Resources & Education
Lessons from Turtle Island by Guy Jones & Sally Moomaw is a book for teachers to help eliminate stereotyping in the classroom.
Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk Ages 3+
You Hold Me Up by Monique Grey Smith Ages 4+
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, Illustrated by Julie Flett Ages 4+
Young Water Protectors by Aslan Tudor Ages 6+ In this book the young author documents his experiences as an 8 year old in the Standing Rock camp. His story is accompanied by his mother’s photos.
Encounter by Jane Yolen Ages 6+ - Confronts the myths of Columbus from an Indigenous perspective,
A reading of it can be found here.
Shin-chi’s Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell Ages 7+
I Am Not A Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer Ages 7+
Talking Leaves by Joseph Bruchac Ages 9+
Dreaming In Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale Ages 12+
All the Real Indians Died Off by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker confronts 20 myths about Native people, discussing where the myths/stereotypes come from and why they are inaccurate and harmful.
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Through Indian Eyes s a compilation of work by indigenous writers and scholars,
Custer Died For Your Sins by Vine Deloria Jr is a significant read that is both upfront and humorous. Deloria Jr. has over 20 books about issues for Native people.
Printed Voices from Oxaca: Social and cultural reflections from SOS Art Cincinnati
The Winona LaDuke Chronicles by Winona LaDuke
There There by Tommy Orange CW: Sexual Assault, Addiction
The Round House by Louise Erdrich CW: Sexual Assault
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline CW: Sexual Assault
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
Rhymes For Young Ghouls (2013)
This May Be The Last Time (2014)