October 10, 2015

20 Native American Authors You Need to Read

James Welch (via)
The Open Education Database put up this great post in 2012 about Native writers you need to be reading, most of whom are from the West. I don’t know about you, but I love these kinds of posts. Make sure to click over to their post to read details about each of the authors.
November is Native American Heritage Month, a celebration meant to give recognition to the significant contribution the native peoples have made to the history, culture, and growth of the United States. One way to get into the spirit of things is by reading works by some of the greatest Native American authors from the past century. …
  • Sherman Alexie
  • Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Janet Campbell Hale
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • Vine Deloria Jr.
  • N. Scott Momaday
  • Duane Niatum
  • Gerald Vizenor
  • Louise Erdrich
  • James Welch
  • Barney Bush
  • Joy Harjo
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • nila northSun
  • Charles Eastman
  • John Joseph Mathews
  • Diane Glancy
  • Winona LaDuke
  • Wendy Rose
  • David Treuer
Click over to the Open Education Database to read the whole post.

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