tag: books

Conor Kerr
A herd of stolen bison get tangled up in a scheme orchestrated by a fiery Indigenous activist and her aimless young companion in a new book by Metis author Conor Kerr.
Medicine Wheel for the Planet A Journey Toward Personal and Ecological Healing
Indigenous scientists often have a foot in two worlds: modern science and the wisdom that comes from sacred and traditional knowledge.
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There’s something for everybody on the summer reading lists by our expert panel of Native super-readers.
Waubgeshig Rice
Ten years since a world-changing blackout, an Anishinaabe community must embark on a mission of discovery in the next chapter from First Nations author Waubgeshig Rice.
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We are in the midst of a new surge of Native writing talent.
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Join Ojibwe writer Marcie Rendon, Lakota humorist Tiffany Midge, author Kimberly Blaeser and poet Kinsale Drake  in celebration of National Poetry Month.
Pipe Spring National Monument
Most tribes have important traditional connections to the stars and other celestial bodies in the night sky.
Stephen Graham Jones
Bestselling Blackfeet writer Stephen Graham Jones caps off his horror trilogy with The Angel of Indian Lake.
Tommy Orange
In his new novel, Tommy Orange weaves together the complex history of the Indian boarding school era as witnessed by the ancestors to the characters in his best-selling debut.
Ned Blackhawk and Craig Santos Perez
Two of the newest National Book Award winners reinterpret conventional views of their homelands through their unique, Indigenous lenses.
N. Scott Momaday (1934-2024)
N. Scott Momaday was a literary force. The groundbreaking Kiowa author died on January 24, 2024, at the age of 89.
Zapatista Army of National Liberation - Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional
This month marks 30 years since the Zapatista Army of National Liberation attracted worldwide attention with their rebel uprising in demand of Indigenous rights in Mexico.
Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Nation is celebrating a major milestone for a film that shares an otherwise difficult time in the tribe’s history.
Daniel Wildcat
Author, historian and Haskell Indian Nations University professor Daniel Wildcat believes in the power of Indigenous knowledge to counter big problems.
Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run
In January 1879, U.S. soldiers hunted down and killed Northern Cheyenne men, women and children who attempted to escape unbearable conditions at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
Reservation Dogs
Tune in as Native America Calling recalls the highlights of the Native stories that connected with audiences in 2023.
Thomas Pecore Weso
The memoir of the late educator, writer and artist Thomas Pecore Weso was just published. Join the conversation on Native America Calling.
Colonization and the Wampanoag Story
The full picture of how the earliest colonists interacted with Native people is clouded by the myths constructed by those writing history.
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie’s stated connections to any tribe in Canada or the United States appear to be completely made up. What’s next?
Green Fuse Burning by Tiffany Morris
You never know what spirits you might summon when you whistle in the darkness.
Gatherings Cafe
What’s on The Menu at Native America Calling? A new cookbook, a new cafe and a new spotlight on a catering business.
Piapot, Saskatchewan
A Canadian news documentary focuses on the Native identity claims of one of the most celebrated performers in entertainment history.
Teachers, librarians, authors, and literary advocates are struggling to keep books about Native issues in public classrooms and libraries.
Henry Boucha - Warroad Warrior
Henry Boucha (Ojibwe) served as an inspiration for many Native hockey athletes and fans. He passed away on September 18, 2023, at the age of 72.
Angeline Boulley
Where else can you get a young adult mystery and a lesson in the Native American Graves Protection Act but from a Native author?
Omaha Nation Public Schools
Native youth are taking control of their health with a new farm. Plus a new book! See what’s on The Menu.
Santa Fe Indian Market
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, the federal agency charged with protecting and promoting authentic Native art, is welcoming a new member.
Maui Wildfire
The unprecedented fires on Maui have impacted Native Hawaiian history, language and culture.
A Promise Kept
After removal from their home and an arduous and deadly forced march, the Muscogee Nation arrived in Oklahoma with little more than a promise that they could revive and rebuild.
Pope Francis
The Catholic Church formally repudiated a religious doctrine that was used to justify the theft of lands from indigenous peoples in North America.
Avatar The Way of Water
The creators of the new Avatar sequel continue what they see as a science fiction account of colonialism and Indigenous resistance. But it’s getting plenty of push-back from Native audiences.
"We Are All Related - Mitakuye Owasin" by Jessie Taken Alive-Rencountre
A growing number of Native writers are turning to self-publishing — and there’s a number of supportive organizations and independent publishers that can help.
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Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Forever Cousins and Look Grandma
A number of new Native children’s books make great bedtime stories, especially for those hungry little book worms.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
This Veterans Day, officials are formally dedicating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
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Friday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from Native authors and poets as they discuss works on the Native Bookshelf.
South Fort George School in British Columbia
Many Canadians are coming to terms with the nation’s history of schooling and settler colonialism.
Alan Parker
Alan Parker, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a profound impact on law and policy in Indian Country.
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There’s a new surge of efforts to ban books by Native authors and other works that challenge colonial conventional wisdom.
Tim Giago
The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.