Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November is Native American Heritage Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Why not recognize some of the literary the achievements of Native Americans by checking out a few fiction writers such as:

Louise Erdrich

Minnesota author of award-winning novels such as:
The Round House (PS3555.R42 R68 2012)
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (PS3555.R42 L37 2001)
Master Butcher's Singing Club (PS3555.R42 M37 2003)
Four Souls (PS3555.R42 F68 2005)

Michael Dorris

Late author of several titles including:
The Crown of Columbus (with Louise Erdrich) (PS3554.O695 C76 1991)
Yellow Raft on Blue Water (PS3554.O695 Y4 1987)

Sherman Alexie

Author from Seattle area whose popular novels include:
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (PZ7.A382 Ab 2007 )
Reservation Blues (PS3551.L35774 R74 1995)
Flight (PS3551.L35774 F57 2007)

N. Scott Momaday

Pulitzer-prize winning author of:
The Way to Rainy Mountain (E99.K5 M64W)
The House Made of Dawn (PS3563 .O47 H5)
The Ancient Child (PS3563.O47 A78 1989)

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