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Blackfeet Nation

article Blackfeet writer, UM grad awarded prestigious Stegner writing fellowship at Stanford (11/5/2018)
(Montana) -- ​​Sterling HolyWhiteMountain, a Blackfeet writer from Browning, has won a prestigious fellowship at Stanford University. The Wallace Stegner Fellowships are...
article Blackfeet author's book a tribute to her father's wisdom (6/13/2018)
(Montana) -- With her father no longer around to tell traditional stories and profess his faith in person, Wanda Bear Medicine-Peterson of Browning decided to pass on...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article CN publishes its own history book (10/30/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation has published a new book titled “Cherokee Nation: A History of Survival, Self Determination and Identity” to allow readers...
article Oklahoman book review: 'Where the Dead Sit Talking' by Brandon Hobson (5/13/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma author Brandon Hobson, a member of the Cherokee Nation Tribe, is both a teacher of writing and an accomplished author.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article “The Lumbee Indians” paints picture of a diverse people (10/20/2018)
(North Carolina) -- For those who see the South in terms of black and white, the Lumbee Indians have always posed a problem. The largest Native American community east...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerTribe.com

article The PokerTribes Tale Continues, Part 2: The Overpriced PokerTribes and BingoTribes Contracts (10/12/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Among the major questions still publicly unanswered in the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes’ PokerTribes.com fiasco are exactly how the Oklahoma tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article Billy-Ray Belcourt on writing an 'instruction manual for a queer Indigenous future' (10/11/2018)
(Alberta) -- Rhodes Scholar and PhD student Billy-Ray Belcourt hails from Driftpile Cree Nation in Alberta. His debut collection of poetry, This Wound is a World, merges...
article 2-spirit Cree advocate encourages young people with release of new book (8/25/2018)
(Canada) -- A two-spirit advocate in the James Bay region of Quebec is hoping to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous youth and to encourage them to speak up...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mandalay Bay Shooting

article PTSD Expert Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Recounts Horror in Book: 'Burned into My Memory' (10/1/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Two weeks after surviving last year’s Las Vegas mass shooting, Dr. Shiva Ghaed decided to return to the city with her sister, who was attending a...
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Tlicho author disheartened school board doesn't recommend his books to students (9/29/2018)
(Edmonton) -- A well-known Tlicho author says he's shocked two of his books were among those not recommended for use in Edmonton classrooms. Richard Van Camp said he...
article Orange Shirt Day founder writes children's book about residential school experience (9/3/2018)
(Canada) -- Residential school survivor Phyllis (Jack) Webstad is publishing a children's book about her experience at residential school and the story behind Orange...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Tribe

article Culbertson, Farnbach teaming up to write Temecula winery food pairing book (9/22/2018)
(California) -- There's likely no better person to write a book about pairing food with Temecula wines than Martha Culbertson. And there's nobody more qualified...
1 Article on this Issue

Laura Ingalls Wilder

article Learning From Laura Ingalls Wilder (9/9/2018)
(USA) -- Just over a century ago, Rose Wilder Lane wrote to her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and suggested that she write about her memories growing up on the American...
article Romantic or racist? Perceptions shift on 'Little House on the Prairie' (7/9/2018)
(South Dakota) -- When a beloved children’s classic contains racism, it raises questions about how best to respect child readers and provide them with the tools to...
article William Shatner Feuding With Native Americans Over Children's Book Award (7/9/2018)
(Hollywood) -- William Shatner, best known for his role as Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, has been busy crafting another legacy composed of outrageous Twitter feuds....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (Encore Presentation) (9/4/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- On this edition of ST, we listen back to our April 2017 chat with David Grann, the bestselling author and staff writer at The New Yorker Magazine, about...
article REVIEW: Theft of land and oil resources (8/19/2018)
(Jordan) -- It is common knowledge that the United States was founded on a genocidal campaign which decimated Native Americans and dispossessed them of their land, (...
article BOOKS: Largely Forgotten Osage Murders Reveal A Conspiracy Against Wealthy Native Americans (4/6/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Members of the Osage Indian Nation became very wealthy in the 1920s after oil deposits were found on their land. Then local whites began targeting the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Passamaquoddy Tribe

