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Love Medicine
Love Medicine
by Louise Erdrich
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The first book in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, which also includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, and The Bingo Palace, Love Medicine tells the story of two families--the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Now resequenced by the author with the... (read more)

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The Surrounded (Zia Book)
The Surrounded (Zia Book)
by Darcy Mcnickle
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A novel set on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana.... (read more)

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Flight: A Novel
Flight: A Novel
by Sherman Alexie
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Darkly funny, sharply observant, Flight lays bare the experience of a teenaged outsider circa 2007. Alternately heartbreaking and wondrous, Sherman Alexie's first novel in ten years tells the story of an orphan careening through foster homes until... (read more)

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Almanac of the Dead
Almanac of the Dead
by Leslie Marmon Silko
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In its extraordinary range of character and culture, Almanac of the Dead is fiction on the grand scale. The acclaimed author of Ceremony has undertaken a weaving of ideas and lives, fate and history, passion and conquest in an attempt to re-create the... (read more)

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Tracks
Tracks
by Louise Erdrich
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Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people... (read more)

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Mean Spirit
Mean Spirit
by Linda Hogan
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Letters sent to Washington, D.C., from Oklahoma Indians begging for help go unanswered--until Native American government official, Stace Red Hawk, travels west to investigate. "I wish everyone would read Mean Spirit".--Tony Hillerman. Winner of the 1990... (read more)

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Ceremony
Ceremony
by Leslie Marmon Silko
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Ceremony cast a spell on me; I read it over the course of a day, reluctantly putting it down only to eat and walk with the dog. It is the story of Tayo, whose soul has been horribly broken, and of his perilous journey back to wholeness. How rare it is... (read more)

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Ten Little Indians
Ten Little Indians
by Sherman Alexie
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Sherman Alexie's Ten Little Indians, a massively acclaimed national best-seller, "serves up nine seamless stories formed in the gut and delivered from the heart, depicting Native Americans caught in contemporary cultural crosshairs" (Elle). In Alexie'... (read more)

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven
by Sherman Alexi
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In this "compelling and impressive collection" (Washington Times), Sherman Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, brilliantly paints a complex, grimly ironic portrait of life in and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. These interlinked tales are... (read more)

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Reservation Blues
Reservation Blues
by Sherman Alexie
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In the 111-year life of the Spokane Indian reservation, not one person has arrived by accident — until the day the black stranger appears with nothing more than the suit he wears and the guitar slung over his back. The man happens to be the... (read more)

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Sacajawea (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
Sacajawea (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
by Anna Lee Waldo
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Clad in a doeskin, alone and unafraid, she stood straight and proud before the onrushing forces of America's destiny: Sacajawea, child of a Shoshoni chief, lone woman on Lewis and Clark's historic trek -- beautiful spear of a dying nation. She knew many... (read more)

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Crazy Brave: A Memoir
Crazy Brave: A Memoir
by Joy Harjo
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In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our leading Native American voices, details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up... (read more)

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Ten Little Indians
Ten Little Indians
by Sherman Alexie
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Sherman Alexie is one of today's most captivating and popular writers — The Nation has called him "a master of language, writing beautifully, unsparingly, and straight to the heart." Now, with Ten Little Indians, he offers nine poignant and... (read more)

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Green Grass, Running Water
Green Grass, Running Water
by Thomas King
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In this magical, rollicking tale, the author of the highly-acclaimed novel Medicine River unites two strong and sassy women with three hard-luck, hard-headed men in a search for the middle ground between Native American tradition and the modern world.... (read more)

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Pieces of White Shell
Pieces of White Shell
by Terry Tempest Williams
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This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller. Steeped in the lore of the Navajo reservation, where she worked as a teacher, the author came to see Navajo legend and ritual as touchstones for evaluating her own experience. She... (read more)

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Coyote Stories
Coyote Stories
by Mourning Dove
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A powerful force and yet the butt of humor, the coyote figure runs through the folklore of many American Indian tribes. He can be held up as a "terrible example" of conduct, a model of what not to do, and yet admired for a careless. anarchistic energy... (read more)

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Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
by Velma Wallis
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Chapter One Hunger and cold take their toll The air stretched tight, quiet and cold over the vast land Tall spruce branches bung heavily laden with snow, awaiting distant spring winds. The frosted willows seemed to tremble in the freezing temperatures... (read more)

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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
by Louise Erdrich
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Chapter OneNaked Woman Playing Chopin1910-1912 Eighty-some years previous, through a town that was to flourish and past a farm that would disappear, the river slid -- all that happened began with that flow of water. The town on its banks was very new and... (read more)

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House Made of Dawn (Perennial Classics)
House Made of Dawn (Perennial Classics)
by N Scott Momaday
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House Made of Dawn,which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969, tells the story of a young American Indian named Abel, home from a foreign war and caught between two worlds: one his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons and the harsh beauty of... (read more)

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The Way to Rainy Mountain
The Way to Rainy Mountain
by N Scott Momaday
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First published in paperback by UNM Press in 1976, The Way to Rainy Mountain has sold over 200,000 copies. "The paperback edition of The Way to Rainy Mountain was first published twenty-five years ago. One should not be surprised, I suppose, that it has... (read more)

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