Choose These Native American Authors For Your Next Read!

Discover Native American authors, their literature and add their eye-opening, amazing work to your bookshelves, from the award winning Joy Harjo to uncovering the never discussed Native American enslavement.

Joy Harjo is the very first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States of America, earning this honor and award for her inciteful offerings to poetry.

An American Sunrise, among other offerings, is one of her books of poetry that give readers incite into her family, including her ancestors, and how they were driven from the place they called home.

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley is one for those who love young adult reads following a Native American teenager who ends up going undercover to solve a mystery that could tear all she knows apart.

Firekeeper’s Daughter will soon go to Netflix under the Obama’s Higher Ground productions.

Natalie Diaz is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet, having won the award in 2021 for her book Postcolonial Love Poem which is a follow up to her book titled When My Brother Was an Aztec.

Inside Postcolonial Love Poem, Diaz writes of not being erased by America as Native American. Instead, she wants to be seen.

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of India Enslavement in America by Andres Resendez makes void the notion that there was no Native American enslavement by uncovering the truth behind Native American slavery.