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Read Native 2021


Read Native 2021

PCC Library invites you to learn more about Native Americans by reading ebooks, graphic novels, and articles by Indigenous authors, scientists, legislators, and storytellers. If listening is your preference, check out the Native American authors who are offering engaging podcasts.

To promote additional opportunities for discovery, the American Indian Library Association is offering a Read Native 2021 challenge. Learn how you can participate in the challenge. A variety of prize packages will be offered at the end of the year.

Podcasts

Stories From the Land
This podcast shares land inspired stories from Indigenous communities which are meant to articulate, challenge and reinforce the Indigenous worldview and connection to land/territory.

Returning to the Rez
Host and Producer Kendall Harvey (Diné) recently graduated from Columbia University. This podcast is part of his undergraduate senior thesis project where he talks about the “post-graduation journeys of three Diné (Navajo) graduates” and the idea of returning to the rez and giving back.

Indian & Cowboy
Welcome to the future of Indigenous storytelling.

Contemporary Native American Authors

Cherie Dimaline (science fiction, fiction)

Stephen Graham Jones (horror)

Joy Harjo (poetry)

Brandon Hobson (fiction)

Thomas King (nonfiction, fiction)

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Marcie R. Rendon (mystery)

Tasha Spillett-Sumner

David Treuer (history)