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Native American Heritage Month: Recommended Sources

Resources in celebration of the history and culture of the indigenous communities and tribal nations of America. More resources at nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov

Nonfiction

All the Real Indians Died Off and 20 Other Myths about Native Americans

A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery

Lakota Woman

Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn

Rights Remembered: A Salish Grandmother Speaks on American Indian History and the Future

Beyond Germs: Native Depopulation in North America

Lies My Teacher Told Me: everything your American history textbook got wrong

A Place to Be Navajo: Rough Rock and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Indigenous Schooling

Killing the White Man's Indian: Reinventing of Native Americans at the end of the twentieth century

American Indians in the Early West

Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Soul Talk, Song Language: Conversations with Joy Harjo

Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West

Coyote Warrior: one man, three tribes, and the trial that forged a nation

Dancing at Halftime: sports and the controversy over American Indian mascots

Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask

The Other Movement: Indian Rights and Civil Rights in the Deep South

Imagic Moments: Indigenous North American Film

Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century

Native American Voices

Power and Place: Indian Education in America

The American Indian Mind in a Linear World

The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century

The Legacy of Conquest: the unbroken past of the American West

The White Man's Indian: images of the American Indian from Columbus to the present

To Show What an Indian Can Do: Sports at Native American Boarding Schools

Treaties and Treachery: the Northwest Indians' Resistance to Conquest.

Unlearning the Language of Conquest: Scholars Expose Anti-Indianism in America

Children's Literature

Giving Thanks: a Native American good morning message

Jingle Dancer

My Heart Fills with Happiness

The Birchbark House

Sitting Bull Remembers

The Education of Little Tree

Code Talker: a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two

Streaming Video

Native America
PBS Series

Trail of Tears

In Jesus' Name: Shattering the Silence of St. Anne's Residential School

Our Fires Still Burn:
The Native American Experience

We shall Remain:
American Through Native Eyes
PBS Series

Kind Hearted Woman
PBS Series

A Hidden America: Children of the Plains

America's Native Prisoners of War
TEDTalk by Aaron Huey

Southwest American Indian Art

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