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Native American Authors
Abenaki - Cree

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Storytelling. At base that is what American Indian authors and poets are doing — storytelling.

Jace Weaver in
Other Words: American Indian Literature,
Law, and Culture

Read Debbie Reese's blog, American Indians in Children's Literature, with recommendations of books for use at all levels, from picture books to young adult reading.

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notarrow pictureJoseph Bruchac, Abenaki
notarrow pictureCheryl Savageau, Abenaki
notarrow pictureAbena Songbird, Abenaki

Acoma Pueblo

notarrow pictureSimon Ortiz, Acoma Pueblo
notarrow pictureFrom counterbalance poetry
notarrow picture(unofficial)


notarrow pictureJimmy Santiago Baca, Apache/Mexican
notarrow pictureFrom the Modern American Poetry website.
notarrow pictureFrom the Writer's Net website (Unofficial)
notarrow pictureMargo Tamez, Lipan Apache/Mexican


notarrow pictureMary TallMountain, Koyukon/Athabaskan
notarrow picturefrom the TallMountain Circle site.
notarrow pictureVelma Wallis, Athabaskan, from Voices in the Gaps. (Unofficial)


notarrow pictureStephen Graham Jones, Blackfeet
notarrow pictureBeverly Hungry Wolf, Blackfeet, from Voices from the Gaps. (Unofficial)
notarrow pictureJames Welch, Blackfeet/Gros Ventre, from the Wikipedia


notarrow pictureLance Henson, Cheyenne


notarrow pictureGeary Hobson, Cherokee-Quapaw/Chickasaw
notarrow pictureLinda Hogan, Chickasaw
notarrow pictureFrom Voices in the Gaps. (Unofficial)


notarrow pictureJim Barnes, Choctaw/Welsh
notarrow pictureLeAnne Howe, Choctaw
notarrow pictureFrom Voices from the Gaps (Unofficial)
notarrow pictureDevon A. Mihesuah, Choctaw
notarrow pictureLouis Owens, Choctaw/Cherokee
notarrow pictureTim Tingle, Choctaw
notarrow pictureRon Querry, Choctaw

Colville Confederated Tribes

notarrow pictureSteve LaFountaine, Colville Confederated Tribes

Coeur d'Alene

notarrow pictureSherman Alexie, Spokane/Coeur d'Alene (Official)
notarrow pictureFrom the Modern American Poetry website.
notarrow pictureJanet Campbell Hale, Coeur d'Alene
notarrow pictureFrom Voices in the Gaps. (Unofficial)


notarrow picturePaul Chaat Smith, Commanche


notarrow pictureShirley Cheechoo, Cree
notarrow pictureTomson Highway, Cree

Note: Currently poetry chapbooks are for sale chapbooks are for sale on the websites of Tiffany Midge, Deborah Miranda, Annette Arkeketa, Ofelia Zepeda, Duane Niatum and Marijo Moore. Ordering information is available on each site. Chapbooks from Lance Henson, Carter Revard and Maurice Kenny are available from Point Riders Press.


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Most of these sites have been constructed either by the writer or with the writer's cooperation and collaboration. When that is not the case, the site is designated as Unofficial.

This index is compiled by Karen M. Strom

© 1997 - Karen M. Strom

This page was last modified on Sunday, 03-Dec-2006 15:18:35 EST.