Related Reads

Want to further explore the topics covered in this year’s featured title? Check out these related reads for Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask:

Other Books by Anton Treuer 

  • The Assassination of Hole in the Day
  • Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe
  • Living Our Language: Ojibwe Tales & Oral Histories
  • The Language Warrior’s Manifesto: How to Keep Our Languages Alive No Matter the Odds
  • Ojibwe in Minnesota


  • Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative by Ignatia Broker
  • Portage Lake: Memories of an Ojibwe Childhood by Maude Kegg
  • To Be the Main Leaders of Our People: A History of Minnesota Ojibwe Politics, 1825–1898 by Rebecca Kugel
  • The White Earth Tragedy: Ethnicity and Dispossession at a Minnesota Anishinaabe Reservation by Melissa Meyer
  • History of the Ojibway People by William W. Warren
  • Fools Crow by James Welch
  • Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875–1928 by David Wallace Adams
  • Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900–1940 by Brenda Child
  • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
  • Indians in Minnesota by Kathy David Graves and Elizabeth Ebbott
  • The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer
  • Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto. Vine Deloria, Jr.
  • A Native American thought of it: amazing inventions and innovations by Rocky Landon and David MacDonald
  • American Indian Contributions to the World by Emory Dean Keoke and Kay Marie Porterfield
  • A broken flute the native experience in books for children by Doris Seale and Beverly Slapin
  • Rez life: an Indian’s journey through reservation life by David Treuer


  • Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
  • Trickster Tales by Matt Dembicki
  • Looks Like Daylight: Voice of Indigenous Kids by Deborah Ellis
  • Chickadee by Louise Erdrich
  • Tracks by Louise Erdrich
  • The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
  • There There by Tommy Orange