In this stunning collection of prose, poetry, and beautifully matched art, young Native women honor the past and grapple with contemporary Native issues. These writers’ resilience and powerful voices will resonate.
Global warming takes away the ability for people to dream, and it is causing them to go crazy. The bone marrow from indigenous North American people holds the cure, but death will result when the marrow is taken.
Call Number: YA Collection PZ7.E2657 My 2011 & ebook
Alaskans Luke, Chickie, Sonny, Donna and Amiq share their experiences in the early 1960s when they are forced to attend a Catholic boarding school where, despite different tribal affiliations, they come to find a sort of family and home.
Where the Dead Sit Talking
Call Number: YA Collection PS3608.O248 W48 2018
Set in rural Oklahoma during the late 1980s, Where the Dead Sit Talking is a startling, authentically voiced and lyrically written Native American coming-of-age story.
When a Native-owned business catches fire, two Native teen boys are arrested, though readers know the blaze was set by the white sheriff’s son. Through words and illustrations, this graphic novel reveals two systems of justice at work and demonstrates that a Native system of restorative justice has more to offer than incarceration.
Cash and Wheaton--a strange partnership. He pulled her from her mother's wrecked car when she was three. Northern Minnesota, cold Indian Country. Wheaton kept an eye out. So there they are, staring at the unidentified dead Indian. Cash said he was Red Lake. Dreamed his cheap house on the reservation, mother and kids waiting. That's the place to start looking.