Colors in the Cree language, the Indian Child Welfare Act, and stealing Native bone marrow are a few of the topics covered in books on one list of the best Native books of 2017. Debbie Reese (Nambé Pueblo) spends her time reading and scrutinizing children’s literature that features Native themes and characters for the blog American Indians in Children’s Literature. Reese helps sort out the exceptional books from those that sink into stereotypes or misinformation. We’ll get her take on the best books by Native authors.
Debbie Reese (Nambé Pueblo) – founder of American Indians in Children’s Literature blog
Julie Flett (Cree-Métis) – author of Black Bear, Red Fox: Colours in Cree
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