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Autobiography and Nonfiction
Spider Woman's Granddaughters by
Call Number: PS508.I5 S64 1990
Publication Date: 1990-05-12
Native American scholar, literary critic, poet, and novelist Paula Gunn Allen, who is herself a Laguna Pueblo-Sioux Indian, compiled this powerful collection of traditional tales, biographical writings, and contemporary short stories.
The Scalpel and the Silver Bear by
Call Number: RD27.35 A45 A3 1999
Publication Date: 2000-06-06
The author, the first Navajo woman surgeon, tells the story of how she was able to cut across cultural, class, and educational borders to become a part of the medical world; and discusses how she came to understand the power of Navajo thinking about health and illness to impact some of modern medicine's most daunting problems.
Spirit Moves by
Call Number: E99.M47 B69 1996
Publication Date: 1996-03-01
The author recounts the struggles and spirituality of the women of her Native American family from the late nineteenth century until the present
Lakota Woman by
Call Number: E99.D1 C833 1991
Publication Date: 2011-06-14
A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world.
Sharing Our Stories of Survival by
Publication Date: 2007-10-15
A general introduction to the social and legal issues involved in acts of violence against Native women, this book's contributors are lawyers, social workers, social scientists, writers, poets, and survivors.
Call Number: E99.C5 M33 2000
Publication Date: 2000-02-12
Autobiography of the former Chief of the Cherokee Nation and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Fiction, Poetry, and Anthologies
Love Medicine by
Call Number: PS3555 R42 L6 1984
Publication Date: 1993-11-17
A story of the intertwined fates of the Kashpaws and the Lamartines near a North Dakota reservation from 1934 to 1984.
Reinventing the Enemy's Language by
Call Number: PS508 I5 R38 1997
Publication Date: 1998-09-17
A comprehensive anthology of poetry, fiction, prayer and memoir from Native American women.
The Halfbreed Chronicles and Other Poems by
Call Number: PS3568.O7644 H35 1985
Publication Date: 1985-12-31
These elegaic and celebratory poems have been praised for their sense of pain mingled with the desire for wholeness, for the beauty of the author's accompanying drawings, and for the compassionate final section which brings together stories of oppression around the world.
Call Number: PS3569 I44 S8 1981b
Publication Date: 1989-04-28
Storytelling is an integral part of Native American tradition. In this volume, Leslie Marmon Silko demonstrates that storytelling is not only alive but still imbued with the power to move and deeply affect us
Saanii Dahataal - The Women Are Singing by
Call Number: PS501 .S85 v. 23 1993
Publication Date: 1993-01-01
A collection of poems and prose in which Navajo writer Luci Tapahonso remembers the people and places she encountered during her childhood in Shiprock, New Mexico.