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Native American Heritage Month


November is National Native American Heritage Month.
Bookshop Santa Cruz has put together this list of books that celebrate the culture, heritage, and resiliency of Native Americans.

To see our list of recommended reading for Kids and Young Adult, click here

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Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology By Shane Hawk (Editor), Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. (Editor) Cover Image
By Shane Hawk (Editor), Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. (Editor)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593468463
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Published: Vintage - September 19th, 2023

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Removal Acts By Erin Marie Lynch Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781644452530
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2023

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The Berry Pickers: A Novel By Amanda Peters Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781646221950
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Published: Catapult - October 31st, 2023

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A Council of Dolls: A Novel By Mona Susan Power Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063281097
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Published: Mariner Books - August 8th, 2023

Bad Cree: A Novel By Jessica Johns Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593467947
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Published: Anchor - December 5th, 2023

Don't Fear the Reaper (The Indian Lake Trilogy #2) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982186609
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - September 26th, 2023

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Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America By Matika Wilbur Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781984859525
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 25th, 2023

It Stops Here: Standing Up for Our Lands, Our Waters, and Our People By Rueben George, Michael Simpson Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735242807
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Published: Allen Lane - August 29th, 2023

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The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History By Ned Blackhawk Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300244052
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Published: Yale University Press - April 25th, 2023

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Sisters of the Lost Nation By Nick Medina Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593546857
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Published: Berkley - April 18th, 2023

Calling for a Blanket Dance By Oscar Hokeah Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781643753911
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 25th, 2023

Sinister Graves (A Cash Blackbear Mystery #3) By Marcie R. Rendon Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781641295239
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Published: Soho Crime - September 12th, 2023

Earthdivers, Vol. 1: Kill Columbus By Stephen Graham Jones, Davide Gianfelice (Illustrator), Joana Lafuente (Colorist), Rafael Albuquerque (Cover design or artwork by) Cover Image
By Stephen Graham Jones, Davide Gianfelice (Illustrator), Joana Lafuente (Colorist), Rafael Albuquerque (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9798887240459
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Published: IDW Publishing - September 19th, 2023

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning History) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780807013076
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Published: Beacon Press - October 3rd, 2023

Swim Home to the Vanished: A Novel By Brendan Shay Basham Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063241084
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Published: Harper - August 22nd, 2023

To Shape a Dragon's Breath: The First Book of Nampeshiweisit By Moniquill Blackgoose Cover Image
$18.00
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ISBN: 9780593498286
Published: Del Rey - May 9th, 2023

Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640095885
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Published: Counterpoint - March 7th, 2023

Night of the Living Rez By Morgan Talty Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534187
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Published: Tin House Books - July 5th, 2022

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Shutter (A Rita Todacheene Novel #1) By Ramona Emerson Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781641294812
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Published: Soho Crime - April 25th, 2023

White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250847676
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 3rd, 2023

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Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525511335
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Published: One World - April 18th, 2023

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Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years By Joy Harjo, Sandra Cisneros (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo, Sandra Cisneros (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781324036487
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

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Never Name the Dead: A Novel (A Mud Sawpole Mystery) By D. M. Rowell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781639101276
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - November 8th, 2022

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Bad Indians (Expanded Edition): A Tribal Memoir (10th Anniversary Edition) By Deborah Miranda Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781597145862
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Published: Heyday Books - October 11th, 2022

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Murder on the Red River (A Cash Blackbear Mystery #1) By Marcie R. Rendon Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781641293761
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Published: Soho Crime - April 5th, 2022

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We Are the Middle of Forever: Indigenous Voices from Turtle Island on the Changing Earth By Dahr Jamail (Editor), Stan Rushworth (Editor) Cover Image
By Dahr Jamail (Editor), Stan Rushworth (Editor)
$28.99
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ISBN: 9781620976692
Published: New Press - April 12th, 2022

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Poet Warrior: A Memoir By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324022015
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 9th, 2022

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

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The Seed Keeper By Diane Wilson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571311375
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021

We Are the Land: A History of Native California By Damon B. Akins, William J. Bauer, Jr. Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520280502
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Published: University of California Press - March 29th, 2022

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The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

We Are Not Animals: Indigenous Politics of Survival, Rebellion, and Reconstitution in Nineteenth-Century California By Martin Rizzo-Martinez, Valentin Lopez (Foreword by) Cover Image
$80.00
ISBN: 9781496219626
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - February 1st, 2022

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There There By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

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How We Go Home: Voices from Indigenous North America (Voice of Witness) By Sara Sinclair (Editor) Cover Image
By Sara Sinclair (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642592719
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 13th, 2020

Ceremony: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Leslie Marmon Silko, Larry McMurtry (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Leslie Marmon Silko, Larry McMurtry (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143104919
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 26th, 2006

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning History #3) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present By David Treuer Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399573194
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019

Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land By Noé Álvarez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220533
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Published: Catapult - March 2nd, 2021

Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God By Kaitlin B. Curtice Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781587434310
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Published: Brazos Press - May 5th, 2020

As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock By Dina Gilio-Whitaker Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780807028360
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Published: Beacon Press - March 31st, 2020

The Night Watchman: Pulitzer Prize Winning Fiction By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

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White Magic By Elissa Washuta Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534019
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Published: Tin House Books - March 15th, 2022

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An American Sunrise: Poems By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393358483
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 18th, 2020

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When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry By Joy Harjo (Editor), LeAnne Howe (With), Jennifer Elise Foerster (With) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo (Editor), LeAnne Howe (With), Jennifer Elise Foerster (With)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393356809
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 25th, 2020

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Chími Nu'am: Native California Foodways for the Contemporary Kitchen By Sara Calvosa Olson Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781597146159
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Published: Heyday Books - September 5th, 2023

Seed to Plate, Soil to Sky: Modern Plant-Based Recipes using Native American Ingredients By Lois Ellen Frank, PhD Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306827297
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Published: Hachette Go - August 29th, 2023

New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian By Freddie Bitsoie, James O. Fraioli, Quentin Bacon (By (photographer)), Gabriella Trujillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Freddie Bitsoie, James O. Fraioli, Quentin Bacon (By (photographer)), Gabriella Trujillo (Illustrator)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419753558
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Published: Abrams Books - November 16th, 2021

The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen By Sean Sherman, Beth Dooley (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Sean Sherman, Beth Dooley (Contributions by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780816699797
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - October 10th, 2017