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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.

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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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Probably Ruby: A Novel By Lisa Bird-Wilson Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593448670
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Published: Hogarth - April 12th, 2022

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

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Shutter By Ramona Emerson Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781641293334
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Published: Soho Crime - August 2nd, 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
ISBN: 9781620976692
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Published: New Press - April 12th, 2022

White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250847652
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 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

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Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511328
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Published: One World - June 7th, 2022

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel 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
$16.00
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
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

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Braiding Sweetgrass By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781571311771
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 13th, 2020

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

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer, Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728458991
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Published: Zest Books (Tm) - November 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

$16.00
ISBN: 9780807062654
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Published: Beacon Press - October 4th, 2016

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

Crooked Hallelujah By Kelli Jo Ford Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802149138
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Published: Grove Press - July 20th, 2021

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

WHEREAS: Poems By Layli Long Soldier Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977672
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 7th, 2017

The Radiant Lives of Animals By Linda Hogan Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780807047927
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Published: Beacon Press - October 13th, 2020

Walking the Ojibwe Path: A Memoir in Letters to Joshua By Richard Wagamese Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781571313898
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 14th, 2020

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Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land By Toni Jensen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984821201
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 21st, 2021

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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 Noe Alvarez 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
$17.99
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
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807028360
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Published: Beacon Press - March 31st, 2020

The Night Watchman: A Novel 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: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

This Town Sleeps By Dennis E. Staples Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640094642
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Published: Counterpoint - March 16th, 2021

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Winter Counts: A Novel By David Heska Wanbli Weiden Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968951
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Published: Ecco - July 6th, 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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Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems By Natalie Diaz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

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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

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 - 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

Cooking the Native Way: Chia Café Collective By The Chia Café Collective Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781597144186
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Published: Chia Cafe Collective - March 17th, 2010

#Notyourprincess: Voices of Native American Women By Charleyboy (Editor), Leatherdale (Editor) Cover Image
By Charleyboy (Editor), Leatherdale (Editor)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781554519576
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Published: Annick Press - September 12th, 2017

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Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two By Joseph Bruchac Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780142405963
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Published: Speak - July 6th, 2006

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People #2) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza (Adapted by), Debbie Reese (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza (Adapted by), Debbie Reese (Adapted by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807049396
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Published: Beacon Press - July 23rd, 2019

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We Are Water Protectors By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Look, Grandma! Ni, Elisi! (Storytelling Math) By Art Coulson, Madelyn Goodnight (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Art Coulson, Madelyn Goodnight (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781623542047
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 3rd, 2021

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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

On the Trapline By David A. Robertson, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David A. Robertson, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735266681
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Published: Tundra Books - May 4th, 2021

The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book One By David A. Robertson Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735266124
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Published: Puffin Canada - August 31st, 2021

Walking in Two Worlds (The Floraverse) By Wab Kinew Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735269026
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Published: Tundra Books - October 4th, 2022

I Sang You Down from the Stars By Tasha Spillett-Sumner, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316493161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

Indigenous America (True History) By Liam McDonald, Jennifer Sabin (Created by), Doug Kiel (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Liam McDonald, Jennifer Sabin (Created by), Doug Kiel (Introduction by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593386088
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 30th, 2022

Finding My Dance By Ria Thundercloud, Kalila J. Fuller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593093894
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 13th, 2022

She Persisted: Wilma Mankiller By Traci Sorell, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593403051
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Published: Philomel Books - October 4th, 2022

Killers of the Flower Moon: Adapted for Young Readers: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593377376
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Published: Yearling - November 8th, 2022

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (Young Readers Adaptation): Life in Native America By David Treuer, Sheila Keenan (Adapted by) Cover Image
By David Treuer, Sheila Keenan (Adapted by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593203477
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2022

Forever Cousins By Laurel Goodluck, Jonathan Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurel Goodluck, Jonathan Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623542924
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 4th, 2022

100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series) By Bonnie Juettner, Eduard Coll (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bonnie Juettner, Eduard Coll (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780912517513
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 1st, 2002

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Still This Love Goes on By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648073
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Published: Greystone Kids - September 27th, 2022

My Name Is Seepeetza: 30th Anniversary Edition By Shirley Sterling, Tomson Highway (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Shirley Sterling, Tomson Highway (Afterword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781773068565
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 6th, 2022

The Orange Shirt Story By Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780993869495
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Published: Medicine Wheel Publishing - September 1st, 2018

Phyllis's Orange Shirt By Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol (Illustrator)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781989122242
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Published: Medicine Wheel Publishing - September 1st, 2019

Together We Drum, Our Hearts Beat as One By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528892
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 11th, 2022

Warrior Grandma: The Story of Patricia Locke (Change Maker Series) By Littlebrave Beaston, Luthando Mazibuko (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781618512130
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Published: Bellwood Press - July 12th, 2022

The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation By Alice B. McGinty, Shonto Begay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice B. McGinty, Shonto Begay (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525645009
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - March 30th, 2021

First Families: A Photographic History of California Indians By L. Frank Manriquez Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781597140133
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Published: Heyday Books - November 1st, 2014

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I Can Make This Promise By Christine Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062872005
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Published: Heartdrum - December 8th, 2020

Indian No More By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148396
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Published: Tu Books - September 24th, 2019

Kiss by Kiss / Ocêhtowina: A Counting Book for Families By Richard Van Camp, Mary Cardinal Collins (Translator) Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459816213
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - September 18th, 2018

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Little You By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459802483
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - April 1st, 2013

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest By Gerald McDermott, Gerald McDermott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152024499
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2001

The Story of Jumping Mouse By John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780688087401
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Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 1989

We Sang You Home By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459811782
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 18th, 2016

Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns By Richard Van Camp Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781551436616
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 1st, 2007

If I Go Missing By Brianna Jonnie, Nshannacappo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brianna Jonnie, Nshannacappo (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781459414518
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Published: Lorimer Children & Teens - December 3rd, 2019

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