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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! Celebrate the continent's diverse cultures any time of year with books and movies by and about Native Americans.

Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation | John Ehle

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water | Michael Dorris

Up Heartbreak Hill | Thomas Martinez, Tamara Hardy, and Erica Scharf

Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner) | dir. Zacharias Kunuk

The Business of Fancydancing | dir. Sherman Alexie

Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country | Louise Erdrich

Voice of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1900 - 1970 | ed. Paula Gunn Allen

Mankiller: a Chief and Her People | Wilma Pearl Mankiller

I Tell You Now: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers | ed. Brian Swann and Arnold Krupat

Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940 | Brenda J. Child

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux | Black Elk, as to John G. Neihardt

Bead on an Anthill: a Lakota Childhood | Delphine Red Shirt

Two Old Women: an Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival | Velma Wallis

That's What She Said: Contemporary Poetry and Fiction by Native American Women | ed. Rayna Green

The Sun Came Down: the History of the World as my Blackfeet Elders Told It | Percy Bullchild

Rising Voices: Writings of Young Native Americans | ed. Arlene B. Hirschfelder and Beverly R. Singer

Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine Woman's Sourcebook | Paula Gunn Allen

A Gathering of Spirit: a Collection by North American Indian Women | ed. Beth Brant

500 Nations: an Illustrated History of North American Indians | Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.

The Sacred Feminine: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions | Paula Gunn Allen