article BLOG: An Upriver Passamaquoddy by Allen Sockabasin is Inspiring (8/29/2018)
(Maine) -- An Upriver Passamaquoddy, published by Tilbury House, is both inspiring and troubling. But I must begin by thanking Allen Sockabasin for writing this book...
1 Article on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article New book about Standing Rock written from child's perspective (8/25/2018)
(Indiana) -- A boy who visited the Standing Rock camp with his mother and younger sister in 2016 has written about his experience in a new children's book published...
1 Article on this Issue

Freedman

article "Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War" (7/31/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Our guest on ST is Kendra Taira Field, an assistant professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University...
1 Article on this Issue

AIM

article American Indian Movement Leader to Speak in Tucson (7/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- It’s been half a century since Clyde Bellecourt founded the American Indian Movement, which has worked to protect the rights of Native Americans...
article BOOK: AIMing for the Truth: the story of Native activist Clyde Bellecourt (4/10/2018)
(Minnesota) -- At the start of his fast and furi-ous story, “The Thunderbefore the Storm: TheAutobiography of Clyde Bellecourt,”the famed American Indian...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Voices

article Nebula Award-winning author Rebecca Roanhorse is indigenizing the future of science fiction and fantasy (7/3/2018)
(California) -- Rebecca Roanhorse is still excited after she won a Nebula Award for her first-ever short story, "Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience."...
article Tommy Orange and the New Native Renaissance (6/30/2018)
(California) -- On a June afternoon, Tommy Orange, author of There There, one of this summer’s breakout books, stood at the foot of the stage at the Fellowship of...
article Tommy Orange: ‘There’s a monolithic version of what a Native American is supposed to be’ (6/30/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The Native American novelist on the many voices of his bestselling debut, his own personal canon and the fear of tokenism in publishing.
article Santa Fe author pens tale of indigenous futurism (6/23/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The world as we know it has ended — or at least it has at the beginning of the new book Trail of Lightning. The debut novel focuses on the Navajo...
article Opinion: My father’s name (6/15/2018)
(Canada) -- With a last name like Orange you can imagine I’ve given some thought to names and what they mean. Kids weren’t mean about my name growing up...
article KEELER: Why Reading Sherman Alexie Was Never Enough (3/12/2018)
(Washington) -- Woody Allen’s depictions of New York City largely define that immense, complicated city to the world. Harvey Weinstein’s films spawned a...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article The heroine of the Navajo Nation (6/22/2018)
(Arizona) -- Rebecca Roanhorse’s debut novel, Trail of Lightning (Saga Press), is set in a post-apocalyptic future, after the Big Water has flooded all earthly...
1 Article on this Issue

Red Lake Tribe

article A tale told in two languages: Drawing inspiration from Red Lake, new children’s book written in Ojibwe and English (6/9/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Even with a name like Brenda Child, the idea of writing a children's book was out of the ordinary. As a historian and professor of American Studies at...
1 Article on this Issue

CSKT

article Book on the the founding history of Salish Kootenai College released (6/7/2018)
(Montana) -- President Sandra Boham of Salish Kootenai College, is pleased to announce the publication of a history of the first 34 years of Salish Kootenai College:...
1 Article on this Issue

Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Tribal Library to receive new books (5/21/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Quapaw Tribal Library will receive new books about the history of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma. A reception is slated from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article 5 Books About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada (5/11/2018)
(North Canada) -- For the last few months, I have basically altogether stopped watching TV. It wasn’t intentional. However, I have found myself filling my time...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Sports Betting: Best Books About Sports, Gaming, And Gambling (5/11/2018)
(USA) -- Gambling and sports betting have increasingly become popular activities for many people. To further make it easier for bettors, online casinos provide the added...
1 Article on this Issue

