11 Native American History Book Recommendation

Aside from what we were taught in elementary school, how many of us have a really in depth understanding of Native American history? This list of carefully chosen titles offers well documented, fascinating accounts of America’s indigenous peoples, going as far back as before Columbus. Compiled by Jim G. at Monroe Public Library

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1. Tecumseh: A Life by John Sugden (Amazon)

2. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann (Amazon)

3. Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. (Samuel C.) Gwynne (Amazon)

4. The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury (Amazon)

5. The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier by Adam Jortner (Amazon)

6. Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors by Stephen E. Ambrose (Amazon)

7. Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWIIby Chester Nez (Amazon)

8. An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (Amazon)

9. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Alexander Brown (Amazon)

10. The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Indians by Mary Stockwell (Amazon)

11. Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep (Amazon)

Source: https://mcpl.info/staff-picks/Native%20American%20History

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