Celebrate Native American Heritage Month through poetry

National Native American Heritage Month, observed in November, honors the histories, cultures, and contributions – historical and ongoing – of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Here are a few suggestions of poets to read in celebration, both this month and all year; you can also find this list in our catalog. Or check out the much more comprehensive list at the Poetry Foundation; or Sherman Alexie’s 2013 list of Top 10 Native American poets. Continue reading “Celebrate Native American Heritage Month through poetry”

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Through Fiction

National Native American Heritage Month, observed in November, honors the histories, cultures, and contributions – historical and ongoing – of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Here are a few suggestions of novels to read in celebration; or view them as a list in our catalog.

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You can’t go wrong reading any book by Washington author Sherman Alexie, but perhaps start with Ten Little Indians, a collection of short stories set in and around the Seattle area. Continue reading “Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Through Fiction”