Native American Heritage Month: November: Native American Fiction Available at CSCC

This guide will highlight CSCC resources available related to Native American Heritage Month as well as provide additional web resources.

Native American Fiction Available at CSCC

This section includes a sampling of Native American fiction titles available at Columbus State Library. Use the catalog search function below to find additional fiction books related to Native Americans.

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

Poetry by Native American Authors

The Woman Who Fell from the Sky

The author draws on her Native American heritage to offer poems combining elements of storytelling, prayer, and song.

Postcolonial Love Poem

Natalie Diaz's highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award Postcolonial Love Poem is an anthem of desire against erasure.

An American Sunrise

In the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Territory, which is now part of Oklahoma. Two hundred years later, Joy Harjo returns to her family's lands and opens a dialogue with history.

Living Nations, Living Words

Joy Harjo, the first Native poet to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate, has championed the voices of Native peoples past and present. Her signature laureate project gathers the work of contemporary Native poets into a national, fully digital map of story, sound, and space, celebrating their vital and unequivocal contributions to American poetry.

Novels/Story Collections by Native American Authors

Sabrina and Corina

A haunting debut story collection on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands, centered on Latinas of indigenous descent that shines a new light on the American West.

Rez Ball

This compelling debut novel by new talent Byron Graves tells the relatable, high-stakes story of a young athlete determined to play like the hero his Ojibwe community needs him to be.

The Only Good Indians

Peter Straub's 'Ghost Story' meets Liane Moriarty's 'Big Little Lies' in this American Indian horror story of revenge on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

The Night Watchman

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich's grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman.

This All Come Back Now

A world-first collection of blackfella speculative fiction from well-known and emerging First Nations writers.

The Removed

"A haunted work, full of voices old and new. It is about a family's reckoning with loss and injustice, and it is about a people trying for the same."

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