A small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store's most annoying customer. Flora dies on All Souls' Day, but she simply won't leave the store. Tookie, who has landed a job selling books after years of incarceration that she survived by reading with murderous attention, must solve the mystery of this haunting.
Yellow Bird traces Lissa's steps as she obsessively hunts for clues to Clarke's disappearance. She navigates two worlds--that of her own tribe, changed by its newfound wealth, and that of the non-Native oilmen, down on their luck, who have come to find work on the heels of the economic recession.
Recipes from Freddie Bitsoie, the former executive chef at Mitsitam Native Foods Café at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Recipes like Chocolate Bison Chili, Prickly Pear Pork Chops, and Sumac Seared Trout and Bacon Sauce combine the old with the new, holding fast to traditions while experimenting modern methods.
Jade Daniels is an angry, half-Indian outcast with an abusive father, an absent mother, and an entire town that wants nothing to do with her. She lives in her own world, a world in which protection comes from an unusual source: horror movies.
Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota, training as an anthropologist, and researching Native life past and present. This story of American Indians since the end of the nineteenth century to the present is one of unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention.
The account begins in the late 1880s, when Native Americans were forced to tour in wild west shows as an alternative to prison. This is followed by a detailed look at the life and work of seminal figures such as Cherokee humorist Will Rogers and Hill.
Set in a Native community in Maine, Night of the Living Rez is a riveting debut collection about what it means to be Penobscot in the twenty-first century and what it means to live, to survive, and to persevere after tragedy.
Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder.
As Luz navigates 1930's Denver, she begins to have visions that transports her to her Indigenous homeland. Luz recollects her ancestors' origins, how her family flourished and how they were threatened. She bears witness to the sinister forces that have devastated her people and their homelands for generations.
Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize.
Drawing deeply on Cherokee folklore, The Removed seamlessly blends the real and spiritual to excavate the deep reverberations of trauma. A meditation on family, grief, home, and the power of stories on both a personal and ancestral level.