Exploring must-read Indigenous books

In the depths of winter, many months into a pandemic many of us need less screen time, more old school time with a great new book.

APTN InFocus searched far and wide for new must-reads for your bedside table and thanks to many kind helpers who came up with a list.


Must Reads for Kids and Teens

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The Orange Shirt Story for Ages 7 and up

Phyllis’s Orange Shirt for Ages 4-6

By Phyllis Webstad


The Sharing Circle for All Ages

The Circle of Caring and Sharing for Ages 4-6

By Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson


Raven’s Feast for Ages 7 and up

Gifts from Raven for Ages 4-6

By Kung Jaadee


The Brave for middle-grades

By James Bird


Black Sun for teens and up

By Rebecca Roanhorse


The Mighty Muskrat Mystery Series for Ages 9-12

By Michael Hutchinson


Trudy’s Rock Story for All Ages

Trudy’s Healing Stone for Ages 4-6

By Trudy Spiller


It’s a Mitig! for Ages 3-5

By Bridget George

Must Reads for Adults

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Childhood Thoughts and Water

By John McDonald


Land Water Sky

By Catherine Lafferty


Five Little Indians

By Michelle Good


From Brotherhood to Nationhood

By Peter McFarlane, with Doreen Manuel


Fight or Submit: Standing Tall in Two Worlds

by Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson


The Red Man in the New World Drama

by Jennings C. Wise


Tales My Kookum Told Me

Multiple authors coming out in Fall 2021

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