Celebrating Native American Heritage Month - Book List

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! At the Board of Library Trustees meeting on October 25, 2022, the Board approved a resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month in November 2022. This month celebrates and recognizes the cultures, traditions, histories and contributions of Native and Indigenous people.

In celebration, we've put together a curated list of books that highlights Native and Indigenous voices. There There by Tommy Orange, Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot, The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich, The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman and more - check out the full list of fiction and nonfiction titles here: https://www.ahml.info/list/native-american-heritage-month-1.

You can also attend our Wider Lens: Rez Metal program on Thursday, November 17, 7-8:45 p.m. in the Hendrickson Room. Rez Metal is a documentary that follows the Navajo heavy metal band I Don't Konform's remarkable journey from performing on poverty-stricken reservations to recording their debut album with a Grammy-award winning producer. Screening will be followed by a facilitated discussion with Gina Roxas from the Trickster Cultural Center. Not Rated, 75 minutes. Click here to register.