This Tender Land

This Tender Land1932, Minnesota the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated It is also home to an orphan named Odie O Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent s wrath Forced to flee, he and

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The Night Watchman

The Night WatchmanBased on the extraordinary life of National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrich s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with li

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A Thousand Moons

A Thousand MoonsA dazzling new novel about memory and identity set in Paris, Tennessee in the aftermath of the American Civil War from the Booker Prize shortlisted author Sebastian Barry n nWinona Cole, an orphaned child of the Lakota Indians, finds herself growing up in an unconventional household on a farm in West

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Barkskins

BarkskinsIn the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen, Ren Sel and Charles Duquet, arrive in New France Bound to a feudal lord, a seigneur, for three years in exchange for land, they become wood cutters barkskins Ren suffers extraordinary hardship, oppressed by the forest he is charged

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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Fry Bread: A Native American Family StoryFry bread is food nIt is warm and delicious, piled high on a plate n nFry bread is time nIt brings families together for meals and new memories n nFry bread is nation nIt is shared by many, from coast to coast and beyond n nFry bread is us nIt is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, si

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An American Sunrise: Poems

An American Sunrise: PoemsIn the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Territory, which is now part of Oklahoma Two hundred years later, Joy Harjo returns to her family s lands and opens a dialogue with history In An American Sunrise, Harjo finds b

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I Can Make This Promise

I Can Make This PromiseInspired by her family s history Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family s secrets and finds her own Native American identity n nAll her life, Edie has known that her mom was adopted by a white couple So, no matter how curious she might be about her Native American heritage,

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Desolation Mountain (Cork O'Connor, #17)

Desolation Mountain (Cork O'Connor, #17)New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger delivers yet another punch to the gut blend of detective story and investigative fiction Booklist, starred review as Cork O Connor and his son Stephen work together to uncover the truth behind the tragic plane crash of a senator on Desolatio

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