Code Talkers

article New children's book shares Navajo Code Talker's life story (4/23/2018)
(New Mexico) -- When Joseph Bruchac was approached in 2016 to adapt a Navajo Code Talker's biography into a book for children, he graciously accepted it. His work...
1 Article on this Issue

Sherman Alexie

article Asher, Alexie Top ALA 'Challenged Books' List in Wake of Allegations (4/10/2018)
(USA) -- The American Library Associations's annual State of America's Libraries report, released yesterday, may have turned some heads in the publishing world...
article Sherman Alexie a role model no more as Native group pulls award (3/22/2018)
(Washington) -- A Native American association has rescinded an award it gave to Sherman Alexie in 2008 for his book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,...
article Sherman Alexie Declines Carnegie Medal; Publisher Postpones Paperback in wake of Sexual Allegations (3/19/2018)
(Washington) -- In the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct against the author from a multitude of women on and off the record, Native American author Sherman Alexie...
article Sherman Alexie halts book release amid sexual harassment allegations (3/12/2018)
(Washington) -- At Sherman Alexie’s request, Hachette Book Group halted the paperback release of the Native American writer’s memoir because of numerous...
article Sherman Alexie delays memoir's paperback after sexual misconduct claims (3/11/2018)
(Washington) -- The publisher of Sherman Alexie, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is postponing the paperback of his latest book. Hachette Book Group...
article Beset By Sexual Harassment Claims, Sherman Alexie Declines Literary Prize (3/9/2018)
(New York) -- Writer Sherman Alexie has decided not to accept a prestigious literary prize he was awarded in February, as he faces multiple allegations of sexual...
article Sherman Alexie declines literary award (3/9/2018)
(New York) -- Sherman Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month, the American Library Association told the Associated Press on Friday.
article A new Native literary world without Sherman Alexie (3/6/2018)
(USA) -- In the forthcoming Tommy Orange novel "There There," Edwin Black, a 20-something half-Cheyenne man desperately seeks validation as Native. Raised by a...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article Indigenous filmmaking team to make screen adaptation of Eden Robinson's Son of a Trickster (4/7/2018)
(Toronto) -- It was during a conversation in January at a trendy eatery in Toronto when plans to have Eden Robinson's acclaimed novel Son of a Trickster adapted for...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Jessalynn Strauss publishes four book chapters examining Las Vegas and the casino industry (3/30/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The assistant professor of communications authored chapters exploring topics such as Sin City’s strategic communication efforts and the traditional...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Petaluma Profile: Greg Sarris brings Miwok myths to life (3/22/2018)
(California) -- Greg Sarris’ Miwok ancestors lived and worked in Petaluma for over 1,500 years. The city honored their historic contributions by naming two schools...
article Graton chairman Sarris’s new book embraces familiar territory (3/19/2018)
(California) -- Before he became the high-powered chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, leading the effort to regain federal recognition for his tribe...
article Graton Rancheria chairman Greg Sarris releases book of American Indian stories (3/18/2018)
(California) -- Before he became the high-powered chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, leading the effort to regain federal recognition for his tribe...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Supreme Court

