#Indigenous

The History of the Cherokee Phoenix, the First Native Language Newspaper

The Cherokee Phoenix was the first indigenous newspaper in the U.S., starting in 1828, and it is still reporting today.

10 Pacific Islander and Pasifika Authors You Should Know About

Get to know these 10 incredible Pacific Islander and Pasifika authors, including Célestine Hitiura Vaite.

Indigenous Authors Are Held to Higher Standards

Reading more Indigenous books has made me realize that Indigenous authors are held to a higher standard in order to get published.

9 of the Best Books by Native Alaskans and Hawaiians

To celebrate the ties that bind Alaskans and Hawai’ians, here are some of the best books by Native Alaskan and Hawai’ian authors, including The Tao of Raven by Ernestine Hayes and Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen by Queen Liliuokalani.

Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

From bookmobiles to charming brick and mortar stores to online book emporiums, these Indigenous owned bookstores are well worth the visit.

There Is No Environmental Literature Without Indigenous Authors

Understanding what we call the American environment can only be done through studying the works of those who originally tended to it.

We Want More Indigenous Superheroes!

It says it all in the title. We need to see more Indigenous superheroes to share their stories and connect with our world history.

8 Children’s Books With Indigenous Main Characters in Latin America

Here are some beautifully illustrated books to help children learn about Indigenous cultures (some are even bilingual!).

Books About Indian Residential Schools In Canada: Nonfiction and Fiction

Learn about the ongoing legacy of Indian residential schools in Canada with these history books, memoirs, novels, and poetry collections.

Picture Books To Teach Children About Residential Schools

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.