Recommended Readings

Recommended Readings – Books That May Change Your Life

endofthetrailsculptureOne of our members suggested this and we think it is a wonderful idea. We will list here books and other readings that reflect the beliefs, ideals and hopes that we share. Some are historical and some are thoughtful. All are valuable. If you have a suggestion for addition here, please send it to and we will consider it. Thank you.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee – Dee Brown

Indian Givers – Jack Weatherford

The Female Brain – Dr. Luann Brizendine (suggested by Buffy St. Marie)

The End of War – John Horgan

The Wisdom of the Native American Indians – Kent Nerbum

To Be There, Is Here – Meditations of the Heart – Douglas Dale Fry  (ebook)

Other books and readings that our members have recommended  – please let us know your opinion on them.

Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions
The Lakota Way. Stories and lessons for living, Native American Wisdom on Ethics and Character. Author: Joseph M Marshall.

Crossing Bok Chittowritten by Tim Tingle (Choctaw) and illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges (Cherokee) 2006

When We Were Alone, written by David Alexander Robertson (Swampy Cree) and illustrated by Julie Flett, 2016
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, written by Sherman Alexie (Spokane-Coeur d’Alene-Choctaw) and illustrated by Ellen Forney, 2007
Birchbark Houseby Louise Erdrich (Chippewa), 1999
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horsewritten by Joseph Marshall III (Sicangu Lakota/Rosebud Sioux) and illustrated by Jim Yellowhawk (Cheyenne River Lakota Nation) 2015
#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, edited by Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot’in) and Mary Beth Leatherdale (2017)
Blue Horses Rush In, by Luci Tapahonso (Navajo), 1997
Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Storywritten by Johnny Arlee (Salish) and illustrated by Sam Sandoval (Salish/Navajo), 2005
The Blue Raven, a graphic novel written by Richard Van Camp (Tlicho) and illustrated by Steven Keewatin Sanderson (Plains Cree) 2009