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21 Books For Native American Heritage Month

21 Books For Native American Heritage Month

You can borrow these books for FREE through the Boston Public Library (BPL) or preview them through our affiliate link on Amazon.

How the World Was Made A Cherokee Story
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A creation story that shares how animals worked together to create the planet we live on. And how the littlest creature made one of the biggest impacts.

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Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun's Thanksgiving Story
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This Native story gives voice to the Earth, animals and plants. It explains how the First People helped the Newcomers survive the winter by showing them how to farm. The book ends with a map of Massachusetts and Wampanoag tribes. Favorite quotes, "But the newcomers could not hear the seeds. Their ears did not know the voices of the land," and "They took Weeâchumun's seeds, but they don't know how to help them grow."

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Finding My Dance
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Professional Indigenous dancer Ria Thundercloud shares her story.

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The Gift of the Little People: A Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Story
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An Asiniskaw Ithiniwak (Rocky Cree) storyteller shares how his people discovered the medicine they still use today.

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Who Was Sitting Bull?
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At 10, Sitting Bull (then known as Jumping Badger) made his own bow and arrow and was a very skilled warrior and hunter. He knew the importance of the buffalo, the land and spent his life protecting both of those things for his people.

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Ice Breaker: How Mabel Fairbanks Changed Figure Skating (She Made History)
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Mabel Fairbanks went from being a homeless 9-year old to paving the way for so many figure skaters.

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Notable Native People: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers from Past and Present
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Immerse yourself in Native culture through these brilliant stories by Native voices. You'll meet a sculptor, a language advocate, a seed keeper, a hula teacher, a basket artist, indigenous culture keepers and more.

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