If you are watching Reservation Dogs on Hulu and enjoy watching Bear, Elora, Willie, and Cheese trying to come up with the money to get to California, being guided by an unreliable spirit guide, and the loyalty of these four friends, you will want to pick up these books in between episodes.
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The youngest-ever winner of the Griffin Prize mines his personal history in a brilliant new essay collection seeking to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be.
An award-winning essayist draws on archival documents in a narrative account that explores how her family’s troubled past and the death of her mother, a homeless alcoholic, reflected the traditions and tragic history of her Navajo heritage.
A vigilante enforcer on South Dakota’s Rosebud Indian Reservation enlists the help of an ex to investigate the activities of an expanding drug cartel, while a new tribal council initiative raises controversial questions.
A novel that grapples with the complex history of Native Americans; with an inheritance of profound spirituality; and with a plague of addiction, abuse, and suicide, follows 12 characters, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.
Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States, finds blessings in the abundance of her homeland and confronts the site where the Mvskoke people, including her own ancestors, were forcibly displaced. From her memory of her mother’s death, to her beginnings in the Native rights movement, to the fresh road with her beloved, Harjo’s personal life intertwines with tribal histories to create a space for renewed beginnings.
Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths
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