Indigenous Peoples' Day Resources

 Indigenous Peoples Day Resource List

A curated list of available audiobooks and e-books by Native authors can be found on Valnet's Overdrive.

 Adult Books in LCLD’s Collection:

Fiction Own Voices Books by Native Authors:

  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  • Perma Red by Debra Magpie Earling
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
  • Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
  • Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
  • The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich
  • Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
  • The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
  • Night of the Mannequins by Stephen Graham Jones
  • Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
  • Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  • Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

Nonfiction Books by Native Authors:

  • Ohitika Woman by Mary Brave Bird
  • Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Vine Deloria, Jr.
  • Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo
  • Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes
  • The Tao of Raven: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes
  • Dark. Sweet. New and Selected Poems by Linda Hogan
  • Dwellings : A Spiritual History of the Living World by Linda Hogan.
  • Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land by Toni Jensen
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
  • Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot
  • The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday
  • The Beadworkers: Stories by Beth Piatote
  • The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit by Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Turquoise Ledge by Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Rez Life by David Treuer
  • Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward





Adult Books Available in the Valnet System:

  • Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
  • Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden
  • We Talk, You Listen by Vine Deloria Jr.
  • God is Red: A Native View of Religion by Vine Deloria Jr.
  • Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog
  • Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan
  • All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life by Winona LaDuke
  • Last Standing Woman by Winona LaDuke
  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

Films Available on Kanopy

  • Lake of Betrayal (2017) 
  • Ohiyesa: Soul of an Indian (2018) 
  • We Breathe Again (2017)
  • Why Save a Language? (2006) 

 Films Available on DVD in the Valnet System

  • Idaho’s Forgotten War (2010) 
  • We Shall Remain (2009)
  • Why Save a Language? (2006)