An accessible and educational illustrated book profiling 50 notable American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people, from NBA star Kyrie Irving of the Standing Rock Lakota to Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation
Product Code: 5931
ISBN: 9781984857941
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Published Date: 10/19/2021
Pages: 144
Availability:In stock
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Price: $18.99

Celebrate the lives, stories, and contributions of Indigenous artists, activists, scientists, athletes, and other changemakers in this beautifully illustrated collection. From luminaries of the past, like nineteenth-century sculptor Edmonia Lewis - the first Black and Native American female artist to achieve international fame - to contemporary figures like linguist jessie little doe baird, who revived the Wampanoag language, Notable Native People highlights the vital impact Indigenous dreamers and leaders have made on the world.

This powerful and informative collection also offers accessible primers on important Indigenous issues, from the legacy of colonialism and cultural appropriation to food sovereignty, land and water rights, and more. An indispensable read for people of all backgrounds seeking to learn about Native American heritage, histories, and cultures, Notable Native People will educate and inspire readers of all ages.


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Introduction

Jessie Little Doe Baird
Rowen White
Geo Soctomah Neptune
Madonna Thunder Hawk
Joshua Lanakilaoka ‘Ainaikapono Mangauil
Edmonia Lewis
Sergie Sovoroff

Settler Colonialism 101

Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel
Elizabeth Peratrovich
Tommy Orange
Haunani-Kay Trask
Chris Newman
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu
Mabel Pike

Whose Land Are You On?

Janet Mock
Aaron Yazzie
Ka’Ahumanu
Matika Wilbur
Sequoyah
Kalim Smith
Jihan Gearon
Jamaica Heolimeleikalani
Billy Frank Jr.
Sharice Davids
Paul John
Maria Tallchief
Sterlin Harjo

Representation Matters

Po’Pay
James Luna
Holly Mititquq Nordlum
Lili’Uokalani
Princess Daazhraii Johnson
Earl Kawa’a

Hawai’i and Alaska

Esther Martinez
Taqulittuq
Frank Waln
Twyla Baker
Sven Haakanson Jr.
Sarah Winnemucca
Nicole Gonzales

Current Issues in Indian Country

Nick Hanson
Jamie Okuma
Nainoa Thompson
Wilma Mankiller
Kyrie Irving
Viola Waghiyi
Susan Shown Harjo

More Notable Native People

Acknowledgments
About the Author and Illustrator
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