10 Books by Indians I Would Recommend
7 more by Indians and Colonizers I Would Also Recommend

  1. Walking the Rez Road,
    Jim Northrup 1995

  2. What Does Justice Look Like? The Struggle for Liberation in Dakota Homeland
    Waziyatawin 2008

  3. For This Land: Writings on Religion in America
    Vine Deloria Jr. 1998

  4. The Rez Road Follies: Canoes, Casinos, Computers and Birch Bark Baskets
    Jim Northrup 1999

  5. God is Red: A native View of Religion
    Vine Deloria Jr. 1981

  6. Speaking of Indians
    Ella Deloria 1944

  7. Everything You Know About Indians is Wrong
    Paul Chaat Smith 2009

  8. All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life
    Winona LaDuke (editor) 1999

  9. Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America
    Ward Churchill 1986

  10. In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors: The Dakota Commemorative March of the 21st Century
    Waziyatawin (editor) 2006

  11. Singing For a Spirit: A Portrait of the Dakota Sioux
    Vine Deloria Jr. and Sarah Emilia Olden (sorta) 1999

  12. Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden: Agriculture of the Hidatsa Indians
    Gilbert Wilson and Buffalo Bird Woman 1917

  13. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux
    John Neihardt and Black Elk 1932

  14. Listen: The Story of the People at Taku Wakan Tipi and the Reroute of Highway 55
    edited by Elli King 1999?

  15. Unsettling Ourselves: Reflections and Resources for Deconstructing Colonial Mentality (A source book)
    Unsettling Minnesota
    free pdf: http://unsettlingminnesota.org/sourcebook/
    Compiled 2009

  16. Where the Waters Gather and the Rivers Meet
    Paul Durand
    Out of print! http://www.wherethewatersgather.com

  17. What this Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village
    Janet D. Spector 1993


- Mike Wolf