shadow of Evil:
Novels and stories by Canadian Metis author Beatrice Mosionier.
Sojourners and Sundogs: Bent Box: Daughters Are Forever:
Stories, poems and novels by Metis author Lee Maracle.
Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth: The Baby Blues: Bootlegger Blues:
Curve Lake Ojibwe playwright/essayist Drew Hayden Taylor.
Fugitive Colors: Not Vanishing: Dream On:
Mixed-blood lesbian poet Chrystos
Wrenching autobiography of Metis writer Maria Campbell.
Dirt Road Home:
Poems by Abenaki writer Cheryl Savageau.
Molly Molasses and Me:
Stories by Penobscot author Ssipsis.
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