eSpotlight - Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month!

Native American Woman in neon-colored dress among other Native American people in dress at Berkeley's Indigenous Peoples Day in Berkeley.
By Quinn Dombrowski from Berkeley, USA - Day 286: Indigenous Peoples Day, CC BY-SA 2.0

November: National Native American Heritage Month

This month we celebrate the vibrant culture of Native Americans in our local communities and in our country. Help us celebrate by checking out some superb eBooks and eMedia.

For Adults

Book cover for Books & Islands in Ojibwe Country: Travelling Through the Land of My Ancestors by Louise ErdrichBook cover for Reservation Blues by Sherman AlexieeAudiobook cover for Ceremony by Leslie Marmon SilkoeAudiobook cover for Code Talker by Chester NezBook cover for Mending Skins by Eric GansworthBook cover for The Sacred Hoop by Paula Gunn AllenFavor of Crows: New and Collected Haiku by Gerald VizenorCover for Native Storiers: Five Selections edited by Gerald Vizenor

For Teens

Book cover for Crazy Horse's Girlfriend: A Novel by Erika T. WurthBook cover for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieBook cover for If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric GansworthBook cover for Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner by Tim TingleBook cover for The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

For Children

Book cover for Makoons by Louise ErdrichAudio book cover for Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac.eAudio book cover for Hiawatha and the Peacemaker by Robbie Robertson and David ShannonBook cover for In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall IIIBook cover for A Kid's Guide to Native American History: More than 50 Activities by Yvonne Wakim Dennis and Arlene Hirschfelder

More Available with Your Library Card

Find these excellent titles by Native authors and much more in San Jose Public Library's catalog. All you need is your free library card to get started!

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