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Native American Books by Native American Authors

Stories Moshum & Kokum Told Me

Artist - Author: 
Arnold Isbister

I combine my paintings with my Indigenous culture and short stories into a book of storytelling - another form of Art. In the coming years look for more books with illustrations and paintings of rich, colorful and sometime haunting stories.

All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life

Artist - Author: 
Winona LaDuke

Native peoples' resistance to environmental degradation and to cultural genocide are intimately linked as these essays by a leading Native American environmental activist. She was the Green vice-presidential candidate in 1996 and tours frequently with the Indigo Girls.

Last Standing Woman

Artist - Author: 
Winona LaDuke

Based on a tragic history and presenting a hopeful vision for the future, Last Standing Woman is a powerful and poignant first novel tracing the lives of seven generations of Anishinaabe (Ojibwe / Chippewa).

Recovering the Sacred

Artist - Author: 
Winona LaDuke

When she invites us to "recover the sacred," well-known Native American organizer Winona LaDuke is requesting far more than the rescue of ancient bones and beaded headbands from museums. For LaDuke, only the power to define what is sacred-and access it-will enable Native American communities to remember who they are and fashion their future.

The Winona LaDuke Reader

Artist - Author: 
Winona LaDuke

A charismatic and inspiring speaker and writer, LaDuke possesses a stirring passion that comes through in the 40 speeches, articles and fiction excerpts compiled in The Winona LaDuke Reader. This is the first collection of the many political speeches and “think-pieces” that she has written for magazines such as Sierra, Smithsonian’s American Indian, and more.

Perma Red

Artist - Author: 
Debra Magpie

On the reservation, danger looms everywhere, rising out of fear and anger, deprivation and poverty. Fiery-haired Louise White Elk dreams of both belonging and escape, and of discovering love and freedom on her own terms. But she is a beautiful temptation for three men-each more dangerous than the next-who will do anything to possess her...

Walking With Grandfather: The Wisdom of Lakota Elders

Artist - Author: 
Joseph M. Marshall III

Since the tide of interest created by Black Elk Speaks over 70 years ago, Native American lineage holders have been cautious about sharing their spiritual truths to the reading public because the essence of this wisdom has been so often misunderstood. In Walking with Grandfather, authentic Lakota lineage holder and award-winning storyteller Joseph M.

How Not to Catch Fish: And Other Adventures of Iktomi

Artist - Author: 
Joseph M. Marshall III

With this new Children's book and CD, prolific Lakota Sioux author Joseph Marshall III teams up with Yankton Sioux illustrator Joe Chamberlain and renowned Lakota Sioux recording artist John Two-Hawks to tell 7 great traditional Iktomi trickster tales.

The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History

Artist - Author: 
Joseph M. Marshall III

The 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn has become known as the quintessential clash of cultures between the Lakota and white settlers. The men who led the battle—Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and Colonel George A. Custer—have become legends.

The Lakota Way

Artist - Author: 
Joseph M. Marshall III

Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and imparts the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned from his elders.