article Supreme Court hears second Indian law case during a busy term (3/21/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in its second Indian law case of what has turned out to be an unusually busy term. The court has set...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Native author Tommy Orange on Trump, the power of fiction and supermassive black holes (11/13/2018)
(Vancouver) -- Author Tommy Orange didn't expect his first novel There There to get so much attention. Published in June, he hit The New York Times best seller list...
article Carl Love: Writer Gordon Johnson still connects readers to old Temecula, Native American life (11/3/2018)
(California) -- The crowd hanging out at the They Passed This Way monument in Old Town Temecula was working phones, the ultimate modern device. One, Gordon Johnson, also...
article BOOK REVIEW: 'A book for us': B.C.-raised memoirist subverts Indigenous stereotypes (10/29/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Before being named as a finalist for two of Canada's most prestigious literary prizes, Terese Marie Mailhot says she struggled to find stories...
article U Of Montana Professor, Blackfeet Member, Wins National Book Awards (10/25/2018)
(Montana) -- A University of Montana professor is the first Native American woman to win a book award from a prestigious national history organization. Rosalyn LaPier,...
article Q&A: Eden Robinson on her latest novel Trickster Drift, dysfunctional family dramas and mixed identities (10/24/2018)
(Ontario) -- Indigenous authors over the last three generations have been claming an increasing amount of space within the Canadian literary realm, where they are able...
article Calloway among National Book Award finalists (10/23/2018)
(New Hampshire) -- History and Native American studies professor Colin Calloway’s book “The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First...
article BOOK REVIEW: Review: Finding a Native American Identity in Oakland (10/23/2018)
(California) -- Oakland, Calif., is having a zeitgeist moment. The recent films “Black Panther,” “Sorry to Bother You” and “Blindspotting...
article Q&A: Eden Robinson on her latest novel Trickster Drift, dysfunctional family dramas and mixed identities (10/23/2018)
(Ontario) -- Indigenous authors over the last three generations have been claming an increasing amount of space within the Canadian literary realm, where they are able...
article BLOG: Let’s Indigenize Our Bookshelves & Fully Welcome Native Kids As Readers (10/9/2018)
(Texas) -- Abracadabra! I sought out how-to books about card tricks, guidebooks to seashells, and page-turning mysteries. Shortly after second grade, I’d begun...
article Book signing set for biography of Ben Reifel, first Lakota to serve in Congress (10/6/2018)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota has had only one American Indian congressman — Benjamin Reifel. He was not only a trailblazer for the American Indian community, but...
article 2-spirit/Indigiqueer author at U of C shortlisted for Governor General's Award (10/5/2018)
(Edmonton) -- An author based in Calgary has been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Awards for his portrayal of a two-spirit/Indigiqueer character in...
article Conversation-Starting ‘There There’ Is a Literary Hit (sub req) (10/2/2018)
(California) -- For his debut novel “There There,” in which a dozen Native Americans of varying ages, backgrounds and back stories converge on an Oakland,...
article Board's 'not recommended' book list angers award-winning Indigenous author (9/27/2018)
(Alberta) -- Edmonton Public Schools says it's taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a...
article 'I'd never written about my abuse as truth, I'd always fictionalized it': Terese Marie Mailhot on her memoir (9/23/2018)
(Canada) -- When Terese Marie Mailhot published her debut, Heart Berries: A Memoir, she couldn't have predicted the response. It was met with rave reviews, and...
article 'Building their own community around writing': the new Native Renaissance in literature (9/22/2018)
(North America) -- In an article for The Paris Review, Tsq'escen journalist Julian Brave NoiseCat says that we're entering a "new Native Renaissance"....
article 'I grew up knowing what I was, was a conflict': Tommy Orange writes about challenges facing 'urban Indians' (9/22/2018)
(California) -- In his debut novel, Tommy Orange reveals a world not often explored, the lives of "urban Indians." There, There is set in Oakland, California...
article Northern memoir tells Dene woman's story of motherhood, intergenerational trauma (9/22/2018)
(Canada) -- An emerging northern author is sharing her personal story of struggle and resilience as a Dene woman, from childhood to motherhood. Catherine Lafferty is...
article Indigenous writers to kick off this weekend's 2018 Thin Air writers fest (9/21/2018)
(Winnipeg) -- The next wave of Indigenous writers kick off at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival: Thin Air 2018 this weekend in Winnipeg. The Voices in the...
article Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography (9/20/2018)
(USA) -- Sometimes biographies about musical heroes read like substantially expanded Wikipedia pages, told in chronological order and sticking to the dry musical facts:...
article Earth Mover: Sean Sherman (9/19/2018)
(Minnesota) -- In 2014, the enterprising chef launched Sioux Chef (sioux-chef.com), a mini culinary empire founded on the idea of digging up and popularizing pre-contact...

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