Reading more Indigenous books has made me realize that Indigenous authors are held to a higher standard in order to get published.
Understanding what we call the American environment can only be done through studying the works of those who originally tended to it.
These picture books help teach about Indian Residential Schools, which is foundational to understanding Canada as it is today, including When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson and Julie Flett.
2020 was long, but it was also a prolific year for many authors. Let’s explore the most popular 2020 indigenous books from this past year, including Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse.
Suggested reads from north of the 49th parallel to help you observe the International Day of the World's Indigenous People.