From picture books to middle grade to YA, these recent books by and about Native people are perfect for kids from two to teens.
Each of these Indigenous memoirs is unique, representing the experience of moving through the world as a Native person on stolen land.
Find new children's books by Native American authors for Native American Heritage Month, including Still This Love Goes On by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Illustrated by Julie Flett.
The Cherokee Phoenix was the first indigenous newspaper in the U.S., starting in 1828, and it is still reporting today.
There are simply too many amazing Indigenous poets (North American or otherwise) to capture all on one list, but here is a place to start reading, including Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz.
Urban Indian literature is an important category of literature that does the dual work of being entertaining while correcting stereotypes.
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.
From bookmobiles to charming brick and mortar stores to online book emporiums, these Indigenous owned bookstores are well worth the visit.
Find some recent and older works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry among these older and instant classics about Indigenous people, including There There by Tommy Orange.
A starting point for recognizing the diversity of contemporary Native literature, with reads like Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.